Bikesy Manchester

THING OF THE WEEK

Fresh off the back of Boardman’s Beelines, cycle shop Bikesy has made a handy Manchester map, based around the familiar Metrolink map, to show people that locations across the city region may be closer on two wheels than you think.

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Select secures £40.2m loan for two towers

Challenger bank OakNorth has agreed a deal to fund the development of two Select Property Group residential towers, Laurence Place and Exchange Point, at Greengate.

Rochelle Silverstein

Place Skills | Sink or swim

After her university dissertation ended up under the nose of one of Manchester’s most mercurial developers, Rochelle Silverstein was given the chance to find out if she would sink or swim in a regeneration world.

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McAlpine JV plots 31-storey tower at Swan Street

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Charlie Schouten

A joint venture of Sir Robert McAlpine, Britannia Group, Prime Developers, and Foundation Real Estate is holding a public consultation today on plans to build a 31-storey residential-led development on Manchester’s Swan Street.

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L&G exchanges contracts to buy Renaker tower

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Legal & General Investment Management is understood to have exchanged contracts to buy one of the towers within Renaker's 1,500-apartment Owen Street development, currently under construction in Manchester.

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Didsbury pub demolition leads Manchester agenda

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An OMI-designed housing scheme on the site of the Old House At Home pub on Burton Road will go before Manchester City Council’s planning committee next week with a recommendation to approve, despite objections from more than 80 local residents.

Tom Bloxham June 2018

Place Skills | Modular moment

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Knowing that his future lay in the property industry came 25 years ago for Tom Bloxham of Urban Splash. However, a revelation about the future of the sector came much more recently in 2005, when he first witnessed offsite construction in action.