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Durham care provider acquired in multi-million pound deal

Jamie Hardesty

Durham-based care provider Highlea Homes Limited has been acquired by residential care firm National Care Group Limited in a multi-million pound deal. Accommodating around 65 tenants across 13 properties in Durham…

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New jobs and new Shoreditch office as Amazon UK swells its ranks

Billy Wood

Amazon UK has announced it is to open a new head office in Shoreditch this year as part of its UK-wide drive to recruit 5,000 new full-time staff. Revealed this morning…

Capital & Regional has sold the Buttermarket for £54m
Capital and Regional has sold an Ipswich shopping centre for £54m

Billy Wood

Property investors Capital & Regional has announced the sale of Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich to the National Grid Pensions Fund for £54.7m. The deal for the shopping centre, which the investors…

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Hackney leads the way as London house prices experience triple-digit percentage increase

Billy Wood

House prices in Hackney have experienced the starkest rise out of all of London's boroughs, as price growth in the area has outstripped the capital's more upmarket postcodes. According to figures…

SpaceInvaders Director, John Williams.
New Leeds city centre office for SpaceInvader set to create up to 30 new jobs

Billy Wood

Interior design business, SpaceInvader, is to make the leap across the Pennines after announcing it will open a new Leeds office this April. The Manchester-headquartered company, which also has an office…

NE1 CAN links young people directly with NE1’s business community
Leading businesses back NE1 youth employment initiative

Jamie Hardesty

NE1 Ltd, the Business Improvement District company for Newcastle, has launched a new initiative to create employment opportunities and improve skills and education training. Aimed at  young people between 16 and…

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Plans revealed for huge new Liverpool skyscraper

Richard Bell

An planning application is set to be submitted for a new 48-level tower in the heart of Liverpool’s financial district. If approved the proposed scheme, to be known as Ovatus 2…

Paul Fiddaman, chief executive of Isos Housing Group
North East landlords merge to form one region-wide organisation

Jamie Hardesty

Three of the region’s social landlords have announced plans to merge together to form one region-wide organisation with more than 23,000 homes. Isos Housing, based in Newcastle, and group partner Cestria…

Quorum Business Park
Hundreds of jobs on offer as Quorum Business Park announces first-ever jobs fair

Jamie Hardesty

North East job-seekers are being invited to take advantage of a large-scale recruitment event next month, as Quorum Business Park has announced it will be running its first ever jobs…

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Reaction as North East employment figures suffer further fall

Jamie Hardesty

The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have revealed a further fall in North East employment, adding to the employment decrease at the end of last year. Employment stands at…

Malins Group Managing Director, Lauren Atkins.
Property developer snaps up historic William Bainbridge Reynolds metal works site

Billy Wood

A Surrey property developer is plotting a new luxury apartment development on the historic site of Victorian metalworker, William Bainbridge Reynolds, famous metal works. Malins Group has acquired a row of…

The new HQ will save the authority £630k a year
Galliford Try begins work on £32m Northumberland County Council HQ

Jamie Hardesty

Work has now begun on the development of Northumberland County Council’s new £32m HQ, after a groundbreaking ceremony on the site this week. Galliford Try plc, appointed by Arch, is bringing…