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Gym franchise Anytime Fitness has signed a deal with Wykeland Group to open at the Flemingate shopping centre in Beverly, East Yorkshire.Anytime Fitness
Cinema operator The Light is set to open in Huddersfield after signing up to anchor the extension of the town’s Kingsgate Shopping Centre.
UK regional cities witnessed a boom in construction activity last year with Birmingham leading the way with a 50% surge in office development.
Legal & General (L&G) is close to buying a site in Leeds that has planning permission for a build-to-rent (BTR) scheme with a development value of £55m, Property Week understands.
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.
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.
Law firm Taylor & Emmet has appointed two partners to expand its services in Sheffield and North Derbyshire.
British Land has submitted detailed plans to Sheffield City Council for a £300m extension of Meadowhall shopping centre.
Verdion has pressed the button to speculatively build 565,000 sq ft of logistics space at its £500m iPort development in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
Hammerson’s £165m Victoria Gate complex in Leeds will “raise the bar for retail across Europe”, according to chief executive David Atkins.
Next has agreed to anchor the £20m outlet extension at Hull’s Princes Quay, which is set to become the UK’s first “hybrid shopping centre” by bringing outlet and full-price retail under one roof.
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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.
The Leeds office market faces a significant shortfall in office stock unless developers act swiftly, CBRE warns in a new report.
Hull. Mere mention of the name can summon up dreary images of grey skies gathering over decaying dockyards.
When Leeds City Council announced that it had purchased 3 Sovereign Square - a brand-spanking-new 93,851 sq ft office building in Leeds city centre - for just shy of £44m in June, the deal raised a few eyebrows.
In June this year, Sheffield City Council announced it had selected Queensberry as the preferred bidder to deliver its strategic development plan for a new £480m mixed-use retail quarter.
Arriving at Harworth Group’s headquarters outside Sheffield, it is hard to believe this was the site of the ‘Battle of Orgreave’ - one of the most violent clashes of the 1984 coalminers’ strike.
Those twitchy-footed folk at the British Property Federation (BPF) have been on their travels again.
There were a few raised eyebrows when, the day after last month’s Brexit vote, Cornwall council issued a plea to the UK government to safeguard the regeneration funding that the county receives from the EU.
Historically Barnsley has lived in the shadow of the larger, neighbouring South Yorkshire city of Sheffield.