Kevin Watts

M&E firm adds Watts

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Liverpool-based mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy Steven Hunt & Associates has appointed project manager Kevin Watts.

Bikesy Manchester

THING OF THE WEEK

Fresh off the back of Boardman’s Beelines, cycle shop Bikesy has made a handy Manchester map, based around the familiar Metrolink map, to show people that locations across the city region may be closer on two wheels than you think.

Parkway Business Centre Deeside

Deeside asset sold in £31.4m portfolio deal

Regional REIT, which is asset-managed by London & Scottish Investments, has exchanged and completed on contracts to buy eight assets for £31.4m, including the Parkway Business Centre in Deeside.

Virgin Trains Pendolino Repainted Train

Passengers warned over Euston closures

With London Euston set to close to all rail services from the North over the next three weekends, the remaining options for rail travel to the capital have been set out by operator Virgin Trains.

Laurence Place Select 2

Select secures £40.2m loan for two towers

Challenger bank OakNorth has agreed a deal to fund the development of two Select Property Group residential towers, Laurence Place and Exchange Point, at Greengate.

Rochelle Silverstein

Place Skills | Sink or swim

After her university dissertation ended up under the nose of one of Manchester’s most mercurial developers, Rochelle Silverstein was given the chance to find out if she would sink or swim in a regeneration world.

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McAlpine JV plots 31-storey tower at Swan Street

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Charlie Schouten

A joint venture of Sir Robert McAlpine, Britannia Group, Prime Developers, and Foundation Real Estate is holding a public consultation today on plans to build a 31-storey residential-led development on Manchester’s Swan Street.

Owen Street Edit

L&G exchanges contracts to buy Renaker tower

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Legal & General Investment Management is understood to have exchanged contracts to buy one of the towers within Renaker's 1,500-apartment Owen Street development, currently under construction in Manchester.