Yorkshire Property News

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

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.

Dransfield and Harworth's £50m Waverley scheme

Harworth sells residential land at Waverley and signs leasing deal with McLaren

26 July 2017

Harworth Group has sold a parcel of land at its Waverley development near Sheffield to Taylor Wimpey and secured McLaren as a tenant on the site’s Advanced Manufacturing Park.

LGIM Prototype Modular external

L&G unveils first modular prototype Video

10 July 2017

Legal & General (L&G) has revealed its first turn-key modular housing prototype, and announced that it will deliver its first modular homes in the first half of 2018.

Meadowhall refurbishment

Joe Browns makes global debut at Meadowhall

4 July 2017

E-commerce retailer Joe Browns has announced it will open its first physical store at Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre in the autumn.

Addington signs up MasterChef contestant to Leeds restaurant

3 July 2017

Former MasterChef contestant Elizabeth Cottam will open a new restaurant at Addington Capital’s Leeds scheme, 16-17 Kirkgate.

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

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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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