No1 Spinningfields Winter

Landlords look to June rent to gauge office market

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Building owners are waiting to the next rent quarter day to assess the fallout of the virus on their portfolios, but even if the outbreak eases, one developer said "don't expect a big 'back to school' moment."

M018 Bengal Street

Work starts on Kompany-backed Ancoats apartments

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Dan Whelan

Contractor JRL has arrived on site to undertake enabling works for the 75-apartment development being brought forward by M4nchester Two, an SPV formed by ex-Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany and Northern Group's Nathan Ezair. 

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Approval for £150m CIS Tower overhaul

Chloé Vaughan

Castlebrooke Investments has gained approval on plans for the refurbishment and expansion of the grade two-listed tower in Manchester, adding 94,000 sq ft to bring the building up to 714,000 sq ft.

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Administrators appoint agents to sell Elliot projects

Chloé Vaughan

Paul Cooper and David Rubin, the joint administrators on three of the developer’s stalled schemes, have appointed Lambert Smith Hampton and Pantera to market and sell Elliot Group's sites.

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We’ve got to keep schemes moving, say developers

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

While questions remain over how long construction sites will stay open, developers are continuing to progress designs for projects and calling for “understanding” from their funders as schemes already on site face delays.