Tag: Sheffield

Picton completes Sheffield Retail Warehouse acquisition

Posted on 12 August, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets

Property investment company Picton has acquired the freehold of a Sheffield retail warehouse for £17.7 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.6 per cent. The property, which was built in 2002,  is located on an established nine acre site close to... Read More

Health Insurer in Sheffield’s biggest Office Deal of the Year

Posted on 24 March, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets

Knight Frank, acting on behalf of GE, has brokered the sale of Milton House to Westfield Health, in Sheffield's biggest office deal of the year, the Business Desk reports. The eight-storey property, located on Charter Row was once the home of the... Read More

British Land announces £50 million investment in Meadowhall Shopping Centre

Posted on 18 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties

For over two deacdes, Sheffield’s Meadowhall Shopping Centre has been one of Yorkshire’s top retail destinations and, to celebrate the centre’s 25th birthday, owner British Land has announced a mammoth £50 million investment into an internal... Read More

Sheffield Hub is Britcon’s Second High-Tech Contract

Posted on 15 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Work will get underway next month on a new £4m high-tech incubator hub for Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP). The design and build contract is the second science-based scheme builder Britcon will start in as many months. Last month the... Read More

Sheffield Planners set to approve landmark Chinese Scheme

Posted on 19 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Nine years after it was first suggested, Sheffield planners are expected to approve a £65m scheme to give the city its own Chinese commercial and social hub. A consortium of six Chinese investors settled on Sheffield — and decided to build  on a... Read More

Group claims “Millions” available for Sheffield Retail Quarter

Posted on 9 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A business consortium has unveiled multi-million pound plans to transform a five-acre site in the centre of Sheffield into a retail quarter. Chaired by a former chief executive of Vickers Defence Systems, John Crowther, the Sheffield Retail Development... Read More

Work set to begin on the World’s most Advanced Factory

Posted on 23 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

Work will start next month on a £43m advanced manufacturing facility in Sheffield that aims to become the “world’s most advanced factory” on its 2015 completion. Factory 2050 — to be built on a new Advanced Manufacturing Campus at Sheffield... Read More

Chinese Investors back Sheffield Business Incubator Scheme

Posted on 12 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A South Yorkshire city has been promised at least 400 news jobs and stronger links with Asia if planners give the go-ahead for a £65m Chinese-backed business incubator scheme. The New Era Square project has already attracted backing from a consortium... Read More

Sheffield Deals tell a “Very Powerful Story”

Posted on 1 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

A 10-month-old Sheffield property company has negotiated a deal for Marks & Spencer which will see the retailer take more than half-a-million square feet of space at the city’s International Rail Freight Terminal. The agreement is the firm’s fifth... Read More

Council kick-starts Sheffield speculative Office Scheme

Posted on 30 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

As take-up of commercial space continues to grow in regional locations, office space in particular is becoming more difficult to acquire as development remains slow to catch up with the pace of the market. However, Sheffield has this week taken the... Read More