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Manchester dominates regional deals, says Big Nine report

Neil Tague

Manchester’s investment market outstripped regional competitors in the second quarter of 2021, while the opening of The Spine should help reignite the Liverpool market, according to Avison Young’s round-up of regional markets.

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Kier predicts £4bn revenue this year

Julia Hatmaker

Citing a mix of cost saving measures, long-term framework agreements and the sale of Kier Living, the Manchester-based construction firm said its results for the fiscal year ending 30 June will be moderately ahead of board expectations.

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Bruntwood inks £276m growth loan

Sarah Townsend

The sustainability-linked debt facility with Aviva Investors is the Manchester-based developer’s second, following a £95m deal with Legal & General last month.

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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. 

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U+I targets return to profit by 2023

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Sarah Townsend

The listed developer, part of the consortium delivering Manchester’s £1.4bn Mayfield regeneration, said it would spend the next year “resetting the business” after reporting an £86m loss last month.

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WeWork looks to corporates as focus sharpens in Manchester

Sarah Townsend

The co-working company is doubling down on efforts to cement its presence in the North West by targeting what it terms “enterprise” occupiers, those with more than 500 employees, for future growth.

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Ancoats mobility hub advances in ‘UK first’

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Neil Tague

Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese described plans for a facility combining shared electric cars and e-bikes with a last mile delivery consolidation centre as “transformational”, as the application went in this week.