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. 

New Bailey Masterplan

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.  

Windmill Green

CBRE’s Hana bullish on expansion amid co-working fears

Dan Whelan

The consultancy’s flexible workspace arm is going ahead with its 26,000 sq ft Windmill Green lease and looking for future opportunities, even if it is unlikely to open further sites in 2020 beyond its current pipeline. 

Burlington House

TCS ‘encouraged’ by response from tenants

Town Centre Securities, mixed-use developer of Piccadilly Basin in Manchester, has received or agreed payment plans for 86% of quarter rent due and is in talks over the remainder.

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GALLERY | Hanover House office fully let after refurb

Dan Whelan

Following an extensive refurb by Workspace and Sheila Bird, IT support services firm Everything Tech has taken 2,500 sq ft at the Charlotte Street building in Manchester city centre on a five-year lease at £23/sq ft.

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Heatmaps show how city centre went cold

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The amount of people visiting Manchester city centre fell by 70% from the first two weeks of March to the second two weeks after restrictions on movement were brought in, according to a series of heatmaps produced by Place Dashboard, a shopper behaviour analyst based at Manchester Science Park.

Intu retailers fail to pay on quarter day

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Chloé Vaughan

The struggling Trafford Centre owner said in a statement today that it is taking “immediate actions" to "preserve liquidity” and is considering tapping taxpayers' funds through the £330bn support programme launched by the Chancellor.