We Are Lancashire

We Are Lancashire: the place for growth – Summary, slides + pictures

More than 120 developers, investors and property professionals drawn from across the North West gathered for a special inward investment event focusing on the commercial opportunities and investment potential offered by Preston, South Ribble and the Central Lancashire region.

St Modwen posts £197m profit drop

The Birchwood-based developer recorded a turnover of £287.7m in 2016, equal to its revenue in 2015, however profits dropped from £258m to £60.9m this year.

Imperial Hotel Blakcpool

Fragrance snaps up Blackpool’s Imperial Hotel

The Singapore-based investor has followed up its acquisition of the Municipal Buildings in Liverpool city centre with the £12.8m purchase of Blackpool’s Imperial Hotel.

Health Innovation Lancaster

Lancaster R&D building set for approval

An 87,000 sq ft research & development facility at Lancaster University is set to be approved when Lancaster City Council’s planning committee meets on Monday 6 February, with a Mulbury housing site and a student accommodation scheme also recommended for approval.

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Burnley office sold for apartments

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Paul Unger

Agent Nolan Redshaw has completed the sale of 31,000 sq ft Ashworth House in the town centre on behalf of property company Telereal Trillium to developer Mandale Group.

George Osborne Northern Powerhouse Partnership September 2016 Wide Crop

The month in property | November

Neil Tague

November featured council cock-ups, a Monty Python Northern Powerhouse moment, housing pledges and Ikea aspirations.

Lancashire LEP joins Powerhouse partnership

Neil Tague

Lancashire LEP is the first Local Enterprise Partnership to become an official Northern Powerhouse partner, as minister Andrew Percy embarked on a charm offensive in the county.

Landmark closes on ground rent deals worth £185m

Bolton-based Landmark Investments Group said it has placed £185m of ground rent acquisitions into lawyers’ hands on behalf of clients in the year to 30 September, including its largest deal of 2016 worth £70m.