On-site progress for Middlewood Locks scheme

The start of construction work at Middlewood Locks will allow “real progress” to be seen at the 24-acre Greater Manchester development, according to a firm behind the project.FairBriar International – a joint venture between Scarborough Group International, China-based Hualing Group, and Singapore-listed property development and investment group Metro Holdings Limited – ... Read More...

North West property experts react to PDR extension

Commercial property insiders have spoken out about what lies ahead for the North West’s office stock, following the government’s decision to make permitted development rights (PDR) permanent.PDRs, which allow underused office buildings to be turned into residential accommodation without planning permission, were temporarily introduced in 2013 and were due to ... Read More...

Manchester investment reaches £1.7bn

Investment volumes in Manchester reached £1.7bn for 2014, similar to European regional capitals such as Hamburg.The figures, which included 1.3m sq ft of city centre office space leased in the same period, places it “in a strong position to become a competitive European regional capital, according to property experts”.Investment is ... Read More...