Sister skyscraper for Beetham Tower to finally be built and replace eyesore car park in city centre

Sister skyscraper for Beetham Tower to finally be built and replace eyesore car park in city centre

The 42-storey Ian Simpson-designed landmark – which was originally unveiled three years ago – will sit on the edge of the Mancunian Way Ian Simpson’s designs for a new 42-storey skyscraper on River Street A sister skyscraper for Manchester’s iconic Beetham Tower is finally to be built – three years after plans were first unveiled. […]

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City on the brink of a boom in rental flats

City on the brink of a boom in rental flats

Data from Deloitte Real Estate suggests that 10,000 private rented sector (PRS) flats are due to be built in Manchester. An artist’s impression of the Select PRS scheme for the former-BBC site on Oxford Road in Manchester Manchester could be on the brink of a building boom as plans for more than 10,000 central Manchester […]

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Peloton Properties target £1bn goal

Peloton Properties target £1bn goal

Asset management pair Jonathan Nuttall and James Lewis say it will take five years to build a £1bn portfolio of property under management The Matrix 100 unit at Sealand Road, Chester A Manchester asset management duo plan to build a £1bn business. Jonathan Nuttall and James Lewis say it will take five years to build […]

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Sir Howard Bernstein reflects on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Manchester

Sir Howard Bernstein reflects on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Manchester

Manchester City Council leader says President Xi’s presence acknowledged that, collectively, the great cities of the north can compete with mega-cities Sir Howard Bernstein and President Xi who recently visited Manchester If you put all the articles written about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent historic visit to Manchester end to end they would probably stretch […]

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Manchester office rents highest outside the capital

Manchester office rents highest outside the capital

Massive surge in demand for new office floorspace is driving up rents, according to experts Law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will take 80,000 sq ft of space at One New Bailey Manchester is the most expensive city to rent an office outside London – and almost double the cost of Liverpool. Data from surveyors Lambert […]

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Hot office market now target of Chile buyers

Hot office market now target of Chile buyers

The new arrivals join the Middle Eastern, German, Swedish and North American investors who have so far dominated foreign interest in Manchester commercial property. The Chilean-backed buyers of a Manchester city office block say they are hunting for more properties to buy as a wave of New World investors arrive in the north west. Aprirose, […]

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Greater Manchester Construction Summit set to be biggest yet

Greater Manchester Construction Summit set to be biggest yet

The summit, which takes place on July 15, is being organised by Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Lancashire County Cricket club’s Old Trafford ground This year’s Greater Manchester Construction Summit is set to attract more than 500 delegates, making it the largest event of its kind outside London. The summit, which takes place on July 15 […]

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New £100m SME Builder Initiative Unveiled

New £100m SME Builder Initiative Unveiled

A new £100m initiative set up to support small builders has been established by the government and Lloyds Banking Group, housing minister Brandon Lewis has revealed. The Housing Growth Partnership will invest alongside smaller builders in new developments, providing money to support their businesses, helping get workers onto sites and increasing housing supply. The partnership […]

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