Commercial Property

Commercial Property

Profile: Peter Hindley

Keepmoat Homes is on a mission to provide more affordable houses for first time buyers. Lizzie Murphy meets chief executive Peter Hindley.

Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders

Growth slows for SMEs in construction, says federation

The SME construction sector grew in the second quarter of 2017, albeit at a slower rate than the first three months of the year, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Members of the Tricoya consortium formed to build, fund and operate the world's first wood chip acetylation plant at Saltend Chemicals Park. Pictured left to right: Mark Jones OBE (Hull City Council), Akira Kirton (BP Ventures), Pierre Lasson (Tricoya Technologies Ltd), Gerard Britchfield (Medite Europe DAC), Paul Clegg (Accsys Technologies) and Nigel Dunn (BP Chemicals).

New £60m wood chip factory underway

MODIFIED wood producer Tricoya Technologies has broken ground for the first phase of construction at the site of its new Yorkshire factory.

The former Kirklees College site on New North Road in Huddersfield.

Developer reveals plans for former college

New plans for a former college campus have been unveiled as a developer revealed it wants to build a mixed-use development, creating hundreds of jobs.

Council snaps up three more industrial units covering 100,000 sq ft

Council snaps up three more industrial units covering 100,000 sq ft

Leeds City Council has signed a deal with Muse Developments to purchase three industrial units at its flagship Logic Leeds site, totalling 100,000 sq ft.

Victoria Gate, Leeds

Inward investment from Victoria Gate to top £82.5m

A major shopping destination is expected to attract over £82.5m of inward investment to Yorkshire during its first 10 years, according to new research.

Left to right:  Roger Marsh OBE of Leeds LEP, Kevin McCabe, chairman of Scarborough Properties International, Coun Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, Mark Jackson of Scarborough Properties International.

Odeon major tenant as work on Thorpe Park retail project starts

WORK on a major out-of-town retail and leisure scheme began today as the developer unveiled Odeon as one of the main tenants.

Leeds's Victoria Gate shopping centre.

City centre retail market ‘strong’

The city centre retail market in Leeds remains strong but there are question marks over the success of the £165m Victoria Gate shopping development, according to new research.

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Dove Haigh Phillips recently celebrated its 10th year in business. Pictured back (left to right) Jonathan Phillips, Mike Haigh, front (left to right) Mike Dove, Jonathan Wade, and Simon Dove. Picture James Hardisty

Foreign investment set to grow in Yorkshire despite Brexit

Foreign INVESTMENT into Yorkshire is set to have a big impact on the region’s future property market, according to experts.

What is the average deposit for first-time home buyers?

Survey reveals how much deposit the average first-time buyer in Yorkshire needs

First-time buyers make up nearly half of all house purchases financed by a mortgage – but those taking their first step on the property ladder need to put down a £33,000 deposit on average, a report has found.

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Jonathan Milner, joint MD at Aire Adaptical Design. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Bar-themed office space designed to retain young talent

When Google installed wacky slides into its US offices a decade ago, it marked a new era for interior design.

Ben Beaumont, the director of 48.3 Scaffold Design

Leeds firm tackles skills deficit by promoting work-life balance

A YORKSHIRE company is doing its bit to reduce the skills deficit by ensuring that more parents have the chance to enjoy rewarding careers in engineering and construction.

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Keyland Developments has submitted an outline planning application to turn a vacant 16-acre site in the Aire Valley, Leeds, into a 256,000 sq ft mixed use development.

Hundreds of jobs for new business park

Kelda Group’s property trading arm Keyland Developments has unveiled plans for a new business park which could create 500 new jobs.

Award win: Leeds's Victoria Gate shopping centre.

Region’s buildings win architecture awards

A STRIKING biomass power plant, landmark shopping centre and new housing development today received national awards for their architectural excellence.

City West, Leeds

Loss adjustor prepares for growth with move

National loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has relocated 130 staff to new out-of-town premises.

The Grenfell Tower disaster could change skylines across the UK

High-rise tower blocks could be 'torn down' after Grenfell Tower fire

High-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, London mayor Sadiq Khan said.

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Artist's impression of 22 Bishopsgate, London's newest skyscraper

High profile contracts boost Severfield

Britain’s biggest steel work contractor Severfield ​celebrated a 50 per cent jump in annual profits after taking on 110 projects including high profile work at Wimbledon No.1 Court and the new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur F.C.


Mothballed hotel scheme put on the market for £6m

A partly-completed hotel scheme which has been languishing in building limbo for over two years has been put on the market by administrators.

Lightwater Valley

Yorkshire theme park sold to new operator after ‘considerable interest’

ONE of Yorkshire’s biggest tourist attractions has a new owner.

Leeds Dock. PIC: Gemma Keir

Owners of Leeds Dock put site up for sale for £32m

THE development giant which transformed a major waterside development into a thriving office and leisure destination has put the site on the market for more than £32m.

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