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.
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.
Lord Jim O’Neill, economist and former junior Government minister, told an audience of Northern leaders last night to expect a “serious” response from the Government regarding the Northern Powerhouse, hinting “you are going to be surprised”.
While Manchester City Council’s chief executive continued to back the proposed £200m city centre project as “appropriate”, prominent developers have taken to Twitter to call St Michael’s “horrible” and “utterly wrong”.
More than 60,000 homes will be built on Green Belt in Greater Manchester in the next 20 years, concentrated on a “few large sites”, according to the long-awaited spatial framework for the city region, published overnight.