Capital & Regional’s 232,000 sq ft Mall in Chester is among three shopping centres the embattled investor has agreed to sell to Carlyle for £286m.
Blackpool, Chester and Southport have been awarded a combined £7m by the Government as Cycling Demonstration Towns, Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly announced today.
MCR Property Group has paid CBRE Investors £2.6m for a 51,000 sq ft distribution depot in Chester occupied by Boots on a 20-year lease.
Joint venture partners UK Land & Property and Pochin committed to a further 40,000 sq ft of industrial space at Hawarden Business Park, near Chester.
Chester Racecourse has appointed Frank Whittle Partnership to project manage a £3.5m new pavilion and restaurant overlooking the home straight.
Bride Hall and the Carlyle Group are close to buying a portfolio of shopping centres including the Mall in Chester from the eponymous retail fund.
ING UK Real Estate Income Trust has sold a Tesco supermarket and two shops in Chester city centre to the retailer for £32m.
The starting date for ING’s Northgate development has been delayed for at least another six months.
A project to rebuild a section of the Roman City Walls in Chester removed 100 years ago starts on site this week.
Merseytravel has pledged grant funding towards the re-development of railway stations in Chester and Ormskirk over the next two years.
A rescue plan to save the £400m Northgate Development will be unveiled at a meeting of Chester City Council’s executive team at the end of March.
The public sector has approved funding for a £1.3m environmental improvement programme for Chester city centre as it aims to attract more tourists.
GE Real Estate has sold two North West retail investments to private investors in deals totalling £17m, at yields below 5%.
In a further sign of the faltering commercial property market the Northgate development by ING Real Estate in Chester has officially been put on hold.
Chester’s Queen Hotel is to become the largest in the city after its owner bought the Thistle House office block next door to allow for expansion.
Developer Property Regeneration has won planning consent to bring Chester’s historic Shot Tower back into use as offices and apartments.
Peel Holdings’ Trafford Centre will see a decline in retail spend in the next ten years, according to a report from Experian.
Chester and Salford are among the top five locations in Britain ranked by "affordable affluence", says a report by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
The Mall’s Chester shopping centre has become the first UK outlet to welcome new sportswear retailer The Lab.
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