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All the latest property news, market reports and analysis from the UK regions.

OneWeb

Virgin-backed tech pioneer picks London for international hub

18 August 2017

US satellite telecoms start-up OneWeb - which is promising to revolutionise the way the world receives broadband - is set to open its first office in London in a huge vote of confidence in the UK tech community.

brent cross extension

Brent Cross to welcome Orla Kiely debut store

18 August 2017

Dublin designer Orla Kiely has signed to open her first shopping centre pop-up store at Hammerson and Standard Life’s Brent Cross Shopping Centre.

9-13 St Andrew Street, London

HK investor makes London debut purchase in Midtown

18 August 2017

Hong Kong investor, Get Nice Holdings, has made its first investment in London with the purchase of Meadow Partners’ 9-13 St Andrew Street in London’s Midtown.

more London property news...

Premier Inn

KFIM buys Premier Inn portfolio for £38m

20 July 2017

Knight Frank Investment Management (KFIM) has acquired a portfolio of Premier Inn hotels from NFU Mutual for £37.95m, reflecting a net initial yield of 4.4%.

buckingway

M&G buys spec shed in Cambridge

14 July 2017

Barwood Capital and development partner Goya Developments have forward sold their 155,000 sq ft speculative warehouse development scheme in Cambridge to M&G Real Estate for £22m.

more East of England property news...

Smithfield_Hilton

Green light for Genr8's Hilton Garden Inn in Stoke

25 July 2017

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has given planning consent for a 140-bedroom hotel to be built at Genr8 Developments’ £170m Smithfield mixed use development.

Marks Newport

LondonMetric makes double M&S acquisition

13 July 2017

LondonMetric has acquired two Marks & Spencer stores in Newport on the Isle of Wight and Kendal in Lancashire for £24.6m, reflecting a yield of 5.45%.

Apsley Galliard Soho Loop

Apsley and Galliard team up to deliver 800 homes in Birmingham

29 June 2017

Apsley House Capital and Galliard Homes have revealed plans to build up to 800 homes in Birmingham city centre after acquiring the 12-acre canal-side Soho Loop site.

more East Midlands property news...

John Bosworth Maples Teasdale

Double partner hire backs up Mail deal for Maples Teesdale

17 August 2017

Maples Teesdale have brought in two new partners to focus on real estate in the shape of planning expert John Bosworth and commercial property specialist Martin Smith.

Palace Capital

Palace buys in Newcastle

7 August 2017

Palace Capital has completed the acquisition of St James Gate in Newcastle for £20m.

more North east property news...

Stretford Mall, Manchester

Two landlords to knock down parts of their shopping malls

18 August 2017

Landlords of two shopping centres in the North West are planning to demolish parts of their schemes in the face of high vacancy rates.

India Buildings, Liverpool

HMRC confirms 270,000 sq ft Liverpool letting

17 August 2017

The UK government has confirmed it is taking a 25 year lease for around 270,000 sq ft at India Buildings in Liverpool – the scheme that LGIM Real Assets has acquired from Shelborn Asset Management.

more North west property news...

HMRC

HMRC inks 104,220 sq ft pre-let in Belfast 

28 July 2017 1:14 pm

HMRC has agreed a deal to take 104,220 sq ft of office space at Orby Investment’s Erskine House on Chichester Street in Belfast.

Chill Warehouse facilities in Cookstown

Lisney appointed to serve up chilled logistics space in Cookstown

5 June 2017 12:09 pm

Lisney has been instructed to let high-specification chilled warehouse facilities in Cookstown owned by haulage company Allingham Transport.

Crumlin Road

Mipim 2017: Signature Living buys iconic Belfast courthouse for luxury hotel conversion

14 March 2017 2:52 pm

The Signature Living Group has acquired a former courthouse in Crumlin Road in Belfast for an undisclosed sum and has announced a £25m plan to convert the iconic building into a luxury hotel.

more Norther Irish property news...

GHA Nicola Sturgeon

GHA secures further £65m from RBS and Bank of Scotland

18 August 2017

GHA has secured a further £65m from Bank of Scotland and RBS for the development of 3,500 new affordable homes.

Penine House Leeds

Empiric forward funds scheme in Edinburgh

14 August 2017

Empiric Student Property has acquired land with planning permission and entered into a forward funded agreement for a 166-bed student accommodation development in Edinburgh for £26.56m.

more Scottish property news...

Stockley Park

Spelthorne council buys office in Stockley Park

17 August 2017

Spelthorne Borough Council has acquired a 43,110 sq ft refurbished office building in Stockley Park, Uxbridge, from a fund managed by CarVal Investors and its operating partner Chester Properties.

St James Dover

Anytime Fitness signs in Dover

17 August 2017

Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest 24-hour gym, has agreed a deal at Bond City and L&G’s St James retail and leisure development in Dover, taking it to 80% pre-let.

more south east news...

The Entertainer

Six sign at Bristol’s Yate Shopping Centre

16 August 2017

Ellandi and the Trustees of the Yate Shopping Centre Unit Trust have secured six new retailers at the Yate Shopping Centre near Bristol.

Social housing

Civitas buys £22.9m social housing portfolio

11 August 2017

Civitas Social Housing has completed the purchase of a portfolio of regulated social housing for £22.9m.

Tower Wharf Bristol

Picton buys Bristol’s Tower Wharf

9 August 2017 | Updated: 9 August 2017

Picton Property Income has bought an office building in Bristol city centre for £23.15m.

more south west property news...

Matrix Beta

NHS Wales deal brings Swansea scheme to fully let

11 August 2017

Public Health Wales and NHS Shared Services has signed for a 28,500 sq ft lease at the Matrix Beta office building on Swansea Enterprise Park.

Crosslane_Swansea

Crosslane secures double PBSA consent in Swansea & Edinburgh

9 August 2017

Crosslane has secured planning consent to deliver purpose-built student accommodation developments in Swansea and Edinburgh.

Cardiff Central Square GPU

L&G and Rightacres secure largest-ever Cardiff pre-let to GPU

8 August 2017

Legal & General (L&G) and Rightacres have completed the largest ever office leasing deal in Wales with the Government Property Unit signing for a 25-year lease on 265,976 sq ft of office space at Central Square.

more Welsh property news...

Burton Gateway

St Modwen signs first letting at Burton park

18 August 2017

St Modwen has secured the first letting at its 1m sq ft industrial and distribution scheme Burton Gateway commercial business park in Burton-on-Trent.

Birmingham Premier Inn Standard Life

Standard Life acquires Birmingham Premier Inn

17 August 2017

Standard Life Assurance has acquired the 152-bed Premier Inn in Birmingham hotel for £26.5m from a syndicate of private investors represented by Downing.

James Muir, Patrizia

Patrizia set for for 375-unit BTR scheme in Edgbaston

7 August 2017

Patrizia UK has acquired four acres of land from Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham for the development of 375 build-to-rent (BTR) homes.

more West Midlands news...

Marble Place Southport

Savills takes double retail remit for Delta

9 August 2017

Delta Properties has appointed Savills as the letting agent at its Marble Place Shopping Centre in Southport and the retail units on Bank Street, Bradford. 

Capitol Park Leeds

Squarestone secures five buildings at Capitol

2 August 2017

Squarestone has bought five office buildings at Capitol Park, Leeds,  from Sterling Capitol for £18.2m.

more Yorkshire property news...

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