North West Property News

All the latest property news from Manchester, Liverpool and all of Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria.

No 1 Spinningfields

WeWork picks Manchester for first location outside London

21 June 2017

Flexible office provider WeWork is set to open its first UK office outside of London after taking a pre-let at Allied London’s No.1 Spinningfields in Manchester.

Bridgewater Place Birchwood Park

Raft of lettings at Birchwood Park

19 June 2017

Patrizia UK has made more than 70,000 sq ft of lettings at its Birchwood Park industrial Estate in Warrington in the first half of this year, bringing occupancy to 94%.

Vermont Group’s turnover to rise to £55m

15 June 2017

Construction and development firm Vermont has revealed its turnover is expected to grow to £55m in the year ending March 2018, with a further £120m of construction orders secured beyond that date.

Rock Triangle Bury

Grainger is on The Rock with £22m Bury buy

15 June 2017

Kennedy Wilson and Fairfax Financial have sold their 233-unit PRS joint investment at The Rock in Bury to Grainger for £22.1m, reflecting a net initial yield in excess of 5%.

Patrizia Birchwood 106 Dalton Avenue

Cavendish Nuclear takes 47,149 sq ft at Birchwood Park

5 June 2017

Nuclear services giant Cavendish Nuclear has signed up to occupy the entire 47,149 sq ft space of 106 Dalton Avenue at Patrizia UK’s Birchwood Park in Warrington.

100 Embankment, Salford

Salford council set to back two major office schemes

2 June 2017

Salford City Council has agreed to make a major commitment to two of the city’s landmark office developments, forward-funding one and taking a long lease at the other.

Everyman Cinema

Queensberry adds big screen to Metquarter

2 June 2017

Queensberry has signed up boutique operator Everyman Cinemas to anchor its Liverpool Metquarter shopping centre.

Exchange Quay, Salford

Hunter close to selling off ‘Canary Wharf of the north’

1 June 2017

Hunter Real Estate Investment Managers is close to completing a deal to sell its office campus in Salford Quays, once dubbed the ‘Canary Wharf of the north’, to Ekistics Property Advisors for around £55m.

Inside of the Manchester Arena

Manchester rallies in wake of arena attack

23 May 2017

The Manchester property industry has rallied together following the suspected terrorist incident at the Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Matchworks Speke

Urban Splash makes raft of North West lettings

22 May 2017

Developer Urban Splash has signed 28,000 sq ft of letting deals on commercial space in the North West.



Future Carrington, Manchester

Future Carrington could be a ‘transformative’ development

One of the largest development opportunities in Greater Manchester is under way after Trafford Council gave the nod to the first phase of the Future Carrington project, in a move that many anticipate will unlock significant and ‘transformative’ new development in the area.

Mayfield, Manchester

Will Mayfield’s street-food offer go down well in Manchester?

When Manchester City Council, London & Continental Railways and Transport for Greater Manchester announced that they were seeking a development partner for the 30-acre Mayfield site in 2016, many outside the property industry were unaware that this sprawling former railway depot site next to Piccadilly station even existed.


Manchester witnesses resi construction boom

Residential units under construction in Manchester city centre have increased by 400% over the past two years, according to new research seen by Property Week.

Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester development plan proves a political hot potato

The inaugural Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) is a hot topic of conversation in the local market and beyond - and it shows no sign of cooling down.

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