Orbit Developments' Clipper House In Sale

Clipper deal adds to South Manchester momentum

The South Manchester office market is on course for a record-breaking year, as insurance broker Bollington Wilson’s letting of the 27,400 sq ft Clipper House in Sale added to a raft of fourth quarter deals.

Laurence Place Select 2

OakNorth expands in Manchester

Challenger bank OakNorth, which has backed developments by Fortis and Select Property in Salford, is aiming to double staff numbers at its Manchester office next year including the addition of a number of senior roles.


Burnham backs IPPR call for Powerhouse shift

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The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has called for more investment and devolution for the North as an Institute for Public Policy Research report highlighted falling public spending, while spending in the South increased.  

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Intu shares tumble as Whittaker team pulls bid

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Shares in shopping centre operator Intu fell by 35% in today’s early trading, following the announcement that a Peel-led consortium has withdrawn its offer for the group, citing "uncertainty around macroeconomic conditions and potential near-term volatility across markets".

TalkTalk to move HQ to Salford

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The telecoms group is to make the Soapworks in Salford Quays its headquarters, telling the Stock Market this morning that “the vast majority of London roles will relocate to Salford in 2019”.

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Further turmoil in Manchester leisure

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Blackhouse Restaurants, operator of Manchester’s Grill on the Alley restaurant, has confirmed this morning that it is seeking a Company Voluntary Arrangement with its creditors.

Unit 6 Broadway Business Park Oldham

Quorum snaps up Oldham industrial

Aberdeen Standard Investments, represented by Savills, has sold Unit 6 at Broadway Business Park in Chadderton, Oldham to Quorum Estates for £6.33m.