St Mungos London Charity Resonance

Resonance rolls out social investment funds to regions

Investing in property to deliver social impacts such as housing refugees or helping homeless people find accommodation is maturing as an investment model, writes John Williams, head of property at Resonance, a Manchester-based fund manager.

Meadow Mill Residential Conversion

Meadow Mill set for £20m conversion

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

A London-based developer is set to start its first project in the North West: the residential conversion of a vast grade two-listed mill on the edge of Stockport town centre. [GALLERY]

Carrington’s £100m regeneration approved

Himor Group has been granted planning permission by Trafford Council to develop the first phase of homes and commercial space at the 1,655-acre former Shell refinery.

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Building sites across the UK, ready yourselves for the arrival of Sam the semi-automated mason, a robot making a name for itself laying 3,000 bricks a day compared to the human average of 500.

RHS Garden Bridgewater

Consent close for RHS Garden Bridgewater

Salford City Council is set to discuss proposals next week for the Royal Horticultural Society’s 150-acre garden at Worsley New Hall and Fortis Development's application for 593 apartments at Furness Quay.

Express Buildings

The month in property | March

Neil Tague

It’s all happening on the other side of Manchester’s Great Ancoats Street. The Daily Express building’s been sold, and there’s a ton of Manchester Life schemes going up, the next of which, designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects, has attracted some caustic criticism during consultation.

Village 135 Wythenshawe

South Manchester extra care facility completes

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has completed construction of Village 135, an £18m extra care scheme designed by Pozzoni Architecture, which provides accommodation for residents aged 55 and over.