Goldman Sachs spends £150m on regional housing

Neil Tague

The financial giant's merchant banking division, working with operating partner Pitmore, has acquired a 918-home portfolio of North West rented houses from Gatehouse Bank.


PRS REIT completes £19m Salford deal 

Dan Whelan

The £900m fund set up by Sigma Capital Group in 2017 has acquired 123 fully-let homes in Walkden from investor Blackrock Real Assets, taking the number of properties in its portfolio to 3,163. 


Romac takes 91,000 sq ft at Stakehill

Neil Tague

The specialist in chilled goods logistics has expanded into a new head office and distribution centre at a building owned by the COIF Charities Property Fund.

Trafford Centre Main Entrance

Trafford Centre acquired by Canada’s CPP

Sarah Townsend

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, which trades as CPP Investments, has scooped up the mall’s ownership by exercising share rights as the main secured creditor of the asset’s owner, Intu Trafford Centre Group.

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Hunt for Trafford Centre buyer narrows

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Sarah Townsend

One of the collapsed mall owner Intu Properties’ biggest creditors, Canadian pension fund CPP Investments, is close to agreeing an £800m deal to take over the Greater Manchester shopping centre, the culmination of a five-month marketing process.  

Cgamberhall Business Park

St Modwen sells Chamberhall unit

The listed developer has sold an 11,000 sq ft unit at the Bury business park to logistics and distribution firm Youthstar, which is relocating from Cheetham Hill in Manchester. 

Sainsbury’s to open at Two New Bailey 

Dan Whelan

The supermarket giant is close to completing a 4,400 sq ft letting at English Cities Fund’s recently completed office block in Salford.