Leeds Chinese restaurant to make way for £30m complex

Developers have bought the site of a well-known Chinese restaurant for a £30m student complex.

The Cotton Mill in Skipton

Jetts set to launch first Yorkshire gym

A family-owned Australian fitness brand will open its first gym in Yorkshire this month.

Hanover House in Leeds

Priestley completes £1m renovation of historic house

A grade two listed building which once served as the headquarters of a law firm has undergone a £1m restoration into apartments.

Trinity Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson.

Growing number of retailers wrecked by a ‘perfect storm’

Business rate increases, Brexit uncertainty and the general economic environment helped to create a perfect storm which is wrecking a growing number of retail businesses, according to a Yorkshire property expert.

2 City Walk, Leeds.

Growth of city’s tech sector leads to new office space

A property company which provides managed office space for expanding businesses has opened its fifth location in Yorkshire following the growth of the city’s technology sector.

Humber Enterprise Park, Brough

Wiring system supplier expands

Defence and aerospace wiring system supplier Cablescan is expanding after agreeing a new lease for additional space at Humber Enterprise Park.

Oxford Street, London branch of House of Fraser which is one of those expected to close after the retailer announced plans to shut 31 of its 59 stores across the UK and Ireland as part of a rescue deal. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Five-point plan to revive UK retail industry

Real estate company Colliers International has proposed a five-point plan to help revive shopping environments across the UK.

The 1912 Mill, the front of Sunny Bank Mills, by moonlight

Hat-trick of deals at Sunny Bank Mills

A family-owned mill complex which has been turned into a thriving business community has completed a hat-trick of new deals.

PureGym  has expanded its presence in London after acquiring rival group Soho Gyms, which has 10 fitness clubs in London.

PureGym acquires rival Soho Gyms with 10 clubs in the capital

BUDGET Gym operator PureGym has acquired rival Soho Gyms and its 10 fitness clubs.

Winning contribution: From left, Alexandra Fogal, Barclays; Clare Riches, thebigword; Jacqui Hall, CNG; Harriet Hughes-Payne, twentysix; Clare Boardman, Deloitte; Jayne Woodthorpe, SIL Holdings; Jules Leahy, STEPS Rehabilitation; Lee Collinson, Barclays.  Picture: Tim Hardy.

Cockroft offers an inspiring message

THE feeling of winning a gold medal at the Paralympics is ‘incredible’, according to British wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft MBE.


Helter skelter offices full for first time

An office building for creative businesses which found fame after installing the UK’s first office helter skelter is fully occupied for the first time since it was built almost a decade ago.

The new city-facing entrance of West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds’s West Yorkshire Playhouse revamp cost to rise by £2m

AN ambitious project to revamp the West Yorkshire Playhouse is to cost almost £2m more than envisaged, according to a new report.

121 Kirkgate in Leeds

Westcourt to restore listed city building

Property Investment company Westcourt Group has secured planning for a city centre residential development.

(Left) Gordon Aitchison, director of investment and development at Legal & General Property, and (right) Kevin McCabe, chairman of Scarborough International Properites, at  Paradigm on Thorpe Park, Leeds.  Picture James Hardisty.

New HQ for Pure Retirement

Pure Retirement is the first company to move into new offices at Thorpe Park Leeds which were built as part of the site’s £162m phase two development.

Aerial photo of Thwaite Hall in Hull

University sells former halls of residence

The University of Hull has confirmed plans to sell former hall of residence Thwaite Hall.

(L-R) Steven Bonfield of Chadwick Lawrence, Jeremy Hall of Dean Clough, and Nicholas Worsnop of Chadwick Lawrence.

New office for law firm coincides with IT investment

Law firm Chadwick Lawrence has announced plans to relocate one of its regional offices later this year.

The Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2017, held at Royal Armouries and The New Dock, Leeds. 'Pictured: Host for the evening Steph McGovern. 'Picture: James Hardisty.

One week left to enter The Yorkshire Post awards

Have you created commercial space with a wow factor?

Sheffield Forgemasters is looking for 33 apprentices to join the engineering firm in September. Picture by Simon Hulme

Largest trainee intake for engineer

Industrial titan Sheffield Forgemasters has launched its largest ever apprenticeship recruitment with plans to take on 33 trainees this year.

Rob Coupland, managing director EMEA, Digital Realty.

Firms could add £1.3bn to data economy by using information to drive growth

Yorkshire businesses could add more than £1bn to the region’s data economy by 2025 by using information to drive revenue growth according to a report.

Ronan Faherty, chief executive of Id� Real Estate, which is preparing plans to develop a site in the city's innovation district 'pictured at  The Atrium, Thoresby House, Great George St, Leeds.

Sales of council buildings leading new wave of developments

BUILDING sales by local authorities, the NHS and Network Rail, are creating a new wave of opportunities across the UK, according to the developer behind a new £70m office and hotel scheme.

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