After months of uncertainty, Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed an end to the sector’s enforced “hibernation” by announcing bars, restaurants and hotels can reopen from 4 July, but hospitality professionals are wary despite this positive step.
Legacy Hotels & Resorts plans to invest a “significant” amount of money to repair the grade two-listed hotel in Liverpool, which it plans to reopen by the end of July after the collapse of its previous operator, the hotels arm of developer Signature Living Group.
Start-up Hassett Homes has signed a joint venture deal with lender TGF Capital to build an initial 43 homes across the Liverpool City Region with a combined development value of £12m, and further schemes in future.
The Government is yet to offer funding to support the Liverpool City Region rail service during the Covid-19 crash in income, despite Mayor Steve Rotheram telling a parliamentary committee this week the picture for local transport networks was “stark”.
The developer has finalised a deal with investors to relinquish the freehold of its £100m student scheme in Liverpool's Knowledge Quarter, bringing the stalled project out of administration and enabling it to complete.