Custom Furness House Furness Quay Salford

Elite sticks with Salford Quays resi

Elite City Living has submitted a planning application to Salford City Council for 645 flats on Furness Quays, including retention of Furness House and Custom House.

OBI Joe Averill

OBI adds new business role to ranks

Manchester-based independent surveyor OBI Property has recruited Joe Averill from software advisor AppLearn to its transactions and asset management team in a newly formed role aimed at developing new relationships with North West companies.

UCLan EIC internal stair view

UCLan picks engineering centre contractor

Bam Construction has been appointed to build the University of Central Lancashire’s £30m Engineering Innovation Centre, with construction expected to begin in January 2017 and complete for summer 2018.

Corridor Manchester broadband project

COMMENT | Creating a technological Powerhouse

The UK’s exit from the EU would allow leaders of Northern cities to invest in high-speed internet networks in a way that has been forbidden under state aid rules, writes Caroline Haynes.

Lancs valuer contract worth £1.8m

Lancashire County Council has gone out to market to procure the valuation services for the property portfolio of the Lancashire County Pension Fund over the next 10 years.

Prime team

Prime adds to transport expertise

Prime Transport Planning, the specialist consultancy launched earlier this year, has hired senior planner Daniel Bimpson from AECOM.

Average building surveyor salary changes over the past year

Vertical Salary Review: Surveyors see pay surge

Kirsty Butcher

Salaries rose dramatically in the past year, with surveyors enjoying pay rises of up to 22%, but employers feeling the pain of recruiting and retaining staff at higher wage levels, according to research.