Manchester offices surge as large deals fall into place

The Manchester office market stepped up a gear in the year's second quarter, with 284,000 sq ft transacted in the city centre alone according to the latest figures from the Manchester Office Agents Forum.

Christian Spence, GM Chamber of Commerce at Northern Transport Summit

GM economy resilient in Q2

Greater Manchester Chamber’s latest Quarterly Economic Survey shows growth remained steady in the second quarter of this year.

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Burnham demands Brexit say for regions

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Andy Burnham, mayor of Greater Manchester, will today demand that the English regions have a permanent seat at the table as the UK government undertakes the process of leaving the EU.

Savills: Lenders lured North to build market share

Lenders are leaving London to visit developments in the North West as they come under pressure to increase their loan books but remain cautiously focused on refinancing existing customers and offering new money to only the safest, most prime developments, according to Savills research.

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CBRE asked to find a funder for Old Trafford resi

Brendan Flood’s Cole Waterhouse has appointed CBRE’s UK development and residential capital markets team to market its No. 1 Old Trafford scheme to the institutional funding market.

Soapworks comes to market for £55.5m

American private equity group Carlyle has instructed CBRE to sell the 400,000 sq ft Salford office development with offers invited in excess of £55.5m.