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Head of Property Management

A Head of Property Management Consultancy is required for the North West region, having overall responsibility for the Management Team and its’ Portfolio, working alongside and reporting directly to Senior colleagues. Key functions of the role will include: Deliver the...

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Food Warehouse lines up Chester store

The retail brand owned by Iceland is preparing to open at Chester Retail Park in the 15,000 sq ft unit previously occupied by baby goods retailer Mothercare, which went into administration last year. 

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Chester’s Hobbs building sells for £1.75m

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Dan Whelan

Real estate fund Lothbury Property Trust, managed by London-based Lothbury Investment Management, has sold the grade two-listed, mixed-use building on Eastgate Street to a group of local investors.

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Morbaine succeeds with 244-bed hotel

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Sarah Townsend

The developer, whose plans for student housing on Hoole Way in Chester were refused in 2017, has won approval for a 100,000 sq ft hotel instead on the same site.

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Airbus to review space needs at Broughton

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Sarah Townsend

The European plane manufacturer is to assess the future of one of its production plants in North Wales due to shifts in aviation demand, but there are no immediate plans to reduce its footprint at the 750-acre site following news of redundancies last week.

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Chester Zoo’s Grasslands extension on hold

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Dan Whelan

Plans to expand the African savannah habitat, which had been due to open in 2022, have been delayed as the zoo works to recover from the financial impact of Covid-19, which left a “deep scar” on its business. 

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Council puts extra £4m into Northgate pot

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Cheshire West & Chester Council has agreed to put a further £4m towards the development of the mixed-use Northgate in the city centre, adding to the £70m construction spend already revised upwards by £10m.

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Seddon takes over Belong Chester care village

Work is to restart on a £21m dementia care village in Chester, following Belong's appointment of Seddon Construction to take over the unfinished project after the collapse of Pochin's last summer.

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Chester’s Northgate scheme under review

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Dan Whelan

The meandering saga of the £70m mixed-use project has taken another turn with Cheshire West & Chester Council’s cabinet asked to agree to a "revised financing arrangement" in light of the pandemic.