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Helical offloads £120m of Manchester office assets

Sarah Townsend

The listed property investor has exchanged contracts to sell a trio of buildings known as the Powerhouse Portfolio to real estate funds managed by Pictet Alternative Advisors and XLB Property.

WeWork Hanover Building

Deloitte agrees 35,000 sq ft Manchester move 

Dan Whelan

The Big Four advisory firm is to relocate from its 67,000 sq ft Hardman Street base to WeWork’s Hanover Building on Corporation Street, as it seeks a more flexible approach to working. 

Ronnie McCombe

McCombe on board for Hydrock

Engineering design consultancy Hydrock has hired former KPMG partner and board member Ronnie McCombe as its non-executive chairman.

Skyline Rochdale Road

L1 Capital closes in on £27m Manchester buy 

Dan Whelan

The Australian fund manager has exchanged contracts with London-based investor Long Harbour in a deal to acquire the 19-storey Skyline apartment building on the edge of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. 


Rise buys final tranche of £25m Depot

Dan Whelan

The build-to-rent developer has acquired the second phase of the redevelopment of the former Stagecoach depot in Moss Side from contractor Rowlinson for around £9m, after buying the first phase last year for £16m.

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Heather leaves U+I

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Sarah Townsend

James Heather, development director of regeneration firm U+I, has left the company "to pursue other interests".

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L&G sells on Market Street

Neil Tague

The prolific investor has disposed of 48-50 Market Street in Manchester’s retail core to a Hong Kong-based buyer for £11.8m, reflecting a yield of 5.4%.