Tag: Industrial Property

Wedgwood Redevelopment Could Double Pottery Production in Stoke

Posted on 6 September, 2013 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Pottery production could double at Wedgwood’s Stoke-on-Trent site after councillors gave their approval to a £34 million factory redevelopment. The ambitious expansion will safeguard 400 jobs and create at least a further 100, as the company demonstrates... Read More

Three Remploy Factories set for Closure

Posted on 1 September, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Getting people back into work has been a key aim for the government in recent months as it attempts to tackle the issue of rising benefit costs in the UK. Part of this target has focused on helping those with disabilities gain employment with understanding... Read More

500 Jobs Lost due to Curtains Firm Closure

Posted on 22 August, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

At the height of the recession, a spate of administrations affected both large and small businesses alike, with the high street suffering from the losses of HMV and GAME particularly. Although the economic forecast has picked up somewhat, it is clear that... Read More

Manufacturing Confidence Boosts Commercial Property Demand

Posted on by Neil Bird under Economy

UK manufacturing SMEs are at their most confident for 18 months and are ready to invest in preparation for an expected upturn in demand. Over half of small manufacturers questioned in a recent survey expect to be spending over the coming six months as belief... Read More

Heritage Lottery Fund supports Shrewsbury Redevelopment

Posted on 6 August, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Top Properties

Last week we reported that six sites are due to receive investment from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).  Here we take a closer look at the former industrial property that has come out on top in the funding hand-out. The Flax Mill Maltings in... Read More

Confidence Returning to West Midlands Warehouse and Industrial Market

Posted on 2 August, 2013 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

According to property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton, confidence is beginning to return to the industrial and distribution sectors of the West Midlands commercial market. The return of speculative investment in the sector is one of the indicators the... Read More

Bentley to Create 1000 UK Jobs

Posted on 27 July, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The manufacturing industry is going through something of an uncertain time at present, with monthly figures fluctuating rapidly between growth and contraction. However, one constant within the sector seems to be car manufacturing, as the level of investment... Read More

Miami Dade Industrial Market Heating Up in Face of Dwindling Supply

Posted on 16 June, 2013 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The Miami-Dade market is shifting into high gear as the supply of well-located industrial property continues to decline. The recent sale of a 73,500 sq ft warehouse in the Sunshine State Industrial Park is an example of area activity. The vendor sold... Read More

Contracts in Place for Battersea Power Station Redevelopment

Posted on 11 June, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Last week it was announced that architecture firms Wilkinson Eyre and Purcell would be joining a team tasked with the full regeneration of Battersea Power Station. Thanks to the contracts being awarded developers now have all relevant parties in place... Read More

Jaguar Expands Operations in Birmingham

Posted on 1 June, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The British car manufacturing industry has followed on from a strong year in 2012, with continued investments leading to a higher demand from international markets than has been seen for quite some time. Now Jaguar Land Rover has announced further expansion... Read More