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Platform_'s Bedford scheme

Platform_ picks Sheffield for first new-build development

28 April 2017

Private rented sector developer Platform_ is set to deliver its first new-build scheme after buying a Sheffield city centre site for a 300-unit, £75m project, Property Week can reveal.

Derwent House Claymore Group

Claymore signs duo of flagship occupiers for Derwent House

25 April 2017

Claymore Group has announced two flagship lettings at its Derwent House scheme Sheffield to global engineering services consultancy Mott Macdonald and software and professional services company SDL.

Logic Leeds

Leeds City Council buys speculatively developed sheds

13 April 2017

Muse Developments has agreed to sell three industrial units at its Logic Leeds site totalling 100,000 sq ft to Leeds City Council.

Kellingley Colliery

Harworth gets green light to redevelop former colliery

13 April 2017

Harworth Group has secured a resolution to grant planning permission for 1.45m sq ft of manufacturing and distribution space on the site of a former coalmine in Yorkshire.

Leeds Crosslane

Green light for Crosslane's £14m student accom in Leeds

7 April 2017

Crosslane Student Developments has secured conditional planning consent to deliver a new, 117 bed purpose-built student accommodation development on Woodhouse Square in Leeds.

Eskmuir Warrington retail

Eskmuir acquires Wakefield retail park

4 April 2017

Eskmuir Properties has acquired Cathedral Retail Park in Wakefield from Royal London Asset Management for £19.43m, Property Week can reveal.

Toronto Sq JP Morgan

JP Morgan squares off Leeds office investment for £22m

4 April 2017

A fund managed by JP Morgan Asset Management-Global Real Assets has acquired Toronto Square in Leeds for £22.2m from M&G Investments.

Trinity Leeds

Leeds targets 20,000 new homes

17 March 2017

Leeds City Council has confirmed a series of brownfield sites it will use to deliver 20,000 new homes by 2028.

Globe Road Leeds

Get Living gets into Leeds

2 March 2017

Get Living is on the verge of buying a site from Taylor Wimpey in Leeds for a £100m build-to-rent (BTR) scheme, Property Week can reveal.

Arena Quarter at the Merrion Centre in Leeds

NAV drops in first half at Town Centre Securities

23 February 2017

Town Centre Securities (TCS) saw net assets per share fall 1% during the six months to 31 December, but pre-tax profit climbed 8% to £4.2m.

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness to open at Flemingate shopping centre

8 February 2017

Gym franchise Anytime Fitness has signed a deal with Wykeland Group to open at the Flemingate shopping centre in Beverly, East Yorkshire.Anytime Fitness

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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.

Graph - Leeds office market availability

Office developers must act fast to prevent shortfall in Leeds market

The Leeds office market faces a significant shortfall in office stock unless developers act swiftly, CBRE warns in a new report.

City Hall, Hull

Cultural crown spurs hopes for Hull’s revival

Hull. Mere mention of the name can summon up dreary images of grey skies gathering over decaying dockyards.

3 Sovereign Square, Leeds

How Leeds City Council became a property business player

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.

HSBC, Sheffield

Q&A: Queensberry’s Paul Sargent on Sheffield’s new £480m retail quarter

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.

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