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No Brexit blues for WYG as profits shoot up

Project management consultancy WYG reported strong UK growth and a growing pipeline of international opportunities as it shrugged off the Brexit impact.


Start date finally announced for construction of wind-breaking safety scheme at Bridgewater Place in Leeds

Construction work is finally set to start on a major safety scheme designed to combat the dangerous wind tunnel effect at Leeds city centre’s Bridgewater Place skyscraper.

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Property values increased by 4.4 per cent year-on-year in November, figures from Nationwide Building Society showed

House price growth slows down

​Annual house price growth has slowed to the lowest rate in 10 months​.

Giggleswick Quarry in the Yorkshire Dales

Former Yorkshire Dales quarry put on the market 10 years after closing

A limestone quarry in the Yorkshire Dales has been put on the market to commercial and leisure developers.

Jonathan Powling, partner at Addleshaw Goddard

Yorkshire is at heart of industrial real estate revival, says report

YORKSHIRE is at the heart of an industrial real estate boom, which is being driven by the growth in online retailing, according to a report published today.

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The skyline of Leeds city centre

Leeds is hailed as best investment opportunity outside London

Leeds has been dubbed the “best investment opportunity outside London” with around £30m having been ploughed into the city’s property market in just 18 months.

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Candelisa Property Development based in Skipton, has received planning permission  for a �30m mixed use development in Cononley, near Skipton

£30m scheme will create 92 homes in Yorkshire

Planning permission has been granted for a £30m mixed use development in Cononley, near Skipton which will create 92 homes.

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Domino's expansion plans will create 14,000 new jobs

Domino's announces expansion plans

​Domino's Pizza is to open an extra 400 stores in the UK as part of plans to ramp up expansion in the country, creating 14,000 new jobs in the process.

Sirius has a large number of private investors in North Yorkshire who are keen to see the mine succeed

Sirius forges ahead with £10bn Yorkshire mine

​Sirius Minerals, the company behind the £10bn North Yorkshire polyhalite mine​, ​said its £370m open offer for Stage 1 financing was "modestly oversubscribed" as it forges ahead with plans for the mine.

Countrywide said it expects transaction volumes for 2016 to be 6 per cent down on 2015

Countrywide warns on profits

​Estate agency Countrywide has warned that profits will come in at the "lower end of market expectations" amid reduced activity following the EU referendum and changes to stamp duty.

23 November 2016 .......  Alistair Callander, Mark Burns Kenton Robbins and Victoria Tomlinson speaking at Ward Hadaway who hosted the inaugural event of the Collaborative Leeds Professionals, a group which will act together to promote professional services in Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

New group will boost collaboration to help Yorkshire’s economy grow

A NEW group has been launched which aims to provide a long term economic boost for Yorkshire by encouraging professional and business organisations to work together.

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Pictured (L to R) are Wharfedale Property Management director, Tim Munns; Beer Hawk founder and director, Chris France; director of property and construction and consultants, LHL Group, York, Richard Hampshire in the new unit at Thorp Arch Estate where the online retailer relocated this month.

Beer retailer sets sights on further growth

A FAST-GROWING online beer retailer plans to create 30 new jobs and almost double its premises next year.

Severfield has been appointed the steel-work contractor on 22 Bishopsgate, one of the top three tallest buildings in the City of London.

Severfield has high hopes as profits rocket

Severfield, Britain’s biggest steel work contractor,​ reported a huge leap in​ half year profits and said full year results will be “comfortably ahead”​ ​of expectations​.​

Sheffield Council leader Julie Dore signs a 60-year partnership deal with Wang Chunming, chairman and president of Chinese firm Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, in Sheffield's sister city Chengdu.

Chinese plan to turn Sheffield Central Library into five star hotel

Sheffield’s 60-year Chinese investment partnership could begin with a five-star hotel in the Central Library building and a £30 million city centre residential development.

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Shoaib Bux, the divisional director at Amicus Property Finance

Amicus’s backing for two major projects in the region

A specialist short-term property lender is supporting two significant projects in Yorkshire.

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The Majestic Hotel in Harrogate

Yorkshire hotel part of major acquisition

A HIGH profile Yorkshire hotel has been bought as part of a major acquisition of five venues across the UK by hotel and bar operator Cairn Group.

The former Primark store in Sheffield city centre

New hotel plans for former Primark store

BUDGET hotel chain easyHotel has revealed plans to expand into Yorkshire with proposals to transform a former Primark store.

Charlotte Bronte’s doctor’s house on the market

Charlotte Bronte’s doctor’s house on the market

A country hotel originally built as the residence of Charlotte Bronte’s doctor has gone on the market.

Ernest Wilson, the estate agent appointed to sell Millgate in Masham, which was voted the best B&B on the planet, is celebrating 60 years. Pictures: tony Johnson

Agent celebrates 60 years with double sales

THE estate agent appointed to sell the world’s best B&B has had its most successful year in almost a decade after doubling the number of large properties it sells.

Taylor Wimpey reported strong demand for its new Yorkshire homes

Strong demand for Yorkshire homes as buyers defy Brexit

​HOUSEBUILDER TAYLOR Wimpey ​reported strong trading since the Brexit vote with no sign that the referendum has dented people’s enthusiasm for new homes. ​
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