The results of the first Place North West Construction Leaders’ Survey, in association with Cowgill Holloway, show an industry full of confidence but worried about recruiting and retaining the right staff.
Preston-based Eric Wright Group has secured a £5m funding package from Santander two months after agreeing a £20m facility with the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Eric Wright Group has completed a £20m loan deal with the Royal Bank of Scotland's real estate business.
Aviva Investors has acquired the ThyssenKrupp Aerospace distribution unit in the Walton Summit Industrial Estate in Preston for £7.29m, reflecting a net initial yield of 7.65%.
Ownership of Preston's controversial bus station is to pass to Lancashire County Council, paving the way for £8.3m in improvements to the grade 2-listed structure.