Deaf Institute

Live music will lift UK economy, says Deaf Institute, Gorilla saviour

Dan Whelan

The founder of Tokyo Industries, which acquired the leases of two popular Manchester venues that would have closed, told Place North West the live music industry will survive because there is no replacement for it, but urged the Government to support the sector following Covid-19. 

Hyphen Reception

WeWork pulls out of Hyphen

Dan Whelan

The co-working firm has ditched plans to lease the entire 51,000 sq ft Mosley Street office block under development in Manchester, following talks with the building's owner Boultbee Brooks Real Estate.

Trafford Centre Main Entrance

Intu appoints administrators

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The struggling shopping centre owner has appointed KMPG as administrator after it said talks with creditors had reached "insufficient alignment and agreement".

Altrincham Market

IN FOCUS | Hospitality dusts itself down ahead of reopening

Dan Whelan

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. 

Anna Main Landwood

Landwood names board director

The Manchester-based property group has promoted Anna Main to the board after less than a year with the business, as it looks to expand its commercial asset division. 

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IN FOCUS | Office lettings gather steam despite changing demands

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Dan Whelan

Agents dismissed talk of the potential death of offices following the Covid-19 lockdown, reporting an upturn in leasing activity in Liverpool and Manchester over the past two weeks. However, they predicted major changes to occupier demand in the short and long term, which will impact the lettings market in the months ahead.