Richard Barton AY

Barton takes reins after Suckley departure

Sarah Townsend

Avison Young’s Manchester-based planning principal Jon Suckley has left the company to launch an independent planning consultancy, and Richard Barton is now heading up the department.

Trinity Helical

Kennedys shifts to Helical’s Trinity

Dan Whelan

The law firm has moved to 15,800 sq ft across two floors within the John Dalton Street building, relocating from another of Helical’s Manchester assets, The Tootal Buildings on Oxford Street. 

Manchester Technology Centre

Hybrid-working KPMG quits Technology Centre

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Neil Tague

The Big Four accountancy firm has withdrawn 100 staff from Bruntwood’s Manchester Technology Centre, citing adoption of new working practices as it relocates the team to its One St Peter’s Square base.

Max Bentham

C&C director makes Muse move 

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Dan Whelan

Max Bentham has joined Muse’s North West office as senior development surveyor after a six-and-a-half-year stint with Manchester-based developer Capital & Centric. 

100 Barbirolli

MOAF: Manchester office take-up slips in Q1

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Sarah Townsend

The city recorded just over 234,000 sq ft of lease transactions in the first three months of 2021, a decline year-on-year and from the previous quarter amid still-challenging market conditions.

Michael Pearson, CFO, HSPG

HSPG adds Pearson to senior team

The social housing investment firm has appointed ex-Blackstone executive Michael Pearson as chief financial officer as it expands from its Manchester base with a London office.

First Street No8

Ashtrom’s £82m First Street buy confirmed

Sarah Townsend

The Israeli investor has completed its acquisition of No.8 First Street in Manchester from the Greater Manchester Property Venture Fund and investment manager Patrizia.