Commercial Property

Commercial Property

Blackfriar: Budget turns into a damp squib

So what should have been a Budget boost for housebuilders has turned into a damp squib as firms across the board lost value.

Opinion
Gleeson's chief executive Jolyon Harrison

Housebuilders feel the Budget pinch

The Budget produced mixed news for Yorkshire's PLC's.
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The Mayor of the Tees Valley Ben Houchen Picture: FRANK REID

‘Historic’ Budget windfall will lead to jobs in Redcar, says mayor

THE GOVERNMENT is helping the South Tees Development Corporation to take ownership of the SSI Redcar steelworks site.

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Meadowhall developer Eddie Healey.

Healey family to sell retail sites worth £144m

THE owner of Meadowhall Shopping Centre is planning to offload a group of four retail warehouse parks to an investment company for £144m.

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Platform building in Leeds

New office for Mercia to support firm’s growth

Investment firm Mercia Fund Managers has opened a new Yorkshire office to support its continued growth in the region.

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Emily Cain, architect at Brewster Bye Architects in Leeds

Property People

What are the prospects for the property sector in Yorkshire?

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CEG's head of commercial development Nick Lee. Picture by Simon Hulme

First look at office which transforms out-of-town concept

The challenge was to create a city centre office building in an out-of-town location and this week the vision turned into a reality with the opening of Number One Kirkstall Forge.

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The Thirsk-based group has worked on the new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

Profits leap at Severfield

Britain’s biggest steel work contractor Severfield said its full year results will be "comfortably ahead" of expectations after it announced a 60 per cent leap in half year profits.
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Brandon Hire will operate alongside Hire Station

Vp reports strong results amid a resilient market

Equipment hire firm Vp said it has delivered an "excellent" set of half year results and said the UK market remains strong.

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Library image from January 2016 of  Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with Adrian Gill, Area Flood Risk manager for the Environment Agency during a visit to Mytholmroyd following the floods over Christmas 2015. Picture Tony Johnson

Yorkshire firms can protect their community from flooding

YORKSHIRE firms have the chance to help protect their community from flooding.

Commercial Property
A library image from January 2016 of Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs  with Adrian Gill, Area Flood Risk manager for the Environment Agency during a  visit to Mytholmroyd following the floods of December 2015. Picture Tony Johnson

Firms can secure work to protect West Yorkshire from floods

YORKSHIRE firms have the chance to help protect their community from flooding.

Commercial Property
Selco said the York opening will strengthen the offering to tradesmen in the area

Selco to create 50 jobs in York at new site

Builders merchant Selco Builders Warehouse is to open its latest branch in York, creating 50 jobs in the city.
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Amir Hussain, COE of YEME architects in Bradford

Bradford architect plans to establish London base

AN architecture firm which has played a significant role in regenerating deprived parts of Yorkshire plans to establish a London office next year.

Commercial Property
The average UK property is now worth 226,367.

UK house price trends: How your town compares with the rest of the country

The general trend of rising house prices is continuing, with the average UK property reaching £226,367 in September, an increase of 5.4% annually.
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Construction businesses saw a rise in workloads during Q3 despite concerns about Brexit and a shortage of skilled workers in the region.

Skills shortages biting region’s construction sector once more

Workloads in Yorkshire’s construction and infrastructure sector remained healthy during the third quarter of the year but Brexit-related uncertainties and the lack of sufficiently skilled workers are having an impact on the industry, according to a new report.

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Peter Whiteley, partner and head of the Sheffield office of Knight Frank

Property People

What are the prospects for the property sector in Yorkshire?

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Taylor Wimpey has reported a positive trading performance in Yorkshire.

UPDATED: Taylor Wimpey reports ‘positive’ trading in Yorkshire

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey said it had enjoyed positive trading in Yorkshire, as the market was supported by healthy employment trends and a competitive mortgage market.

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(Left to right) Jonathan Gale of CTP and John May of Freeths

Law firm relocates to new city centre offices after growth

INDEPENDENT law firm Freeths is the latest firm to move into new city centre offices.

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Forward Ladies managing director Griselda Togobo

‘A fair gender pay policy will help to tackle skills crisis’

MAJOR employers have been urged to implement fair and transparent pay and reward policies as part of a strategy to increase the number of women taking up careers in engineering and technology.

Business
James Appleton-Metcalfe, managing director of Citivale.

Investcorp joins with Citivale to develop £40m portfolio

PROPERTY giant Investcorp has joined forces with a Yorkshire property company to manage and develop a £40m property portfolio as it makes its first investments outside the US.

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