Yorkshire Property News

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

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.

Verdion Doncaster

Verdion unveils spec programme at iPort

28 October 2016

Verdion has pressed the button to speculatively build 565,000 sq ft of logistics space at its £500m iPort development in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

David Atkins and Nile Wilson

David Atkins hails Victoria Gate as ‘iconic’ development

28 October 2016

Hammerson’s £165m Victoria Gate complex in Leeds will “raise the bar for retail across Europe”, according to chief executive David Atkins.

Princes Quay, Hull

Next to anchor innovative Hull shopping centre extension

27 October 2016

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.

Shoosmiths Platform Leeds

Shoosmiths takes space at Bruntwood’s Leeds development

20 October 2016

Law firm Shoosmiths is taking a full floor at Platform redevelopment in Leeds.

Hammerson's Victoria Gate scheme in Leeds

Revealed: Hammerson's £165m Leeds Victoria Gate complex

19 October 2016

The appearance of Hammerson’s new £165m Leeds shopping complex, Victoria Gate, has been revealed

JV buys Sheffield PRS block

16 September 2016

Joint venture partners Europa Capital and Addington Capital have acquired a PRS block in Sheffield for £36.75m.

Verdion Doncaster

Doncaster's iPort sees 215,800 sq ft logistics letting

1 September 2016

Verdion has secured a 215,800 sq ft letting at its £500m multi-modal logistics iPort development in Doncaster.

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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.

Owen Michaelson and Andrew Kirkman

Mine craft: Harworth Group interview

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.

BPF Roadshow holding graphic

BPF roadshow: the links effect

Those twitchy-footed folk at the British Property Federation (BPF) have been on their travels again.

Mevagissey, Cornwall

Brexit vote leaves poorer areas with anxious wait over regeneration funding

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.


Barnsley revels in long-overdue revival

Historically Barnsley has lived in the shadow of the larger, neighbouring South Yorkshire city of Sheffield.

central square leeds

Leeds agents expect busy second half for city centre office take-up

Take-up in the Leeds office market continued to grow at a steady rate in the first quarter of 2016, according to recently released figures from the Leeds Office Agents’ Forum.

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