19 October 2007
South Wales hopes that today’s smaller businesses will need lots of floorspace tomorrow.
Newport is aiming to attract people for whom Bristol and Cardiff are too expensive.
27 April 2007
English Cities Fund wants a return on a £300m regeneration of Plymouth’s Millbay waterfront.
20 April 2007
As the post-war city centre shows its age, Swansea is seeking to reinvent itself around its waterfront.
23 February 2007
A casino, a futuristic design school and a far-reaching riverside scheme are bringing Bath up to date. Tony Watts reports
Wales supplement 2006
Cardiff is finally attracting speculative development. But will the Welsh Assembly’s plans undermine the city’s office market?
Cardiff City Football Club has high hopes of gaining consent for a retail park in Leckwith that would underwrite a new stadium.
Having created £50m of industrial developments in five years, Cardiff firm JR Smart is now having to look further afield.
15 September 2006
If the local authorities can stop squabbling about transport links, south Bristol may secure the new development it so desperately needs.
07 July 2006
Tony Watts gives you the lowdown on all the sectors across the region
Peel Holdings’ Gloucester Quays has at last been given the go-ahead.
A revision of Hereford’s masterplan could herald more expansive regeneration.
Advantage West Midlands wants to create a ‘central technology belt’ in the region.
16 June 2006
Weston-super-Mare is looking to reinvent itself and attract occupiers to its two new business parks.
Wales Supplement 2005
Congested roads, lack of political vision, Wembley Stadium … there was plenty to chew on at a recent gathering of planners, agents and developers in Cardiff. Tony Watts listened in
Property Direct July 2005
Wiltshire town reaps rewards of location and low prices
11 March 2005
For decades, Swindon has seen massive growth on its outskirts, while the town centre has gone into a spiral of decline. Now ambitious plans aim to turn the centre around.
With residential developments commanding more space in Bristol and Swindon, industrial sites are in short supply.
Wales Supplement October 2004
When it comes to office stock Cardiff is virtually running on empty – and there’s not much in the pipeline either
After a decade of declining manufacturing fortunes, Wales is hoping to remarket itself as a centre of excellence in the high-tech world of research and development
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