Whisky distillery secures restoration funding

A distillery in Cumbria has secured a £250,000 Investing in Business grant from economic development organisation Britain's Energy Coast to unlock a £2m development.

Chinese investor buys Lakes hotel

Keswick Park Hotel in the centre of the Cumbria town has been acquired by a Chinese investor from an asking price of £995,000.

Kingmoor deals back to pre-crisis levels

Kingmoor Park Properties said it had one of the best years in its 15-year history having let or sold 335,000 sq ft in 2013, with a further 406,000 sq ft of deals in the pipeline at the Carlisle business park for 2014.

Kendal votes to bring in BID

Businesses in Kendal have voted two to one to create a Business Improvement District that will raise £1m from a levy on rates over the next five years to pay for town centre improvements.

Farmers sell Lakes holiday park

Hartsop Fold Lakeland Lodges between Ullswater and Brotherswater in Cumbria has been sold by a local consortium to Lyon Property Investment for a sum close to the guide price of £985,000.

Seaside holiday park sold

Vicarage Fields Caravan Park in Allonby, Cumbria has been sold to a private local purchaser by receivers for in excess of the £650,000 asking price.