MediaCityUK lightbox

Peel bids for more from GM housing fund

Peel is set to receive an £8.3m loan from the GM housing investment fund to finance the construction of The Lightbox, a development of 238 apartments in the next phase of MediaCityUK.


Start date for £17m Chorley shopping centre extension

Chorley Council has appointed Eric Wright Group to begin in the New Year on a £17m extension to the Market Walk shopping centre, and said it is in legal negotiations on pre-lets for 80% of the space.


Intu and M&G plot future of BHS store

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Intu and joint venture partner M&G Real Estate have acquired the long leasehold on the former BHS store within the Manchester Arndale shopping centre, and are “working up options” for the 110,000 sq ft unit.

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Transport for North submits application for devolved powers

Transport for the North has submitted a formal proposal to the Department for Transport to become a statutory sub-national transport body, which if approved will allow key powers to be transferred from central Government.

Churchgate House

Churchgate & Lee fills up for Helical

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Law firm Kennedys’ leasing of 11,089 sq ft in Manchester’s Churchgate House means that, with Greater Manchester Combined Authority also under offer as a tenant, the Churchgate & Lee office complex is fully let.

Lime Street June 2015 design

Curlew backs £39m Lime Street project

Sigma Capital, part of the joint venture delivering the mixed-use regeneration of Lime Street in Liverpool, has secured funding for the project from Curlew Student Trust, backed by real estate investment firm Curlew Capital.