Call to nominate North West’s endangered Victorian buildings

People across the North West are being asked to nominate threatened Victorian buildings for 2018’s Top 10 Endangered Buildings List.The Victorian Society’s annual campaign will see architecture and conservation experts choose the final list, which will then aim to gather publicity to help save the sites.Cannington Shaw’s No.7 Bottle Shop in ... Read More...

Major office acquisitions boost North West investment volumes in Q1

North West investment volumes in the first quarter of 2018 hit £965 million - more than double the volume for the same quarter in 2017 (£440m).Office transactions dominated Lambert Smith Hampton’s UK Investment Transactions (UKIT) report thanks to two major acquisitions in Liverpool and Manchester.L&G’s purchase of India Buildings (pictured) ... Read More...

Pochin’s CEO: Review of procurement procedures needed following Carillion collapse

A review of the public sector’s procurement of lead contracts is needed following Carillion’s collapse according to a construction leader.Speaking to Move Commercial, Pochin’s CEO Jim Nicholson says the industry will continue to operate with “inherent risks” until old habits are addressed.As of 3 April, 1,802 people had been made redundant following the liquidation ... Read More...

North West business events: Apr 2018 – May 2018

North West business events: Apr 2018 – May 2018 Best for business planning 10 April  Start-up Business Planning Workshop  Pacific Road Business Centre, Birkenhead > Visit websiteAn informal half-day workshop aimed at those who have not yet started their business.Organised by Wirral Enterprise Hub, the event will see Wirral Chamber of Commerce offer a range ... Read More...