Baytree Middleton Sigma PRS REIT

Sigma’s PRS REIT adds £3m to rent roll

Chloé Vaughan

The social private rented developer active in Manchester, Liverpool and Cheshire increased its income by 143% in the last six months of 2019 to £5.6m from £2.3m.


Tesco takes back 300,000 sq ft in Middleton

Dan Whelan

The supermarket giant, which vacated Tritax Symmetry's Tectonic warehouse at Stakehill Industrial Estate in 2010, has now reoccupied the chilled and cold storage distribution unit in order to cope with extra demand caused by the coronavirus.

Rishi Sunak At His Desk

Self-employed support ‘not perfect, but bold’

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Dan Whelan

The Government has announced a much-anticipated income support scheme for the self-employed to give similar protection to other workers during the coronavirus pandemic, a move which has led to calls for further closures of construction sites.

Intu retailers fail to pay on quarter day

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Chloé Vaughan

The struggling Trafford Centre owner said in a statement today that it is taking “immediate actions" to "preserve liquidity” and is considering tapping taxpayers' funds through the £330bn support programme launched by the Chancellor.

Bury FC

Spotlight on future of Gigg Lane and Bury Market

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Dan Whelan

A consortium hoping to take over Bury FC has asked the council to buy the club's Gigg Lane ground, while the town's market could be set for an overhaul with the construction of a “flexi-hall” under discussion.