Redfern In NOMA.

Focus turns to leisure as MoJ confirmed at Redfern

Neil Tague

A remaining 7,727 sq ft is up for grabs at the refurbished building in Manchester's Noma district, now that the Ministry of Justice has finalised its deal to take all 25,000 sq ft of office space.  

Network Space Shed

Another record quarter for logistics, says CBRE

Sarah Townsend

Take-up of North West industrial property in the first three months of this year hit 1.1m sq ft, the largest proportion of any UK region at 21.7% of the total.

Upper Brook Street

Trio works up £200m Upper Brook Street revamp

Dan Whelan

Commercial or education space totalling 1m sq ft and a 300,000 sq ft student accommodation scheme feature in the Manchester masterplan being readied by investors Brookfield, Logik Developments and McLaren Property. 

University Of Chester Warrington Time Square Cgi

Time Square go-ahead for university

Neil Tague

Warrington Council has signed off a change of use application, allowing the development of a “shop front” for the University of Chester at the town centre mixed-use scheme.

Andrew Booth Create MD

Create hires MD

Sarah Townsend

Andrew Booth, a former executive of Mulbury Homes, Taylor Wimpey and Calico Group, has been appointed to head up the group’s housebuilding arm.

Fortune House Aintree 2

Healthcare firm Pam buys in Aintree

Sarah Townsend

The company has scooped up the 30,000 sq ft Fortune House and a wider development site on Sefton Business Park for £3m, doubling warehouse capacity for its specialist retail arm.

Bury FC Gigg Lane

Administrators move to sell Gigg Lane

Sarah Townsend

Bury FC’s 12,000-capacity stadium has been put on the market, after initial attempts to dispose of the asset last year ground to a halt.

Andy King

King departs Waterman for pastures new 

Dan Whelan

Andy King has joined engineering practice Eckersley O’Callaghan as structural director and will lead the firm’s newly established Manchester office, serving the north of the UK. 

Abbey Cinema Wavertree

Lidl pulls Wavertree plans on listing  

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Dan Whelan

Heritage conservationists appear to have won the battle to preserve Abbey Cinema on Church Road North after the supermarket giant withdrew plans to demolish the building when it was granted grade two-listed status.