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Safestyle hit by new sector player

Shares in double glazing firm ​Safestyle ​UK ​​plunged 26 per cent after the firm warned that trading conditions have deteriorated, ​part​ly because of the actions of a very aggressive new entrant​, namely SafeGlaze, which is also based in Bradford.

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Ian Ward, general manager of The Broadway in Bradford.

A ray of light for city’s new cinema experience

Cinema operator The Light is opening its tenth cinema in the UK in Yorkshire next month.

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The proposed new Ibis Budget hotel in Sheffield

New budget hotel completes scheme

Plans for a new city centre hotel have been submitted to the council.

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Scott Morrison, associate in Cushman & Wakefield's national logistics and industrial team in Leeds

Property People: Scott Morrison

What are the prospects for the property sector in Yorkshire and Humber?

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Email takes up as much as 25 per cent of a working day. Picture PA wire

Growing numbers of bosses fear that late-paying clients could wreck their business

MANY MANUFACTURING and service sector firms are worried that late paying clients could wreck their business, according to a major study of business sentiment in Yorkshire.

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A Brockton Capital fund has acquired The Pinnacle, a prominent 145,000 sq ft, mixed-use asset in Leeds city centre, for around �65.0m. Picture: McCoy Wynne

Tallest office block in Leeds is sold for around £65m

The tallest office block in Leeds has been bought for around £65m.

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Westleigh is an established partnerships housebuilder, covering the Midlands and South Yorkshire

Countryside buys South Yorkshire builder

​Housebuilder ​Countryside Properties ​has bought Westleigh Group ​for ​up to £135.4​m​.

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Hunters said it had delivered 'strong' results in 2017  Picture: Richard Ponter

Hunters reports ‘strong’ results in subdued market

ESTATE agents Hunters said it had delivered strong results in 2017, despite facing a subdued market.

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Rose Wharf, a Grade II listed office development in Leeds city centre, has reached full occupancy following lettings to Thiskrow Ventures Ltd and The Recruitment Crowd.

Rose Wharf reaches full occupancy as ‘North-shoring’ grows in popularity

ONE of Yorkshire’s best known former mill buildings has reached full occupancy, providing further evidence that the region’s commercial property market is in good health.

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Variety Yorkshire property awards held at Rudding park hotel

Shortlist revealed for the Yorkshire Property Awards

The shortlist for the region’s top commercial property awards has been revealed.

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City Point in Leeds

City Point in Leeds is sold for £26m

RDI, the FTSE 250 income focused UK-REIT, today announced that it has exchanged contracts for the disposal of City Point in Leeds for £26.05 million.

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Global professional services firm Turner & Townsend has appointed David Whysall as managing director of its UK Infrastructure business.

Turner & Townsend appoints new MD at UK infrastructure business

THE Yorkshire-based global professional services firm Turner & Townsend has appointed David Whysall as managing director of its UK infrastructure business.

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MEPC has appointed Savills to work alongside JLL to market the new Grade A office space at Wellington Place.

Savills is hired to market Wellington Place in Leeds

real estate services provider Savills has been hired to market one of Yorkshire’s biggest office schemes.

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John Lewis is the anchor tenant at Hammerson's Victoria Gate development in Leeds

Hammerson yet to finalise Intu deal

Shopping centre owner Hammerson​, which owns the Victoria Gate development in Leeds,​ has said it will not finalise its £3.4bn tie-up with Intu until it receives clarity on a takeover approach from French rival Klepierre.

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David Potts has returned Morrisons to its core values Photo: PA Wire/Morrisons

Greg Wright: Morrisons’ revival is to be celebrated as construction firms face uncertain times

IF you’re a glass half full sort of person, you may well have been cheered by the latest economic data.

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Dunlop Heywood director Stuart Hicks

Sky’s the limit for Dunlop Heywood as it lands 26th airport client

Rating consultant Dunlop Heywood is strengthening its position as an aviation rating expert after landing its 26th UK airport client.

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Brian Berry, chief executive of the FMB

Bad weather, rising costs and Brexit uncertainty are hurting construction sector, says FMB

BAD weather, rising costs and uncertainty relating to Brexit are to blame for a sharp drop in construction output, according to the Federation of Master Builders.

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Leeds Beckett University has joined forces with Exa Networks to provide broadband connection and advice to start-up firms at centres including the Piece Mill in Halifax.

New partnership to help start-ups flourish

Leeds Beckett University has joined forces with internet service provider Exa Networks to provide super-fast connection and advice to start-up firms.

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26 April 2016 .......       Jonathan Sands, chairman of design agency Elmwood on Water Lane, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

Lack of focus on creative industries is threat to UK plc, says boss of Elmwood

A lack of emphasis on creative industries at an early age in schools, from Ofsted, is an “emerging threat” to UK plc, according to the boss of a leading design agency.

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