North East Property News

All the latest property news from Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Sunderland, plus all of Tyne and Wear, Teesside and Durham.

Wear Point 55

Council set to refuse Sunderland manufacturing & commercial site

20 April 2017

Sunderland City Council has proposed a recommendation to refuse planning for Town End Farm Partnership’s Wear Point 55 scheme at planning committee.

CBRE Brian Rogan

CBRE’S head of rating relocates to Aberdeen

20 April 2017

CBRE has announced that its head of rating in Scotland, Brian Rogan, has relocated to the Aberdeen office to focus on assisting clients in the North East with the business rates revaluation appeal process following the April revaluations.

David Wilson CW Newcastle

New leadership team for Cushman & Wakefield in Newcastle

18 April 2017

Cushman & Wakefield has announced two new leadership appointments in the North East with existing partners David Wilson and Greg Davison becoming head of the Newcastle office and head of Newcastle office agency respectively.

Freshney Place Riverhead

Plans unveiled for new £20m leisure development in Grimsby

5 April 2017

BMO have unveiled plans for a proposed £20m leisure development at its Freshney Place shopping centre in Grimsby.

Queen Hotel Chester

Chester’s The Queen hotel hits market for £36m

31 March 2017

Topland has put the Hallmark-operated The Queen hotel in Chester up for sale with a price tag of £36m.

Carlisle sites map Chancerygate

Chancerygate appoints agents on key Carlisle shed sites

28 March 2017

Industrial developer Chancerygate has appointed Carigiet Cowen to bring to market two high-profile development sites close to J44 of the M6 at Carlisle.

Liberty Living Henley

Henley on brink of buying 1,500 student beds

24 March 2017

Private equity firm Henley is on the verge of snapping up a portfolio of more than 1,500 student beds from Liberty Living for more than £50m, Property Week can reveal.

Durham University

Unite fund makes £34m acquisition in Durham

17 March 2017

Unite Students Accommodation Fund has acquired a £34m asset under development in Durham that will provide a home for 363 students.



Millennium Bridge

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

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.

Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside

Q&A: North East sets out stall to be UK’s next digital powerhouse

When it comes to the UK’s tech industry, London’s Silicon Roundabout may generate most of the headlines, but Newcastle is coming up fast on the rail.

Left to right: John Seager, David Roberts, Chris Ives and Paul Watson

Building on Sunderland’s heritage to bring about regeneration

In the dying weeks of 2016, the first soil was turned on the Vaux project in Sunderland city centre. But this wasn’t just the start on site of any old project.

Primark Carlisle Lanes

Primark checks into The Lanes for largest Carlisle opening since 2000

The Lanes Shopping Centre in Carlisle has added a brand new Primark to its 70-strong set of outlets in the city’s largest store opening since 2000.

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