News by Region

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

the Avenue London

Skyscanner swoops for 24,000 sq ft pre-let at Tottenham Court Road

17 January 2017

Skyscanner has landed 24,000 sq ft at The Avenue, AshbyCapital and Exemplar’s office and retail development on Tottenham Court Road.

Folgate Court, DTZ Investors

DTZ Investors disposes of Folgate Court for £24.5m

16 January 2017

DTZ Investors has sold Folgate Court, its Spitafields-based office refurbishment and development opportunity, to Brockton Capital for £24.5m, reflecting a capital value of £736/ sq ft.


Councils sitting on 22k empty London garages

16 January 2017

London councils own 22,000 empty lock-up garages in the capital which could make room for at least 16,000 homes, according to research by property crowdfunding platform Property Partner.

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Prologis Fradley

Wincanton designs new 562,000 sq ft Screwfix shed

11 January 2017

Wincanton has extended its relationship with Screwfix with the design of a newly-built 562,000 sq ft warehouse in support of the retailer’s expected growth through 2017.

Glen Richardson

Appointment at Carter Jonas marks expansion of masterplanning practice

13 December 2016

Carter Jonas has appointed Glen Richardson as an associate partner, tasked with leading a new masterplanning and urban design team based in Cambridge. 

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Next superstore

Next bags former BHS store in Burton mall

13 January 2017

The bulk of the former BHS store in Burton upon Trent has been scooped up by its former competitor, Next.

Nickel 28

Plans in for East Midlands spec shed

11 January 2017

Richardson Capital and Thorngrove Land and Property have submitted plans for a 261,000 sq ft distribution warehouse on the South Normanton Industrial Estate in Derbyshire.

McCormack and Cowans

Places for People acquires Derwent Living

9 January 2017

The Places for People Group has completed its merger with Derwent Living, marking its entry into the student accommodation market.

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Empiric’s student accommodation at College Green in Bristol

Empiric buys in York for £23m

17 January 2017

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a 220 bed student accommodation scheme in York for £23.3m.

Millennium Bridge

Why Brexit vote could be more of a help than a hindrance

13 January 2017

To kick off the new year, Property Week asked our inaugural panel of regional experts to give their forecasts for the North East market in 2017 and, despite the challenges, the outlook is positive.

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Phoenix Park Liverpool Hamilton

Hamilton Heath Estates acquires Phoenix Business Park in Liverpool

17 January 2017

Hamilton Heath Estates has completed its ninth deal in the last 18 months with the purchase of the Phoenix Business Park in Speke.

mulbury ancoats

Mulbury gets green light for Manchester PRS

13 January 2017

Specialist housing developer Mulbury has been given the go ahead to build 143 apartments in Ancoats, Manchester, aimed at the private rented sector (PRS).

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Northern Quarter: Mulbury has a 400-unit pipeline for a gritty area of Manchester that is  new to PRS

Northern Irish pension fund invests £100m in M&G PRS strategy

5 December 2016 10:46 am

The Northern Ireland Local Government Officers Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) has committed £100m to M&G Real Estate’s UK residential property strategy.

Frankie & Benny's

The Restaurant Group launches portfolio

23 September 2016 9:59 am

The Restaurant Group has brought to market a portfolio of five restaurant units across Northern Ireland.

College Avenue Queens University Belfast

Green light for Belfast student housing scheme

20 April 2016 2:16 pm

McAleer & Rushe has received planning permission for a 740-bedroom student housing scheme in Belfast.

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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh

IHP snaps up Edinburgh Holiday Inn

16 January 2017

International Hotel Properties has acquired the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre for £17.7m from FRP Advisory, who act as administrators to owners the European Development Company.

KF LochrinSq

“Perfect storm” brewing for Edinburgh office market

10 January 2017

Edinburgh’s commercial property market faces a challenging 2017 as supply levels near a ten-year low and demand continues to grow, according to Knight Frank analysis.

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Reading’s White Building let to co-working provider Work.Life

17 January 2017

Work.Life. has taken the lease of the ground floor of the Boultbee Brooks Real Estate and CBRE Global Investors’ White Building in King’s Road.

Pound coins

First Property joins forces with Oxbridge colleges

16 January 2017

First Property Group, the property fund manager and investor, has established a new fund with three Oxbridge colleges.

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Brewers Quay

Weymouth brewery development to go ahead after Versant acquisition

21 December 2016

Versant Developments & Homes has bought a former Victorian brewery in Weymouth from Brewers Quay Investments.


Aster Group submits plans for 38 homes in Devizes

20 December 2016

Aster Group has submitted plans to Wiltshire Council for a 38-home scheme on a brownfield site in Devizes.

Dolphin Shopping Centre

Lettings spree at Poole’s Dolphin Shopping Centre

14 December 2016

Legal & General has secured lettings to five retailers at the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole.

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Robert Ware

Conygar writes off Pembroke Dock investment

16 December 2016

Conygar has written off its £4.8m investment in Pembroke Dock in Wales after increased construction costs made the marina development project unviable.

Aston Martin's new production facility in St Athan, South Wales

L&G backs Aston Martin’s first Welsh production facility

14 December 2016

Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets has backed Aston Martin’s new manufacturing facility in South Wales.

Welsh housing

Repossessions by private landlords in Wales down by 26%

14 December 2016

Claims made by private sector landlords to repossess properties in Wales have fallen by 26% over the past two years.

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Tamworth St Modwen

St Modwen gets green light for Tamworth industrial scheme

16 January 2017

St Modwen has been given the go-ahead for 800,000 sq ft of development on a 35 acre site in Tamworth, east of junction 10 of the M42.

John Lewis, Worcester Woods

Land Securities raises white flag in Worcester retail battle

13 January 2017

Land Securities is considering an alternative scheme in Worcester after conceding defeat in its efforts to develop a £150m retail park anchored by John Lewis on the outskirts of the town.

45 London Road Reigate CLS

CLS snaps up five UK offices

11 January 2017

Investor CLS holdings has acquired five office properties in  the South East and Birmingham for £31.4m from a private investor.

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Thorpe Park Leeds retail

Triple retail pre-let at Thorpe Park Leeds

19 December 2016

L&G’s Thorpe Park Developments (TPDL) JV has agreed pre-lets with three major retailers to take large units in the retail and leisure park in Leeds.

Lidl Regional Distribution Centre

Lidl picks iPort for its largest UK distribution centre yet

2 December 2016

Discount grocer Lidl has signed up for its largest UK distribution centre, taking a 628,000 sq ft design-and-build option at Verdion’s iPort scheme in Doncaster.

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