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Up to 1,500 people could find a home on iconic former factory site in York

UP to 1,500 people could be living around the site of an iconic Yorkshire chocolate factory by 2020, as the listed building becomes the heart of a major regeneration project.

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WYG's CEO Paul Hamer said the group's strategy to build a more broadly based business is starting to bear fruit

Project delays hit WYG's share price

SHARES IN project management consultancy WYG ​plunged 24 per cent after the group warned that project delays will hit profits in 2017.
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Safestyle said its market share has increased from 9.5 per cent to 10.2 per cent

Safestyle reports record results in 2016

Replacement window and door firm​ ​Safestyle​ UK​ ​​reported record sales and profits in 2016 and said it has offset higher costs following Brexit by raising prices.
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Jeremy Nolan, of Glentrool, and Nigel Adams, MP for Selby,  at the launch of Sherburn2

Developer starts work on £105m park

Developers have started work on a new £105m Yorkshire business park, which has the capacity to create 2,550 jobs.

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Sprint 70 in Hunslet, Leeds, which is now home to Kent Foods after Symington's moved out last year.

Former noodle factory snapped up by sugar firm

A FORMER NOODLE factory which was praised by then Prime Minister David Cameron for moving jobs to Yorkshire has been taken over by an independent sugar supplier following its closure.

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Craig Heads (left), Charlotte Bailey and Lee Kirman from Humber Street Distillery Co raise a toast to their new venture with Wykeland Groups Tom Watson.

Gin to add new flavour to the Fruit Market

PUB owners are creating what is believed to be Yorkshire’s first gin bar and distillery.

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House buyers have brushed off uncertainty over Brexit

Bellway’s profits rise as house buyers shrug off Brexit uncertainty

Housebuilder Bellway has posted a healthy rise in half-year profits as buyers brushed aside economic uncertainty unleashed by the Brexit vote.

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Harworth has bought into the investment vehicle that owns Gateway 45, Leeds largest live commercial development.

Harworth raises £28m to fund ambitious plans

Harworth Group, which specialises in the regeneration of former coalfield and other brownfield sites, has conditionally raised £28m to fund ambitious plans for the creation of thousands of new homes.

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Balfour Beatty has been boosted by its US operations

Balfour Beatty says transformation is underway

​Balfour Beatty has ​returned to the black as the construction firm's turnaround under boss Leo Quinn pick​s​ up pace.

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Leeds City Council has launched a new search for developers to turn the former Leeds International Pool site into offices, apartments and a hotel.

Plans launched for city centre pool site

Plans to turn the site of a former swimming pool into offices, hotels and apartments are moving a step forward today as council chiefs launch a new search for developers.

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Phase two of Leeds College of Building development

Plans submitted for college campus phase two

PROPOSALS to build a new £13m campus for Leeds College of Building have been submitted to the council.

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New pictures released by Rushbond show how it intends to transform the inside of the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds

Developer unveils new images of Majestic as work to start in summer

The DEVELOPER behind plans to transform an historic building from a fire-ravaged shell into a shiny new office block has unveiled new images of what the building will look like inside.

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SIG said Meinie Oldersma, currently head of industrial products distributor Brammer, will join as chief executive in April

SIG shares rise as sales increase after tough year

​​Building materials suppler SIG reported a fall in profits following weak demand, tougher competition and delays to projects after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

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A view of the City of London. SIG today announced that it is cutting its dividend by 20 per cent Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

SIG cuts dividend and names new CEO

British building materials suppler SIG has cut its dividend by 20 per cent and named a new chief executive as it battles to recover from a November profit warning.

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A new approach to land use is needed in rurla areas.

YP Letters: We need a strategy for managing our priceless landscape

From: Jules Marley, Chair, CPRE Yorkshire & The Humber Region and Chair, CPRE North Yorkshire Branch.

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Left to right: Oliver Dawes (Simpson Packaging) Tony Dawes (Simpson Packaging), Andrew Foggitt (Gregory Property Group), John Simonson (Simpson Packaging) and Andrew Dawes (Simpson Packaging).  Picture by Richard Walker

Simpson Packaging reaches 30 with move

A FAMILY-OWNED packaging firm has more than doubled its operating space after spending £3m on a move to new premises.

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3 Sovereign Square, which Leeds City Council bought for �44m in 2016

Lack of prime buildings pushing investors out of Yorkshire

Yorkshire does not have enough quality buildings to satisfy the appetite of hungry investors, according to the region’s property experts.

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CBRE has secured planning permission to extend No 2 The Embankment to create 15,400 sq ft of additional office space

100 jobs to be created with office extension

More than 100 new jobs could be created following the extension of a city centre office building

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Rushbond submitted a planning application to Leeds City Council to transform the listed York Road Library in Richmond Hill, Leeds, into a gym.

Former library to be turned into new gym

Developers have unveiled plans to restore a prominent building on the edge of a city centre.

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Chris Jones, director in planning at commercial property agent GVA, based in Leeds

Property People

What are the prospects for the property sector in Yorkshire?

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