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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

Kingsgate Shopping Centre, Huddersfield

Huddersfield sees The Light with Kingsgate extension

3 February 2017

Cinema operator The Light is set to open in Huddersfield after signing up to anchor the extension of the town’s Kingsgate Shopping Centre.

three snowhill

Construction up in regional cities - Deloitte Crane Survey

31 January 2017

UK regional cities witnessed a boom in construction activity last year with Birmingham leading the way with a 50% surge in office development.

Granary Wharf development, Leeds

Legal & General homes in on 250-unit Leeds PRS scheme

20 January 2017

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.

Thorpe Park Leeds retail

Triple retail pre-let at Thorpe Park Leeds

19 December 2016

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.

Lidl Regional Distribution Centre

Lidl picks iPort for its largest UK distribution centre yet

2 December 2016

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.

Richard Kay, Alastair Reid and George Thomson

Taylor & Emmet expands regional offer

15 November 2016

Law firm Taylor & Emmet has appointed two partners to expand its services in Sheffield and North Derbyshire.

Meadowhall Leisure Hall

Plans submitted for major Meadowhall expansion

7 November 2016

British Land has submitted detailed plans to Sheffield City Council for a £300m extension of Meadowhall shopping centre.

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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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