YPG Developments has said it will start on site with the construction of a 10-storey student accommodation scheme in Liverpool’s New Islington in November, and is acting as contractor for the £17.5m project.
Smartphone chip designer ARM Holdings is close to agreeing the lease on 13,400 sq ft within Aviva Investor’s recently refurbished Eleven Portland Street, with an option to take the whole 19,000 sq ft seventh floor.
Co-working pioneer WeWork has announced it will be opening its second Manchester location, a 40,000 sq ft space in One St Peter’s Square, just months after confirming it was taking 60,000 sq ft in No1 Spinningfields.
The Northern Arc proposal led by Ryder Architecture and Arup has been selected as one of ten winners in the Hyperloop One Global Challenge, a competition to see where pod-based high-speed transport systems could be implemented.
After a series of bumper planning committees, Manchester City Council's September meeting will consider a selection of smaller-scale schemes, including a set of townhouses on the edge of the Gay Village, proposed by Watch This Space, and a Big Yellow storage facility in Castlefield.