Shaun Kiely, a dealer in retail properties, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Monday to three years in jail and disqualified from being a director for seven years for defrauding seven investors in deals exceeding £1.3m.
WR Estates has let 1,500 sq ft on the fourth floor of Guildhall House in Preston city centre to MBW Training Services.
BTCV has taken 1,500 sq ft at unit 1 Lockside Office Park, located at Preston's docklands.
Aviva Investors Property Trust has bought St George's Shopping Centre in Fishergate for just under £90m reflecting a net initial yield of around 7.75%.
Lancashire County Council has bought part of The Globe Centre and the former Technology Management Centre within Accrington in a deal worth £5.2m.
Steven Smith promoted from principal inspector in the Carlisle office of the Health & Safety Executive to North West head of operations in Preston.
Accountant KPMG, an advisor to property developers in the North West, has promoted Jonathan Hurst to chairman of its entire northern operations.
Landlords Westmarch Investments has let an office unit at its 29,000 sq ft Buckshaw Office Park in Buckshaw Village, Chorley.