Manchester’s grade two-listed Kendal Milne building on Deansgate, home to House of Fraser, is to be redeveloped into offices with some retail retained on the ground floor, under proposals from its South African owner.
The design firm has been appointed as the lead architect for a major redevelopment of the North Manchester General Hospital, being led by the local NHS trust and its delivery partners including Bruntwood.
The office is not dead but developers and investors must put their hands in their pockets to cleverly cater to changes in occupier demand and bring people back to the city centre, according to panellists at a Place North West event.
The 10- to 19-storey student accommodation block close to Manchester Piccadilly train station is to be reclad in anticipation of ever-evolving demands on cladding, changing its appearance from brown to blue.
The final episode of Manctopia – in our minds the best in the series – pits the booming investor-led private rented sector against the challenging but rewarding owner-occupier segment, to explore the notion of communities.
Developer Bywater Properties has appointed Stretford-based CubicWorks to complete its £2m Northstar office project on Oldham Street in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, after the collapse of previous contractor Styles & Wood.