Monthly Archives: October 2014

Prologis Buys Second Heathrow Development Site

prologis buys second heathrow development site
Posted on 2 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Less than seven days after it snapped up a six-acre parcel of land in West London the global logistics site owner Prologis has bought 30 acres next to Heathrow Airport. Late last month Prologis acquired the Venturis Park industrial estate, on Dawley... Read More

The Handmade Burger Company announces Nationwide Expansion plans

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

In the current economic climate, small businesses are often struggling to acquire growth capital from banks which can be used to fund expansion drives. However, this has not proved to be a problem for The Handmade Burger Company, which has secured £400,000... Read More

Trans-Atlantic Investment key to securing Scottish Jobs

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Economy

A United States services company has become the latest global business to safeguard vital Scottish jobs. According the country’s economic development agency a total of 5,833 jobs were created or safeguarded during the first six months of this... Read More

BAM sells Glasgow CONNECT110NS to Deutsche AWM

Posted on 1 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

BAM Properties — which claims to be the first developer to return to Glasgow after the recession — has sold its CONNECT11ONS office block in the city for £70m. In a statement, issued from BAM’s Bunnik, Netherlands, headquarters, the company... Read More

Birmingham NIA to become Barclaycard Arena following Facelift

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties

The National Indoor Arena is one of Birmingham’s major attractions for businesses and industry bodies to hold events and conferences, so the news that it will reopen in December following a £26 million facelift has been resoundingly welcomed. However,... Read More

Motoring Organisations welcome Supermarket Petrol Price Cuts but PRA warns of Forecourt Closures

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The supermarket price war continues to escalate with even discounters such as Aldi pledging to lower prices as a means of winning consumers to their brand. However, three members of the Big Four have identified an area in which discounters cannot compete, and... Read More

Grant kickstarts Sci-Tech Daresbury Expansion

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A Cheshire high-tech campus is using a £3.5 Government grant to build almost a quarter-of-a-million square feet of new offices and laboratories and create hundreds of additional jobs. Sci-Tech Daresbury, a science and innovation park which already... Read More

Industrial Park planned for derelict Yorkshire Water Works site

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Regeneration plans for a former water treatment site could create as many as 1,000 new jobs, the company behind the 57-acre scheme has claimed. Keyland Developments — the property trading arm of Kelda Group and a sister-company of Yorkshire Water —... Read More