Manchester Offices Panel 1

Manchester Offices + Workspace: paradigm shift | Summary

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. 

Unite Students Piccadilly Cladding

Unite’s Piccadilly Point to turn blue  

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Dan Whelan

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. 

Deansgate Square

‘Manctopia’ Ep 4 probes concept of community

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Sarah Townsend

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.

Northstar Concept 4

Bywater replaces contractor for Northstar 

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Dan Whelan

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. 

Two Express

Express refurb gathers pace

Dan Whelan

Landlord PJD Group has completed the first part of a £5.7m refurbishment of 40,000 sq ft of offices off George Leigh Street in Ancoats, with attention now turning to the second phase. 

Carvers Wrehouse Summer 20 1

TCS finishes Carvers overhaul

Developer and landlord Town Centre Securities has completed its year-long renovation programme at Carvers Warehouse in Manchester’s Dale Street.