Monthly Archives: February 2013

Murray Buys Brothers Wedding Venue to Turn into Luxury Hotel

Posted on 28 February, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Top Properties

Tennis star Andy Murray has bought the hotel where his brother got married and plans to turn it into a luxury five-star hotel. The US Open champion and Olympic gold medallist reportedly paid £1.8 million for the Cromlix House Hotel, which is not far... Read More

Change of Use Relaxation Faces Setback

Posted on by Neil Bird under Industry News

The government is facing a setback to its plans to allow landlords to convert offices to residential use without planning permission. Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, was confident the new rules could be in place by... Read More

Property from the Golden Age of Hollywood Sold for 12 Million Dollars

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

A two-story building in Beverly Hills has been sold for almost $12 million to a local investor. The 11,000-sq-foot Marian Building was built in 1928 by movie mogul Jack Warner and is one of the oldest commercial properties in the city. It is located at Little... Read More

Scottish Commercial Property Deals at Long Term Low

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

According to the world’s leading commercial property services advisor, the value of the Scottish market fell to the lowest recorded level since 2001 in the final quarter of 2012. In research conducted by CBRE it is shown that only £212 million worth of... Read More

New Development for Sheffield Hallam University

Posted on 27 February, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Commercial Developments

Plans for a new £30million city centre building at Sheffield Hallam University have been submitted to the council for planning consent. If given the go-ahead, the new building will be located on the corner of Charles Street and Arundel Gate. Sheffield... Read More

Landlords Speak Out Over Banksy Mural

Posted on by Neil Bird under Industry News

The landlords at the centre of an international wrangle over a mural by celebrated street artist Banksy have finally broken their silence over the issue. Robert Davies and Les Gilbert, directors of property firm Wood Green Investments, claim they are... Read More

Shops in Bristol City Centre Buck Poor UK Retail Trend

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

The chief executive of business and tourism body Destination Bristol, John Hirst, has revealed that the southern city is managing to do what few others in the UK can – sustain and even post growth in its retail sector. In fact, the number of sales posted by... Read More

Head of the Crown Estate Considers Ten Year Plan

Posted on by Neil Bird under Top Properties

The head of the Queen’s extensive property portfolio has revealed she is considering a ten year plan for the £8 billion Crown Estate. Speaking to the Evening Standard Alison Nimmo, the first woman to hold the post, was also keen to highlight the diversity... Read More

Google to Expand its Silicon Valley Office to Become a Googleplex

Posted on 26 February, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Worldwide Property News

If present Google offices are anything to go by, with vibrant colours, fun break out rooms and comfy working areas, the new Google office will be another delight to work in. Google has started the construction of a new office around its Silicon Valley... Read More

Birmingham Aims to Rival London

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

For many years, London has been a leading international business destination, with a wealth of international businesses based in the city. However, the capital city may have a rival hot on its heels with the launch of Birmingham’s city centre enterprise... Read More