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Persimmon's chairman resigns over pay dispute

​​The row over Persimmon's plan to award its managers up to £600m under a long term incentive plan has led to the resignation​​ of chairman Nicholas Wrigley and remuneration committee chair Jonathan Davie.

Severfield has worked on the retractable roof for Wimbledon No 1 Court

Severfield wins £50m Google contract

Britain’s biggest steel work contractor Severfield has won a landmark contract on the recently announced new Google Headquarters in King's Cross, London.

Centrica Storages Greg McKenna, left, and Wykelands Dominic Gibbons at the energy companys new offices on the Bridgehead business park. The picture in the background shows one of Centrica Storages two offshore platforms.

Business park near Humber Bridge could provide workspace for 3,000 people

A business park which stands close to the Humber Bridge is expected to provide employment for up to 3,000 people when it is fully developed.

The Bradford-based group has blamed a combination of macro-economic factors

Safestyle shares tumble amid weak demand

Shares in double glazing firm Safestyle UK slumped 17 per cent after the group said demand has weakened further and it expects market conditions to continue to be very challenging in 2018.

Concordia Works in Sovereign Street, Leeds

New lease of life for famous Leeds warehouse building

A former warehouse in the heart of Leeds has been turned into a hub for fast growing technology and creative companies.

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Hanover tower block on Exeter Drive, Broomhall

Installation of sprinklers in Sheffield's 24 tower blocks could take up to two years

Installing sprinklers in all of Sheffield's tower blocks could take up to two years and will only begin once the Grenfell Tower interim report has been published, the council confirmed.

The Magpie Cafe is set to reopen this month after two fires in May this year. Photo: Ceri Oakes

Magpie Cafe in Whitby set to reopen this month following two fires

It’s been seven months since two fires severely damaged the famous Magpie Cafe in Whitby but owners are hoping to reopen this month after a £450,000 restoration project completes in the next few days.

The Sheffield-based firm said customers are queuing up on site opening days as more home buyers look to buy houses in former pit villages

Gleeson cheers shareholders with news of strong demand

Urban regeneration housebuilder MJ Gleeson told shareholders at its AGM that the forward order book at the end of November was up more than 30 per cent on last year.

Dawn Carlisle, partner in the commercial property team at law firm Shulmans

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British Land's �60m Meadowhall revamp includes lighter and brighter shopping malls.

British Land completes £60m Meadowhall refurbishment

A huge two-year £60m refurbishment of Meadowhall has officially been completed.

Douglas McCormick, CEO of WYG

WYG delivers ‘disappointing’ half year results

WYG, the global project management and technical consultancy, today delivered “disappointing” half year results, but stressed that its underlying business remained robust.

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Avant said the changes to Stamp Duty announced in the Autumn Budget will disproportionately benefit buyers in the South

Avant ​warns lack of housing could derail Northern Powerhouse

Leading Northern housebuilder Avant Homes has warned that the Chancellor’s Budget policies missed the mark by disproportionately benefiting buyers and builders in the South of England​.

Emma Bennett - director at Ralph Capper Interiors in the Green Sand Foundry in Leeds.  Picture Tony Johnson

New office designed to boost employee wellbeing

They have designed some of the most innovative office interiors in the North but two interior design companies have completed their most challenging project to-date after they were handed an empty heritage building for their new Yorkshire base.

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Property boss questions Government’s ‘bandwidth’ to deal with Northern Powerhouse

Worrying question marks remain over how much time and money the Government is able to commit to the Northern Powerhouse, according to one of the North’s most influential business leaders.


VIDEO: First look at Harrogate Grange Park show home decked out for Christmas

IT'S beginning to look at lot like Christmas inside a new luxury show home which has been decked out for festive viewing on the Grange Park development by David Wilson Homes near Harrogate.

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Douglas McCormick, CEO of WYG

WYG in second profits warning

Shares in global project management consultancy WYG slumped 33 per cent following a second profits warning in three months.

Avant Homes believes that boosting the housing supply in the North has to be a top priority for this Government

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.

Gleeson's chief executive Jolyon Harrison

Housebuilders feel the Budget pinch

The Budget produced mixed news for Yorkshire's PLC's.
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.

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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