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Thwaites leaves FI to launch consultancy

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Sarah Townsend

David Thwaites, who has worked in property management and agency at FI Real Estate Management, Lambert Smith Hampton and Avison Young, has set up his own consultancy, Thwaites Real Estate.

One New Bailey June 2017

One New Bailey fully let with Benchmark deal

Sarah Townsend

Developer consortium English Cities Fund has secure the final letting of 3,175 sq ft at the 125,000 sq ft office building at New Bailey in Salford, to mergers and acquisitions firm Benchmark International.

Connor Wigley Broadgrove

Stockport’s Broadgrove expands team

Sarah Townsend

The planning advisory has hired Connor Wigley as an assistant planning consultant as it continues to grow the business.

Cgamberhall Business Park

Four sign at Chamberhall

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Developer St Modwen has agreed deals totalling more than 40,000 sq ft at its Bury business park, following completion of construction this summer.

Broadfield Industrial Estate Bornmore Metals December 2019

Logistics firm takes 23,000 sq ft in Rochdale

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Dan Whelan

MW Fulfilment Services, which provides shipping and storage solutions, has expanded by opening up its first facility in Rochdale after investing £200,000 in the unit at the 270,000 sq ft Broadfield Business Park in Heywood. 

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Peel to vacate Trafford Centre in HQ shift

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Sarah Townsend

Landowner the Peel Group is preparing to move out of its longstanding headquarters in the Greater Manchester shopping mall after more than two decades and relocate its staff to the Venus building at nearby TraffordCity.

Sean Anstee

Anstee appointed chair of Trafford Housing

Former Trafford Council leader Sean Anstee has been appointed as group chair of the not-for-profit housing association, part of residential developer L&Q Group, and will take over from Edna Robinson in October.

Voyager Manchester Airport New

MOAF: City centre office take-up plunges on Covid

Sarah Townsend

A total of 20 transactions were signed for city centre offices in Manchester in the second quarter of the year, down from 58 in the previous three months, but fringe markets in Salford and Trafford were more resilient recording an increase in take-up.

One New Bailey June 2017

Ralli Courts CPO row nears conclusion

Dan Whelan

Leaseholders at buildings demolished to make way for One New Bailey, part of English Cities Fund’s New Bailey project, will meet with Salford City Council on Thursday in the hope of finally agreeing compensation after they were forced to relocate under a compulsory purchase order.