Commercial Property

Commercial Property

North-north divide: York and Bradford in a tale of two cities

Home affordability in British cities is at its worst level since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times average earnings, a report has found.

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Edward Ziff at the Merrion Centre in Leeds

Record Merrion Centre footfall boosts Town Centre

Town Centre Securities, one of the North’s biggest property developers, reported record footfall at its Merrion Centre shopping mall in 2016 and said the opening of Trinity Leeds and Victoria Gate has turned Leeds into a premier shopping destination.
The former Yorkshire Water depot on George Street in Bradford city centre could be turned into offices or apartments.

Buyer sought to develop prime city centre site

PLANS to turn a city centre car park into offices, apartments or a hotel are moving forward after the land was put up for sale to potential developers.

Frank Kofler, director at Castlhouse Construction in Leeds

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What are the prospects for the property sector in Yorkshire?

Jack Tate, marketing and events planner at food producer Heck

Sausage factory to create 50 new jobs

A new £3.5m sausage factory built by gourmet food company Heck will create 50 new jobs when it opens at the end of April.

Hume House in Leeds

Skyscraper plans fall through after buyer is unable to complete property deal

The sale of the site planned for the tallest building in Leeds has fallen through at the final hour.

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Tracy Fowler, whose career has taken off after she completed an EMBA at Leeds University Business School

An EMBA can turn you into a thoughtful and effective leader

IF you walk down the corridors of power at any global financial centre, there’s a good chance you’ll find somebody who has completed an Executive MBA from Leeds University Business School.

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Mike Leighton, managing director at Leighton Vans.

Transporter specialist creates jobs as it moves to new headquarters

LEIGHTON Vans, the VW transporter customisation specialist, has bought a company headquarters and showroom in Yorkshire as part of its expansion plans.

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UTC Leeds principal Mark Kennedy with students.

Mark Kennedy: Scientific minds need to be nurtured in skills debate

WHEN adults meet young people for the first time one of our default questions seems to be “what would you like to do when you’re older?”

DFS CEO Ian Filby said the group is  well positioned to weather any potential dip in consumer confidence

DFS reports strong growth but warns of economic headwinds

Sofa chain DFS said that it faces an increased risk of a market slowdown in 2017, but it is well placed to respond to economic headwinds.

John Tutte, CEO of Redrow

Redrow to build on record results

Housebuilder Redrow ​is forecasting a year of significant ​growth after it posted record​ half year​ results.

hlw Keeble Hawson. L-R: Ruby Zaman, Liz Rowen, Richard Smith (head of commercial property) Cassandra Zanelli, Paul Trudgill (managing partner), Brian Fowler, and Jennifer Knibs.

Property team joins hlw Keeble Hawson

THE property team from Taylor&Emmet has moved to a rival South Yorkshire law firm.

The new ROKTFACE wall in Brighouse

Work begins on highest climbing wall in UK

Work has begun on what is believed to be the UK’s highest man-made outdoor climbing wall.

Allied Glass's new distribution warehouse and bottle decoration plant at Wakefield Europort

Fire-torn bottle maker secures new warehouse

A glass bottle manufacturer whose distribution warehouse was devastated in a huge fire last year is investing £2.5m in new premises.

First White Cloth Hall in Leeds

Developer drawing up plans for historic city centre building

Plans to safeguard the future of an historic city centre landmark are being drawn up by new owners following their acquisition of the site.

3 Sovereign Square in Leeds

Council unveils plans to buy more property

The chief executive of Leeds City Council has revealed plans to scale up its commercial property portfolio by making further investments this year.

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Alumasc's chief executive Paul Hooper said the firm is cutting the ground at the new Goole site.

Alumasc earnings on the rise

Building products firm Alumasc said it is outperforming the UK construction market as it increased half-year earnings for the fifth consecutive time.

Harworth Group has announced a joint venture with Dransfield Properties Ltd to deliver a new �50 million retail, office and leisure scheme at Waverley, Rotherham 

Property companies plan to deliver £50m mixed use scheme for South Yorkshire

Property companies Dransfield Properties and Harworth Group have announced a joint venture agreement to deliver a £50m retail, office and leisure scheme at Waverley, near Rotherham, which is home to Yorkshire’s largest brownfield mixed-use redevelopment.

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Chris Oglesby

Bruntwood secures record turnover as it revives City House

BRUNTWOOD, the commercial property firm which is behind the redevelopment of City House in Leeds, reeled in record turnover over the last financial year, despite facing a “fairly flat” market.

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‘Prepare for digital disruption’, warns JLL

Imagine working in an office which has screens and sensors to make your day more productive.

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