St Michael’s plan avoids being called in by Secretary of State

Manchester’s St Michael’s development will go ahead after the Secretary of State confirmed it will not call the application in.Former Manchester United footballer Gary Neville is behind the £200 million landmark mixed-use city centre project, which will include a five-star hotel, offices and leisure space.Following the decision Neville says: “We ... Read More...

Manchester-based Epistem completes management buy-out

Manchester-headquartered Epistem has completed a management buy-out from genedrive plc following investment from Foresight Group.Foresight’s backing, which includes growth capital, will support pre-clinical and clinical research services provider Epistem’s plans to expand.The company currently specialises in areas including oncology, gastro-intestinal (GI) diseases and toxicity and inflammatory diseases, and has clients ... Read More...

Minister calls for an ‘Ivy League of the North’ at Liverpool summit

The Northern Powerhouse minister called for an ‘Ivy League of the North’ during an event in Liverpool yesterday (7 June).Jake Berry addressed the inaugural Northern Powerhouse Higher Education summit at the University of Liverpool’s Foresight Centre.Vice chancellors, academics and researchers from across the North’s top universities were in attendance as ... Read More...

Last chance to enter prestigious North West Property Awards

The region’s property firms have until midnight tonight (8 June) to enter this year’s prestigious North West Property Awards (NWPAs).Commercial developers, agents and professionals will be recognised across a number of free to enter categories including the Regeneration Award and the Innovation Award.Accolades for the Best Commercial Scheme and Best ... Read More...