RSK Transport Planning Team

RSK adds three to transport team

The environmental consultancy firm has hired Sarah van de Berg, Graham Walker, and Harriet Wingfield in September to its Hilton Street office in Manchester, bringing the transport team up to seven.

Duncan Robertson RLB

RLB appoints industrial head from Amazon

Consultant Rider Levett Bucknall has appointed ex-Amazon logistics manager Duncan Robertson as a commercial partner to lead its industrial business in the North.

Panacea Strand Prs

Year-end targeted for 21 Strand Street start

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Charlie Schouten

Graham Construction has been chosen as preferred bidder for Panacea Property Developments’ 382-home residential development on Strand Street in Liverpool, with a start on site planned by the end of the year.

Rochdale Market Construction

Work underway on Rochdale indoor market

The 19,400 sq ft former Santander building and its surrounding area is being renovated by local firm H Bells & Sons, with an estimated completion date of March 2018.

Place Party 2017

Place Party 2017 | Gallery + video

More than 700 guests dined and danced the night away at the third Place Party at The Principal last Thursday, as Place North West’s annual social event offered property professionals the opportunity to network in a fun and informal setting.

Graham Skinner Allied London Spinningfields

SPECIAL REPORT: End of an era as Spinningfields completes

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Twenty years ago, Allied London made its first purchase in a rundown area off Deansgate to assemble land for a new business district. Last week the final office building at Spinningfields sold for £200m. Graham Skinner, development director of Allied London, sat down with Paul Unger to tell the inside story of this peerless and pivotal project in Manchester’s economic regeneration.

Bob Dyson CBRE

Dyson joins CBRE in consultancy role

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Former JLL North West chairman Bob Dyson has been appointed to the Manchester office of CBRE as a consultant, working flexibly to advise various teams’ public and private sector client base.

15 Quay House

Capital & Centric flips on Quay Street

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Manchester-based developer has sold the 22,000 sq ft Kabel House to a consortium of investors known as Ventnor for £7m, having acquired it in May for £5.5m.

GMI starts on Piccadilly Basin hotel

Construction work has begun on a nine-floor luxury hotel on Ducie Street in Manchester for Dakota Hotels, with Leeds-based contractor GMI Construction aiming to complete the project in 2019.