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Newcastle's retail regeneration takes step forward

Newcastle's retail regeneration takes step forward

Newcastle City Council and NE1 has appointed Cushman & Wakefield and FaulknerBrowns Architects to produce a strategy to transform the city’s Northumberland Street area in a bid to become a top European retail and leisure destination. A number of interventions to boost footfall to the area, which is home to department store Fe...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

Exchange Tower secures new occupier to join impressive corporate line up

Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate has let the ground floor suite at its landmark office development Exchange Tower. CBRE and Montagu Evans acted on behalf of the LSE listed property company along with solicitors CMS Cameron McKenna. CIBTvisas has taken the remaining ground floor suite on a ten year lease. The suite had recent...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

Ryden wins two new management mandates

Ryden has recently been appointed to manage the property portfolios of Buccleuch Property and Caledon Property Group. The remit for both contracts includes day-to-day management, rent collection, service charge administration and health and safety compliance. The firm picked up the Buccleuch Property instruction for 20 assets...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017
M&G Real Estate and Durkan provide 206 new homes in East London

M&G Real Estate and Durkan provide 206 new homes in East London

M&G Real Estate and Durkan have signed a €82.6 million (£71.4 million) deal to finance and build 206 new private rental homes on Chapel Road, Ilford. The deal was made on behalf of M&G Real Estate’s UK residential property strategy launched in mid-2013 for UK and international investors, managed by Alex Greaves. Durkan will b...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

Tech firms lead Edinburgh office takeover

Nearly a third (30%) of all office space transacted across Edinburgh in 2016 involved businesses working in technology, media or telecoms (TMT), compared with a UK average of 16 per cent, according to a new report from JLL. For a second year running, TMT occupiers were the most active business segment during 2016, accounting ...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017
Work starts on site at €121.5 million Leeds business park

Work starts on site at €121.5 million Leeds business park

Work has now started on site at a €121.5 million (£105 million) Yorkshire business park, which has the capacity to create 2,550 sustainable jobs. Glentrool Estates Group is now transforming a 75-acre site at Junction 42 of the A1(M) Sherburn-in-Elmet, Leeds into a first-class business and employment park. Called Sherburn2, th...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

London beats New York as most important city for ultra-wealthy

London has beaten New York as the most important global city for ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs), according to the annual Knight Frank Wealth Report. New to the report this year, the City Wealth Index identifies the cities that matter to the ultra-wealthy by analysing four critical measures of current wealth, invest...
Mittwoch, 22. März 2017

Inland Homes secures permissions for over 1,200 homes

Inland Homes plc has secured planning permission to develop 239 residential units and 15,845 sq ft of commercial space at its Lily's Walk site in High Wycombe, representing a GDV of €86.7 million (£75 million). Resolutions to grant planning consent have been secured for a further 992 residential units on sites in Buckinghamsh...
Mittwoch, 22. März 2017

Grosvenor Europe sells Fleet Place House

Grosvenor Europe has agreed the sale of Fleet Place House in the City of London. It has been sold to Beijing Capital Development Holdings (referred to as Beijing SHOKAI, former BCDH) on behalf of the Grosvenor London Office Fund (GLOF) for €111.5 million (£96.5 million). BNP Paribas Real Estate acted for Grosvenor and Savills...
Mittwoch, 22. März 2017

United Purpose relocates its global HQ to Cardiff

United Purpose is relocating its global headquarters to Cardiff following a deal secured by JLL and Emanuel Jones. Joint agents JLL and Emanuel Jones, acting on behalf of Chaldean Properties, the landlord, has agreed the letting of the fourth floor, totalling 3,545 sq ft, at 14 Cathedral Road to United Purpose, following the ...
Mittwoch, 22. März 2017
Hawkstone unveils €57.5 million waterfront leisure scheme

Hawkstone unveils €57.5 million waterfront leisure scheme

Hawkstone Properties Plc has unveiled plans for a €57.5 million (£50 million) waterfront leisure development in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire, after securing occupiers including a cinema, hotel and well-known restaurant chains. The scheme is being developed on behalf of Aberdeen Asset Management, with construction to begi...
Dienstag, 21. März 2017

Edinburgh breaks into the world's top 5 cities in global property investment index

Edinburgh has broken into the world's top five cities within a global property investment index thanks to its increasing appeal among the international investment community. The JLL Investment Intensity Index compares the volume of direct real estate investment over a three-year period relative to the city's current economic ...
Dienstag, 21. März 2017
Robertson hits key milestone on €21.9 million student development

Robertson hits key milestone on €21.9 million student development

Work on a €21.9m (£19m) student accommodation project in Glasgow’s Collegelands has reached a key milestone with the steel structure now erected. The building, which upon completion will be home to 458 new build student residences, is being constructed by Robertson on behalf of developer Vastint Hospitality. The design and bu...
Dienstag, 21. März 2017

BAM wins train depot refurbishment schemes with Stadler UK

BAM has been awarded a contract by Stadler Rail Services UK to construct a train depot in Kirkdale and to refurbish to modern standards an existing depot in Birkenhead North. The depot works are due to be completed in 2019. The Kirkdale facility will include washing and stabling facilities, a maintenance shed with run-through...
Dienstag, 21. März 2017

Soaring prices drive businesses south of the river

SE1 is London's most desirable postcode: the area has taken the top spot for the second year in a row. Businesses are migrating southwards and leaving behind traditionally more popular destinations, namely W1. Office rental costs are on average 42% cheaper in SE1 than W1, so it's easy to see why businesses are making the move.
Dienstag, 21. März 2017

Liberty acquires landmark 'Golden Triangle' logistics site

A key development site in the UK logistics industry's 'Golden Triangle' in Northamptonshire has been acquired by Liberty Property Trust. Liberty, Brackmills will accommodate a development of approximately 200,000 sq ft of warehouse logistics accommodation.
Dienstag, 21. März 2017

Urban Union finds arts vital for regeneration schemes

Regeneration projects in Glasgow and Edinburgh have been held up as best practice at the Scottish Parliament. Urban Union – a joint venture between McTaggart Construction and Robertson Group – has completed the initial phases of regeneration at Laurieston Living in Glasgow and Pennywell Living in Edinburgh. Key to the regener...
Montag, 20. März 2017

Greater Birmingham focuses on connectivity to entice investment

Connectivity remains a key focus for Greater Birmingham at MIPIM 2017, with HS2 in particular continuing to attract interest from potential investors around the world. Greater Birmingham is already welcoming a number of companies – including US engineering firm Jacobs, global bank HSBC and property consultancy Carter Jonas – ...
Montag, 20. März 2017