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Network Space shifts portfolio for £42m

The Newton-le-Willows developer has sold a 630,000 sq ft industrial portfolio to investor Colombia Threadneedle for £41.9m, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.37%.

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COMMENT | Ugly ducklings of property funding

Ducklings don’t get much uglier than a post-war infill warehouse near Bootle docks with all the attributes – or possibly more accurately, lack of them - that it suggests, writes Dougal Paver, strategic marketing advisor to the Chrysalis Fund.

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COMMENT | Liverpool still suffering viability challenges

The Liverpool City Region is catching up again. Despite sustained cuts to public sector funding and jobs, the regional gross value added per head is back above three-quarters of the national average and growing, writes Mark Bousfield of The Chrysalis Fund.

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Liverpool edges towards spatial framework

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Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and West Lancashire Council have published a draft Strategic Housing and Employment Land Market Assessment, a key stage in putting together its Single Spatial Framework to guide development up to 2037.

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‘Council of the North’ moves a step closer

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Mayors and leaders from Liverpool City Region, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have discussed further the formation of a body that will provide a strong, unified voice for the north.

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Cabinet approves Knowsley capital spend

Knowsley Council’s cabinet has approved a capital investment programme of £32m for improvements to the borough’s highways, land and property, with projects to be phased over the next three years.