Logistics Industrial + Infrastructure 2017

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The future of logistics will be put under the spotlight by leading industry figures at this Place North West event, sponsored by GVA HOW Planning, Waterman Group, Network Space, and Lexington Communications, due to be held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex on Thursday 21 June.

Assura West Gorton

Assura seeks further growth on back of solid results

Despite pre-tax profit falling from £95.2m to £71.8m, the primary care developer has reported a healthy set of results for the year to 31 March 2018, with a 22.3% increase in rent roll to £91m and a portfolio now valued at £1.7bn.

Liverpool BID Area

Expansive Liverpool BID sets out five-year plan

With its levy-paying members set to vote next month on a further five-year term, Liverpool BID Company has launched its business plan for the Retail & Leisure business improvement district, including its intent to expand the district’s boundaries.

Mc Crown Point

Regional stores at risk as Mothercare seeks CVA approval

The baby products retailer has become the latest in a string of high street brands to pursue a Company Voluntary Arrangement, announcing today that it intends to close 50 stores in a move that threatens 800 jobs.

Ged Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald departs Liverpool City Council

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Neil Tague

A year after his arrest saw him first step back from his duties, before being formally suspended in September, Ged Fitzgerald has formally resigned as chief executive of Liverpool City Council.

Downing sells Graeme House for £8m

Investor and asset manager M7 Real Estate has bought Graeme House in Liverpool from Downing for £8.07m, reflecting a net initial yield of 13.5%.

Jim O'Neill

O’Neill calls for Cheshire devolution as priority

Lord Jim O’Neill, vice-chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, has called on Government to conclude a devolution deal for Cheshire and Warrington this year, a move welcomed by local business leaders.

QUEENSHOUSE2

Queens House traded as councils continue to buy

In the latest case of local authorities going beyond their boundaries to build investment portfolios, Manchester’s Queens House has been acquired by Portsmouth City Council from CBRE Global Investors for a price reflecting a net initial yield of 4.75%.