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Allied helps lonely workers with pop-up ploy

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Dan Whelan

Developer Allied London is to provide an alternative to people struggling with the "solitude" of homeworking by offering its Department-branded flexible workspace for free in exchange for social media coverage. 

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More HS2 services planned for Manchester  

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Sarah Townsend

The Government has unveiled fresh proposals for the High Speed Two rail link to boost Northern Powerhouse Rail connections, including additional platforms at Piccadilly station and at Manchester Airport.

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BT ties up 175,000 sq ft New Bailey deal

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Dan Whelan

The telecommunications giant has signed a 20-year lease on the whole of English Cities Fund’s planned 10-storey Four New Bailey in Salford, in the biggest office letting in the North West this year.  

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Mixed recovery outlook for Manchester and Liverpool

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Sarah Townsend

Manchester’s buoyant residential market has helped to keep the city’s property industry afloat in recent months, while Liverpool has remained broadly resilient, but the latest Covid restrictions are worrying, said consultancy Avison Young.

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BT puts Liverpool letting on ice

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Dan Whelan

The telecommunications giant has shelved its pipeline deal to take 80,000 sq ft at Kier and CTP's £200m Pall Mall scheme indefinitely, due to market uncertainty amid the pandemic. 

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Investream shops on King Street

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Paul Unger

The London-based investor-developer has added to its Manchester holdings with the purchase of 37-41 King Street from CBRE Global Investors for a price understood to be around £3.5m.

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Blackmore Bond receivers pick over scraps for investors

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Paul Unger

A development site in South Liverpool, linked to the collapsed Manchester-based minibond fund that left investors owed more than £40m, has been sold for £1.2m as receivers work through the web of affiliated special purpose vehicles to recover money.

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Co-op strikes £100m Eastlands naming deal

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Dan Whelan

Oak View Group, the developer of the planned 23,500-capacity arena in East Manchester, has agreed a 15-year sponsorship deal with Co-op for the naming rights to the venue, which will be known as Co-op Live.