St John’s to progress on Castlefield sale

Sarah Townsend

Manchester City Council has approved a deal to buy the 32,000 sq ft office block on Liverpool Road from Allied London, a move to help redevelop the neighbouring Campfield Markets, part of the wider district masterplan.

Richard Allen Irwin Mitchell

Promotion spree for Irwin Mitchell

Real estate lawyer Richard Allan and IT specialist Graham Thomson have both been made partners in a raft of promotions at the law firm’s Manchester office. 

31 Dale Street

Fairhursts makes Manchester move  

Dan Whelan

The architecture and design practice has relocated from King Street, taking 5,300 sq ft at PD Properties' six-storey 31 Dale Street, part of the wider NQ Studios estate. 

Hilton House

Cert relocates to Northern Quarter 

Dan Whelan

The developer is to occupy 4,200 sq ft at Hilton House, an office block it bought in 2017 and has recently refurbished, moving from Royal Mills in Ancoats. 

Richard Barton AY

Barton takes reins after Suckley departure

Sarah Townsend

Avison Young’s Manchester-based planning principal Jon Suckley has left the company to launch an independent planning consultancy, and Richard Barton is now heading up the department.

Trinity Helical

Kennedys shifts to Helical’s Trinity

Dan Whelan

The law firm has moved to 15,800 sq ft across two floors within the John Dalton Street building, relocating from another of Helical’s Manchester assets, The Tootal Buildings on Oxford Street. 

Manchester Technology Centre

Hybrid-working KPMG quits Technology Centre

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Neil Tague

The Big Four accountancy firm has withdrawn 100 staff from Bruntwood’s Manchester Technology Centre, citing adoption of new working practices as it relocates the team to its One St Peter’s Square base.