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Hulme Street skyscraper start pushed to 2021

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The developer behind a 55-storey tower planned for Manchester's Hulme Street has made further amends to the design and rescheduled the construction start date, two years after an application was first submitted.

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Blues Kitchen to occupy former Walkabout

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Dan Whelan

The bar and restaurant chain, inspired by the southern US states' musical heritage, is due to open its first North West branch next year, after its owner Columbo Group agreed a 25-year lease on 13 Quay Street in Manchester. 

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Firms wade in over ‘flawed’ £350m Eastlands arena

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Dan Whelan

Manchester Arena operator ASM Global has submitted objections to the city council against Oak View Group's plans to build a rival, 23,500-capacity arena, with local companies, including the Arndale and leisure firm Living Ventures Group, backing its claims. 

Vinci confirmed for £250m New Victoria

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Dan Whelan

The contractor has been selected to build Muse Developments' mixed-use project off Corporation Street in Manchester, while planner Deloitte applied for further tweaks to the consent to allow for a start on site.

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Stocktons furniture shop earmarked for housing

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Dan Whelan

The family-owned retailer wants to relocate and has appointed consultants to sell its 50,000 sq ft showroom on Manchester's Great Ancoats Street to a developer to bring forward a project likely to be residential.

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Mixed messages over GMSF future

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

As Greater Manchester looks beyond Covid-19, debate over the long-running creation of its Spatial Framework, the plan to guide development for the next 20 years, has once again reared its head.