Monthly Archives: October 2014

Redevelopment Plans revealed for Burgess Hill Shopping Centre

Posted on 29 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Developer New River Retail hopes to bring a multiplex cinema, numerous retail and restaurant outlets and several residential units to Burgess Hill in Sussex through a mixed-use complex partly on the site of the existing Martlets shopping centre. New... Read More

Former Stock Aitkin Waterman Studio is a Hit with Law Firm

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

An historic chapel once used by hit making trio Stock Aitken Waterman (SAW) is to become the headquarters of a newly demergered Manchester law firm. Pannone Corporate — formed earlier this year following the £33m sale of Pannone’s private client... Read More

British Land and Next agree four Separate Deals

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

Since overtaking key rival Marks & Spencer in terms of both market share and annual sales, high street fashion retailer Next has been keen to continue building momentum in order to remain at the top of the chain. This has seen it engage in a... Read More

Zombie Protection Upgrade Recommended

Posted on by admin under Misc

In light of recent events around the world, including the GR458 vaccine outbreak in Belgium, many businesses are now at risk from Sub-Human or ‘Zombie’ related damages to their property and employees. A new upgrade is being offered by many of the... Read More

Pickles dismisses “Tesco Tax” Proposals

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Twenty councils from around the UK have backed a proposal to introduce a “Tesco Tax”. Led by Derby city council, the local authorities have called on the government to impose a tax on large retailers which would see businesses such as Tesco,... Read More

Assura tightens hold on Healthcare Sector

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Britain’s biggest healthcare property owner and developer has added a new asset to its 230-site portfolio with the £12.3m purchase of Middlesbrough’s One Life Building. Originally developed by a group of local general practitioners under the... Read More

Lloyds Bank confirms 150 Branch Closures

Posted on 28 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Lloyds Bank has confirmed that it will close a net 150 branches over the next three years. Although the high street banking chain has not yet revealed which branches are due to close it has revealed that the first wave will occur primarily in urban... Read More

Gulf Related and Al Tayer Group announce deal to take Macy’s and Bloomingdales to Abu Dhabi

Posted on by Neil Bird under Top Properties, Worldwide Property News

Gulf Related – a joint venture between Gulf Capital and Related Companies – and Al Tayer Group, has announced details of a landmark agreement that will see leading US department stores Macy’s and Bloomingdales open branches in a £621 million Abu Dhabi... Read More

Unibail-Rodamco to showcase latest Shopping Centre Developments at MAPIC 2014

Posted on by Neil Bird under Industry News, Top Properties

Europe’s largest listed commercial property company, Unibail-Rodamco, is to showcase its latest development schemes at MAPIC 2014. The company, which has assets valued at €33.6 billion, will be exhibiting on two stands at the annual international... Read More

Investment Rivals fuelling North West Warehouse Boom

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Developers are preparing a rash of speculative “Big Hut” schemes across the North West with some experts predicting as much one-million square feet being unveiled before Christmas. The latest warehouse and logistics boom — at half-a-dozen sites... Read More