Peter Gibson Grindsmith

Grindsmith on the Rise as Barclays seeks new site

Barclays' fintech banking centre, Rise Manchester, in the arches of Great Northern Warehouse, has closed and the vacated space taken by start-up coffee operator Grindsmith, currently being courted by many of the city’s developers who are keen to bring attractive independent brands to their new buildings.

Future of Retail 2017

Future of Retail | Summary, slides + photos

Alice Cachia

The outlook for retail includes both uncertainty and opportunity, according to a panel of industry experts speaking at the latest Place North West event last week.

Bright Building 1

NorthWest EHealth to move to Bright Building

Manchester Science Partnerships has let more than 12,000 sq ft at its flagship Bright Building to NorthWest EHealth, a provider of data platform technology that has outgrown its current base at MSP’s Citylabs campus.

WeWork South Bank London

Region set to benefit from London tech exodus, study predicts

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Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, and Leeds will be the digital tech start-up hotspots of the future, rated by a mixture of house price affordability, volume of related jobs and the growth potential of their tech economies, according to research by online estate agent HouseSimple.com.

Urban Green Digital Team

Urban Green grows digital team

The Manchester-based design and environmental consultancy has expanded its digital offering with three new hires.