Faye Whiteoak Place Capital

Place Capital adds trio to growing team 

Dan Whelan

Development director Faye Whiteoak heads the new arrivals at the regeneration firm, which was launched by former Placefirst directors David Smith-Milne and Peter Martin earlier this year.


New chair for One Manchester

Sarah Townsend

The housing provider has appointed Yashar Turgut, an entrepreneur and industry expert who is also a member of Livv Housing’s audit committee, to head up its board.

The Gym Group Stretford

Derwent seals Stretford gym letting

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Sarah Townsend

The Gym Group, which operates a chain of 186 gyms across the country, has agreed to lease a 15,000 sq ft unit at White City Retail Park for its next Greater Manchester branch, due to open in July.

Salford Crescent Masterplan 2

Final sign-off nears for Crescent masterplan

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Sarah Townsend

Salford City Council has approved the regeneration framework for the 250-acre site, and developer English Cities Fund will soon be compelled to submit a business plan for the first component within the next six months.

Richard Barton AY

Barton takes reins after Suckley departure

Sarah Townsend

Avison Young’s Manchester-based planning principal Jon Suckley has left the company to launch an independent planning consultancy, and Richard Barton is now heading up the department.

Max Bentham

C&C director makes Muse move 

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Dan Whelan

Max Bentham has joined Muse’s North West office as senior development surveyor after a six-and-a-half-year stint with Manchester-based developer Capital & Centric. 

100 Barbirolli

MOAF: Manchester office take-up slips in Q1

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Sarah Townsend

The city recorded just over 234,000 sq ft of lease transactions in the first three months of 2021, a decline year-on-year and from the previous quarter amid still-challenging market conditions.