The city council expects to gain approval on Wednesday to set up a company to deliver at least 500 homes each year until 2025, including affordable and private tenure units, and reduce the budget for projects such as the Town Hall refurbishment.
The 95,000 sq ft office building in Manchester’s Parsonage Gardens, which is one-third occupied following a £16m refurbishment in 2017, is to undergo a further package of works in the hope of attracting more tenants.
As the region’s property community draws up plans for a phased move out of lockdown, the process of making a safe return to the office is being approached with caution, according to managing directors across Manchester and Liverpool.
OBI has launched market leading research software that provides a comprehensive database of commercial workspace in Manchester city centre, and shows a positive outlook for the office market in 2020, write the consultancy's Andrew Crabtree and Paul Mills.
The Greater Manchester and Liverpool mayors said town centre regeneration plans could take a different course in the wake of the pandemic, and pressed the Government to deliver adequate funding to help the region emerge from lockdown.
Build-to-rent developer Packaged Living has unveiled details of its 350-unit residential project in the Piccadilly East area of Manchester, including up to 10,000 sq ft of retail, after purchasing the site in January.