30 January 2004
Developer Maple Grove has stepped in to take forward a £20m regeneration scheme in Kendal that has been on the cards for 17 years. Simon Creasey reports
Essential information, project updates and gossip.
The South Rings business park is the first phase of a new 615 acre commercial development that will change the face of Lancashire.
12 December 2003
Little Chef has a revamp on its menu, which will involve splitting off its operations from its hotel partner Travelodge.
28 November 2003
Kent has risen above the problems hitting the UK economy, with good take-up levels and rents in many towns still rising.
7 November 2003
Decades of false starts and lost developers gave Hounslow's Key Site One a bad name. But Blenheim Norwest stepped in and has succeeded where others have failed.
UGC is refurbishing a chain of its cinemas to show that independent films can be money-spinners, starting in Ealing – spiritual home of British movies.
Gypsy Corner on the A40 in west London has been a vacant eyesore for years. Now, Frogmore's ambitious plans for it are under way.
It's been a tough year in west London, according to Knight Frank's M25 report. But things could get better soon.
24 October 2003
The UK's ports are rapidly reaching capacity, and so far, applications to expand have been slow-moving. However, a new scheme in Harwich could be the turning point.
17 October 2003
Long-neglected Teesside has plans for 12m sq ft of development.
Greggs has risen from a small family business in Newcastle to become a British institution. Now the bakery is preparing to expand into continental Europe.
A shortage of office build in Newcastle has left agents wondering where occupiers will go in 2004.
Sheds Supplement September 2003
John Burbage has hardly looked back since quitting Lambert Smith Hampton. He tells us about his plans
The portfolios of regional development agencies are set to give the region a much-needed boost.
Rising insurance premiums, particularly on sheds built using polystyrene-filled panels, have stoked up anger.
12 September 2003
Leeds and Sheffield are well placed to capture government relocations
West Yorkshire will soon have its very own skiing destination, in the shape of Capital & Regional's Castleford Xscape centre, completing the transformation of a former pit town to 'Cas Vegas'
Sheffield-based Henry Boot made its name in the 1920s and 1930s. Now it is stepping up its work on development
Yorkshire towns such as Doncaster are winning more distribution occupiers as the nearby Humber ports try to undercut their southern rivals
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