Network Space, Mere Grange, St Helens.

Mere Grange nears fully let with 21,000 sq ft deal

Sarah Townsend

Developer Network Space has leased the penultimate unit at the £13m St Helens industrial scheme to an undisclosed US firm believed to be furniture retailer Wayfair.com.

Sholom Cohen

AY’s Cohen joins BPF regional committee

Sholom Cohen, associate director in Avison Young's Manchester office, has been invited by the chief executive of the British Property Federation, Melanie Leech, to take a place on the organisation’s Regional Policy Committee. 

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. 

Manchester Pavilion 23 MIPIM 2019

Firms brace for wave of redundancies

Sarah Townsend

The impact of the sudden economic shutdown of the past five months is being felt across the region's property community, as companies begin a wave of redundancy consultations.

OBI Covid Hires

OBI recruits during lockdown

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Paul Unger

The adviser has taken its headcount to 35, its highest in 10 years of trading, during the past few months with hires in Manchester and Leeds, including graduates in the firm’s new OBI Academy.

Trafford Centre Main Entrance

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.

Edward Pavilion Liverpool Castleforge

Liverpool office market slumps on Covid-19 

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Dan Whelan

A total of 20,000 sq ft of office deals was signed in the city centre during the second quarter of 2020, well below the 52,000 sq ft reported for the same period in 2019, according to the latest Big Nine market report from consultancy Avison Young.