Romac takes 91,000 sq ft at Stakehill

Neil Tague

The specialist in chilled goods logistics has expanded into a new head office and distribution centre at a building owned by the COIF Charities Property Fund.

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Schroders to expand airport trade park

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Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust has paid £17.25m to buy Stanley Green Trading Estate and a three-acre development plot in Cheadle from MAS Real Estate, reflecting a blended net initial yield of 5.2%.

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Salix HQ lined up for resi conversion

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Neil Tague

The 26,000 sq ft Diamond House in Salford is to be converted into up to 83 apartments under new proposals, potentially triggering a move for the local housing organisation.

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Rochdale aims for £25m Towns Fund support

Neil Tague

The council has submitted a bid to the Government’s Towns Fund, with an advanced manufacturing institute within Kingsway Business Park at the heart of its proposal.

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Manchester’s £5.5m ‘active travel’ bid approved

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Sarah Townsend

The money from the Government’s Active Travel Fund, intended to support interventions to encourage walking and cycling, will help fund the construction of a city centre ‘Triangle’ system and a five-mile foot and cycle route in Wythenshawe.  

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Trafford Centre acquired by Canada’s CPP

Sarah Townsend

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, which trades as CPP Investments, has scooped up the mall’s ownership by exercising share rights as the main secured creditor of the asset’s owner, Intu Trafford Centre Group.

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Salford to build 400 homes

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Neil Tague

The city has approved its largest public housing project in 50 years, declaring that a further 3,000 homes could follow over the next decade.

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Consent nears for pair of Salford industrial schemes

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Daniel Whelan

Aluminium and steel stockholder Richard Austin Alloys’ plans for a 37,000 sq ft complex at Northbank Industrial Estate in Irlam, and a Peel L&P recycling facility off Liverpool Road in Eccles are both tipped for approval.