Monthly Archives: October 2014

Improving Market Fundamentals will bring Further Growth in 2015

Posted on 31 October, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

The commercial real estate industry will continue to grow next year across most property types and markets, according to Deloitte. The company has prepared a report outlining its 2015 outlook where it states that access to capital will be another... Read More

Manchester Office Tower given Green Light despite Conservation Concerns

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A scheme that will see a former bank headquarters replaced with a state-of-the-art commercial tower has been approved by Manchester planners. The go-ahead for the 17-storey block on the city’s Mount Street was granted despite concerns its height... Read More

Demand spurs release of latest Pacific Quay Development Land

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

Scottish Enterprise has rolled out its latest 10-acre commercial development plan for Glasgow’s landmark Pacific Quay. Triggered by an increase in enquiries from developers and investors, the latest land release — within the 128-acre Pacific Quay... Read More

Tamworth Centurion Park Expansion Approved

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

As property values throughout the country begin to edge towards pre-recession levels, local authorities are keen to approve developments which could boost local economies. This has seen North Warwick Borough Council give the green light to an extension of the... Read More

Stress and the City: The Priory to open Fenchurch Street Clinic

Posted on 30 October, 2014 by Neil Bird under Business News

The Priory, best known as the celebrity rehab centre of choice, is to open a clinic in the heart of the City as the number of working days lost to stress related illnesses soars. The new Fenchurch Street facility, which will open its doors before the... Read More

Amazon agrees temporary Warrington Lease as search for Northern Hub continues

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

Frustrated by its search for a new northern logistics hub, Amazon has taken a temporary lease on a Warrington warehouse. The global online seller has been searching for a 12 million sq ft site for more than two years and is known to have examined and... Read More

London Alleyway sells for over £250,000 at Auction

Posted on by Neil Bird under Commercial Sales and Lets

A Battersea alleyway has sold for over a quarter of a million pounds as the London property market continues to flourish. The alleyway, between a coffee shop and a charity shop, was sold at auction this week where it had a guide price of... Read More

South West heading for Record Year as Capital flows back into the Regions

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Commercial property investment in the West Country looks set to hit a new record as global fund managers continue to look beyond the traditional markets, a new survey c. Third quarter figures for the South West — revealed in Lambert Smith Hampton’s... Read More

Heathrow claims growing Public Support for Third Runway

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As the Airport Commission continues to deliberate on the best option for the future of Britain’s airport capacity, Heathrow claims that public support for an additional runway is growing. According to Heathrow’s holding company, which also operates... Read More

Leeds Enterprise Zone attracts burst of Development Activity

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Hundreds of new jobs are in the pipeline as Leeds’ landmark urban enterprise zone witnesses the start of four major industrial projects — with three more awaiting consent. Work is already underway on two separate projects for Wilton Developments,... Read More