Kellogg’s on the move to MediaCityUK

The cereal giant is to move its UK headquarters to MediaCityUK in a deal that Place North West understands will see it take three floors of the Orange Tower, totalling around 48,000 sq ft.

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.

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Brownsword joins LK Group

Land and built environment consultancy the LK Group has appointed Garth Brownsword to head its geotechnical division.

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Lookers snaps up Aspect House

National car dealership group Lookers has completed the acquisition of the 21,000 sq ft Aspect House in Altrincham to house its headquarters.

Contract signed for Trafford Metrolink line

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Transport for Greater Manchester has agreed terms with MPT, the consortium comprising Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales, for the extension of Metrolink through Trafford Park to the Trafford Centre.

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MAG hires senior Deloitte man

MAG Property, the property arm of Manchester Airport Group, has appointed Andrew Blackshaw as strategic asset management director.

Fit-out framework named as HMRC project inches forward

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Fit-out contractors including Overbury and Sale-based Styles & Wood have been appointed to a nine-strong framework as part of the Government Property Unit’s ongoing project to consolidate HMRC from more than 170 locations into 13 regional centres.

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Remarkable hires Lib Dem councillor

Communications and public affairs consultancy Remarkable Group has hired Cllr Iain Roberts, the former deputy leader of Stockport Council, to join its Manchester team.