Tag: Industrial Property

Plans for abandoned Dunfermline Industrial Property unveiled

Posted on 30 March, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A mothballed Scottish electronics factory could be turned into high-tech commercial units and a college campus under new plans unveiled by Shepherd Offshore. The firm — fronted by ex-Newcastle United chairman Freddy Shepherd — also wants to build houses... Read More

Siemens to construct Wind Farm Manufacturing Plant in Hull

Posted on 27 March, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Siemens, along with scheme partner Associated British Ports, has announced that they will invest a total of £310 million into the development of the UK’s first purpose built factory producing offshore wind turbine blades. As turbines used in the UK until... Read More

Hitachi returns Train Making to UK — via Japan

Posted on 24 March, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

In a pioneering move for any Japanese company, electronics giant Hitachi has confirmed it is moving its global rail business to Britain. Consolidating both manufacturing and management in the UK should allow the train maker to boost its revenue by as much as... Read More

European Commercial Investment to Remain High in 2014

Posted on 23 March, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Sales and Lets

2013 saw the highest pan-European commercial real estate investment volume since 2007 with approximately €141 billion was transacted. This amount represents a 21 per cent rise over 2012 figures, according to a recently-released investment bulletin from... Read More

Highbridge to build new North-East Industrial Site

Posted on 21 March, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Highbridge Properties — the developers behind Britain’s biggest business park — has unveiled plans for a new 82-acre industrial site which, it claims, could create more than 1,000 new jobs. Indigo Park will be located north of Newcastle on land... Read More

Moderate Growth forecast for US Commercial Real Estate Market

Posted on 7 March, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The real estate market in the U.S. provides an insight into the health of that country's economy and, according to Lawrence Yun the chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, the fundamentals are on an upward curve. Growth is continuing... Read More

Aberdeen retains lead over Edinburgh and Glasgow in Commercial Property Returns

Posted on 6 March, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

Returns from investments in Scottish commercial property continued to improve in Q4 of 2013. Total returns in the market increased to 3.3 per cent over the period, compared with 2.3 per cent in Q3, according to the latest figures contained in the Scotland... Read More

Industrial re-shoring bringing Business back to Britain

Posted on 4 March, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

For many years, numerous British firms have chosen to locate an aspect or even their entire manufacturing operations overseas as a means of reducing costs. This, for the most part, is due to employment laws in countries such as China and India allowing... Read More

Business Confidence stokes Potteries Commercial Property Demand

Posted on 21 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy, Industry News

Earlier this week, it was reported that Realis Estates had issued a statement reiterating their commitment to Stoke-on-Trent’s City Sentral shopping centre development in response to fears over its future. The development of the city centre retail... Read More

Interest High In Former Essex Refinery Site

Posted on 16 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Clearance work has started on a 400 acre former Essex oil refinery site prior to it being opened up to a variety of occupiers. Another immediately available 110 acres, situated adjacent to London Gateway, is already attracting interest. The Thames... Read More