Virtual Vancouver Model could have huge impact on Property Industry

Posted on 6 September, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News, Uncategorised, Worldwide Property News

GeoSim, an international technology firm with offices in Vancouver, Warsaw and Tel Aviv, has developed an interactive digital 3-D model of downtown Vancouver. The 14-year-old company says it could change the way that commercial real estate agents, developers,... Read More

Retailers split over extended Sunday Opening Hours

Posted on 5 September, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Uncategorised

In recent years, larger retailers have begun to press the government to relax Sunday trading laws which restrict the hours they can open. However, a study by retail ecommerce firm Shopatron has revealed that not all of the country’s leading retailers would... Read More

Work begins on £400 million Walsall Gigaport Scheme

Posted on 15 August, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments, Uncategorised

As demand for office space spreads from London to the regions, local authorities have channelled funds and energy into examining increased possibilities for new developments. This has seen work begin on the demolition of Walsall’s Albion Tannery this week,... Read More

Fortnum & Mason plans Heathrow take-off

Posted on 29 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties, Uncategorised

Fortnum & Mason has long been established as a high quality retailer with a tradition of serving well-heeled customers including members of the Royal family. Last year, in a bid to expand on its history, Fortnum & Mason opened its first new... Read More

Commonwealth Games drives Travelodge’s £75m Scottish Expansion

Posted on 14 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Uncategorised

Britain’s third biggest hotel chain is hoping to benefit from Scotland’s tourism boom by building ten new hotels north of the border. The £75m expansion is being backed by international hedge fund investment. Travelodge — which already has... Read More

Historic mill proves a hit — on and off screen

Posted on 9 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties, Uncategorised

A West Yorkshire mill complex — listed among the top ten per cent of Britain’s most important historic buildings — is proving equally popular with television viewers as it is with its business tenants. Dalton Mills’ historic Clock Tower has... Read More

Shoppers Shun Traditional Easter Gifts

Posted on 18 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Uncategorised

With the Bank Holiday upon us, it is generally assumed that consumers will be eagerly stocking up on Easter eggs, toy rabbits and wicker baskets in a bid to celebrate the first big holiday of the year. However, a new survey released by Conlumino and Web... Read More

Brighton Shopping Centre trials Store to Door Delivery Service

Posted on 11 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Uncategorised

Changes in consumer habits have meant that retailers need to be increasingly adept at picking up on new trends and technological advances in order to keep pace with a fast moving market. Consumers are now more pressed for time than ever before, so... Read More

Commercial Property a Better Bet than Equities says Fund Manager

Posted on 24 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News, Uncategorised

Investing in commercial property this year is likely to make you as much money as putting your money in equities, claims the manager of one of Britain’s top-rated asset funds. The reason most investors underestimate property funds is because they do not... Read More

John Lewis Sales soar for Second Week Running

Posted on 27 November, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Uncategorised

John Lewis has, in recent years, become the undisputed champion in the Christmas retailing stakes, with its Christmas television advert and in-store decorations increasing its customer base exponentially at this time of year. Now, it appears that the... Read More