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Fresh funding boost for The Factory

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Sarah Townsend

The under-construction Manchester arts venue has received £21m from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Arts Council England, intended to help offset a string of challenges that have led to mounting costs and project delays.

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‘Feisty’ Manchester will emerge fighting from pandemic

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Sarah Townsend

Investment in science, research and technology will fuel Manchester’s post-Covid revival and cement its position as “the UK’s premier growth city”, said Louise Wyman, development director at the council, as it prepares to launch a detailed economic recovery plan.

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L1 Capital closes in on £27m Manchester buy 

Dan Whelan

The Australian fund manager has exchanged contracts with London-based investor Long Harbour in a deal to acquire the 19-storey Skyline apartment building on the edge of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. 

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Castleforge acquires Linley House

The real estate investor has bought the 68,000 sq ft office building, located on Dickinson Street in Manchester, from German fund manager Patrizia for an undisclosed sum.