The council is working on the biggest regeneration framework the area has seen in decades, to encompass a stretch of land along the Wirral Peninsula taking in areas such as Seacombe, Liscard, New Brighton, Birkenhead, New Ferry and Bromborough.
An entity of TaylorHighdale, a developer headed up by directors Robert Taylor and former Liverpool footballer Sean Highdale, wants to build 86 apartments across two blocks on the corner of Blundell Street and Simpson Street in the city centre.
Four projects across Liverpool City Region, including the redevelopment of Littlewood Studios and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, have received a combined total of £26m from Whitehall’s Getting Building Fund.
Developer Capital & Centric is reviving plans to redevelop Liverpool’s former Littlewoods building, and hopes to launch a construction tender and start on site this year following a cash injection from the city region.
A total of 20,000 sq ft of office deals was signed in the city centre during the second quarter of 2020, well below the 52,000 sq ft reported for the same period in 2019, according to the latest Big Nine market report from consultancy Avison Young.
The company that acquired 122 Old Hall Street, a curved building with a mirrored glass façade near the waterfront, and hatched plans to replace it with two residential towers including what would be the city’s tallest building at 50 storeys high, is selling the site.