Urban Green Digital Team

Urban Green grows digital team

The Manchester-based design and environmental consultancy has expanded its digital offering with three new hires.

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GMCA to rubber-stamp film school

Funding for the International Screen School Manchester and a Cyber Innovation Hub to be developed at Heron House are among the key items to go before the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s meeting on Friday.

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Knight Frank embraces proptech with leasing software

The property adviser has agreed a deal with US online platform VTS which will see agents, initially in the Central London leasing and asset management teams, manage deal activity, identify trends and quantify portfolio performance.

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Space Studios bags ProVision deal

ProVision, a supplier of broadcast film and TV equipment owned by ITV, is to move its Manchester operation to West Gorton’s Space Studios Manchester, where it will take 17,500 sq ft.

WeWork South Bank London

WeWork signs at No.1 Spinningfields

Co-working pioneer WeWork is to base its first UK operation outside London in No.1 Spinningfields, where it has signed for 60,000 sq ft.

Tech Report Table

Tech study finds NW playing catch-up

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Unsurprisingly, Manchester is leading the North West in the tech industry, according to the Tech Nation 2017 report published this week, with £2.9bn of digital turnover annually. But why do Reading, Bristol and Bath have much larger digital turnovers than Manchester, asks Laura Storey.