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An aerial view of the 0.6-acre site
GVA brings ‘exciting and rare’ £800k Stockport investment site to market

Richard Bell

Commercial property advisory firm GVA has been tasked with bringing a development opportunity in Stockport to market. The firm was instructed to invite offers of around £800k for a 0.6-acre site…

Artist’s impression of the new Travelodge hotel at Middlesex Street.
Travelodge begins construction on its largest-ever new build in the City of London

Billy Wood

Budget hotel chain Travelodge has confirmed that construction has begun on its new 395-bed hotel in the City of London as part of its UK-wide £125m investment drive. The hotel operator…

The £10m facility is the brainchild of older people’s charity Abbeyfield
£10m Sunderland care home to create 80 new jobs

Jamie Hardesty

Work has started on a new, £10m care home in Sunderland which, one complete, will provide facilities for 75 residents and create 80 new jobs when it opens early next…

LondonMetric has acquired a pair of warehouses in Leeds for £12m.
LondonMetric acquires a pair of distribution warehouses for £12m

Billy Wood

London-based property investor, LondonMetric, has announced the acquisition of two last mile distribution warehouses in Leeds in an eight-figure deal. The property firm has purchased a 100,000 sq ft site on…

Houses and Cash
£14m investment to create 110 affordable homes in Wigan

Richard Bell

Wigan Council is set to approve a £14m investment in the construction of more than 100 affordable homes. The plan will see three schemes funded, delivering 60 new properties on Park…

The scheme will provide a home for 363 students.
Unite Students acquires £34m Durham accommodation scheme

Jamie Hardesty

Property developer Unite Students has acquired a student accommodation development in Durham for £34m. The 'forward funded' asset, which will be open in September this year, will provide a home for…

The Fulham Reach development by St George, one of Berkeley’s property brands.
Berkeley fires housing warning after new starts in London plummet by nearly a third

Billy Wood

Property developers The Berkeley Group have claimed that the post-Brexit contraction in London's property market has now 'stablised' but fired a warning shot about the current struggle to get new…

L-R: X1’s Patrick Hanratty, Charlie Tombs and Melissa Green with Andy Phillips of Knight Knox, John
Phase one of Salford’s £200m X1 Media City scheme tops out

Richard Bell

Property consultancy Knight Knox and developer X1 have celebrated the topping out of the first tower in their multi-million pound X1 Media City scheme. To commemorate the milestone, a concrete square…

A CGI of the two new buildings next to the existing Beetham Tower (right)
‘Visionary development’ to create 40-storey residential tower in Manchester

Richard Bell

Developer Ask Real Estate Limited (AREL) and architecture practice SimpsonHaugh and Partners have shed light on their vision for the former Bauer Millett showrooms in Manchester. Unveiling their plans at the…

Artist’s impression of Greystar’s Greenford scheme.
Greystar granted planning consent for new 1,900-home neighbourhood in Greenford

Billy Wood

Plans for a new 20-acre neighbourhood in Greenford were granted full planning consent at a meeting of Ealing Council’s planning committee last night. The scheme, which is being developed by real…

Artist’s impression of Berkeley’s Southall Waterside scheme.
Revealed: Berkeley unveils 88-acre Southall Waterside regeneration scheme

Billy Wood

Berkeley Group has revealed the final plans for its 88-acre regeneration scheme at Southall Waterside that were granted planning consent last year. The developer is to deliver 3,750 new homes and…

Artist’s impression of the Royal Albert Docks scheme.
Plans for London’s new financial centre take shape as investors pile in at Royal Albert Docks scheme

Billy Wood

Grand plans to create a third financial centre in London are continuing to take shape after the developer behind the massive Royal Albert Docks scheme said that investors had already…