Becca Heron, Manchester City Council, P Manchester City Council

Manchester picks Heron to replace Wyman

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Dan Whelan

Becca Heron has been appointed as strategic director of growth and development at the city council. She will take up her post in October, leaving Wigan Council after three years. 

Windmill Green

Windmill Green sold to Trinova-Europi JV

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Sarah Townsend

A joint venture between investors Trinova Real Estate and Europi Property Group has bought the 81,000 sq ft Manchester office block from Fore Partnership for an undisclosed sum.

Royal Mail Sorting Office, Oldham Road

Manchester Royal Mail shed sold for £45m

Sarah Townsend and Neil Tague

The distribution centre off Oldham Road has been snapped up by a private investor connected to a low-profile Salford-based millionaire, at a record low yield for the North West.

Baltic House 1

Former North Point Global director disqualified

Dan Whelan

The Insolvency Service has barred Antonio Garcia-Walker from being a company director for eight years after he misused more than £4m of investor deposits on schemes in Liverpool and Trafford. 

Charlotte Grover, One Manchester

One Manchester appoints transformation officer 

Dan Whelan

Charlotte Grover has joined the housing provider’s executive leadership team to refine and reshape its key business functions and delivery services post pandemic. 

Landmark Barings

HSBC takes 10,300 sq ft of flex space at Landmark 

Dan Whelan

The banking giant will occupy space managed by Hana, becoming the latest firm to sign at Barings Real Estate’s 180,000 sq ft Manchester building, joining Grant Thornton, JLL and Allianz. 

Verastar Bloc

Growing Verastar takes flex space at Bloc 

As part of an aggressive expansion strategy, the essential services supplier has signed for 106 workstations at Bruntwood Works’ recently completed Pioneer building in Manchester.