Yorkshire Property News

All the latest property news from Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Hull and all of Yorkshire and the Humber.

Priory Care Home Leeds

LXi acquires long-let supported living portfolio

16 June 2017

LXi REIT has completed the acquisition of the freehold interest in a portfolio of long-let supported living properties located in Yorkshire.

Emma Kerrywood Dacre

New head of letting at Dacre

15 June 2017

Emma Kerrywood has joined Leeds-based Dacre, Son & Hartley overseeing lettings across all of the firm’s 20 offices.

5 Wellington Place Leeds

Willis Towers Watson relocates in major city centre deal

15 June 2017

Willis Towers Watson is set to move to MEPC’s newly developed 5 Wellington Place, from its current location at 1 and 2 Wellington Place, in one of the largest city centre deals in the UK this year.

Capita Hartstead House Sheffield

UKCPT acquires 61,638 sq ft Sheffield office for £20m

15 June 2017

UK Commercial Property Trust has completed the acquisition of a single let, Grade A office building in Sheffield from Ediston Property Investment Company for £20.2m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5%.

New starters at Morgans

Leeds resi specialists grow team with seven appointments

12 June 2017

Seven new starters have been appointed at Leeds-based city living specialist Morgans, bolstering its office support team and rentals and sales divisions

Priory Care Home Leeds

LXi REIT acquires Priory Care Home for £8.4m

5 June 2017

LXi REIT has announced the acquisition of Priory Care Home in Leeds for £8.4m, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.3%.

Instore HQ Huddersfield

Moorfield makes double Huddersfield acquisition for £26m

5 June 2017

Moorfield Logistics Partnership (MLP) has acquired two modern, institutional quality logistics units in Huddersfield from Aviva Investors for £25.9m.

Castle House Leeds

Warwick puts Castle House in Leeds up for sale

31 May 2017

Warwick Capital Partners has brought Castle House in Leeds to the market with a quoting price in excess of £16.4m, reflecting a net initial yield of 8.25%. 

6 QUEEN STREET Rockspring

Burberry agrees year's largest office letting in Leeds

18 May 2017

Fashion giant Burberry is understood to have taken 46,000 sq ft at 6 Queen Street in Leeds in the largest office leasing deal in the city this year.

Freeport Braintree

Land Secs acquires £332.5m outlet centres

17 May 2017

Land Securities has acquired a portfolio of three outlet centres from Hermes Investment Management for £332.5m.

Ben Hall GVA Yorkshire

GVA strengthens Yorkshire team

12 May 2017

GVA has bolstered its senior team with a number of promotions and appointments in its Yorkshire office.

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Merchant Gate, Wakefield

Wakefield council's ambitious vision for the city

Until relatively recently, only locals stepped off the train on to the mainline station platform at Wakefield Westgate. To the uninitiated, the West Yorkshire city was just another stop on the line running from King’s Cross to Leeds.

John Lewis, Leeds

John Lewis department store finally adds layer to Leeds retail cake

Leeds has always been a shopping mecca. The city boasts one of the nation’s finest covered market halls, which dates back to the 1800s, and was the birthplace of Marks & Spencer, which began trading as a penny bazaar from a stall in the market.

Left to right: Oliver Corrigan and Alex Duckett

Q&A: Alex Duckett on the need for flexible and productive office space

Last month, Alex Duckett, formerly of Knight Frank and Savills, and Oliver Corrigan, son of the owner of the Carrwood Park and Brookfield Court office parks by junction 46 of the M1 and manager of the former, joined forces to create north of England serviced office space provider Gilbanks Group.


BTR outlook bullish despite housing market slowdown

These are uncertain times for the residential market. House price growth is petering out and prices could well start to fall if the economy slows ahead of Brexit and rising inflation puts pressure on household finances.

Central Square, Leeds

Can Leeds reach the magical 1m sq ft office take-up mark?

Will the Leeds city centre office market punch through the 1m sq ft take-up barrier in 2017? That is the question agents in the city are debating at the moment.

Kirkstall Forge

After a long wait, work is forging ahead at historic Kirkstall site

In the 1580s, iron production commenced at Kirkstall Forge, a 57-acre chunk of land, split by the River Aire, just 3.5 miles from the heart of Leeds city centre.

The Light cinema, the Moor, Sheffield

The Moor and a new retail quarter set to put Sheffield back on track

It has taken Sheffield city centre a long time to recover from the blow of Meadowhall shopping centre opening on its doorstep in 1990, but in the past couple of years the ‘steel city’s’ retail offer appears finally to be getting back on track.

Graph - annual take-up (sq ft)

Yorkshire facing serious shortfall in its supply of industrial stock

The Yorkshire industrial market faces a significant supply/demand imbalance, according to figures from Savills.

Leeds Station front

Favourable conditions augur well for Leeds as BTR hotspot

The high cost of developing new private rented sector (PRS) schemes relative to rental prices has historically made Leeds less attractive than cities such as Manchester - but that is changing, suggests new research from JLL shared exclusively with Property Week.

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