Developer consortium English Cities Fund has secure the final letting of 3,175 sq ft at the 125,000 sq ft office building at New Bailey in Salford, to mergers and acquisitions firm Benchmark International.
MW Fulfilment Services, which provides shipping and storage solutions, has expanded by opening up its first facility in Rochdale after investing £200,000 in the unit at the 270,000 sq ft Broadfield Business Park in Heywood.
Landowner the Peel Group is preparing to move out of its longstanding headquarters in the Greater Manchester shopping mall after more than two decades and relocate its staff to the Venus building at nearby TraffordCity.
Former Trafford Council leader Sean Anstee has been appointed as group chair of the not-for-profit housing association, part of residential developer L&Q Group, and will take over from Edna Robinson in October.
A total of 20 transactions were signed for city centre offices in Manchester in the second quarter of the year, down from 58 in the previous three months, but fringe markets in Salford and Trafford were more resilient recording an increase in take-up.