Wirral International Business Park Bromborough Point

Urban Logistics buys in Wirral

Sarah Townsend

The real estate investment trust has acquired a 170,000 sq ft warehouse in Bromborough in an off-market deal for £16.3m.

Northern Train

Transport bosses slam funding cuts

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Neil Tague

Senior figures have reacted with dismay to the reduction of support for Northern transport projects, claiming measures including the axing of backing for smart ticketing betray the “levelling-up” agenda.

Renaissance Manchester Site Aerial

Starwood, PAG unveil £200m Renaissance plans

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Dan Whelan and Sarah Townsend

A joint venture between developer Property Alliance Group and investor Starwood Capital Group has acquired the 1970s Manchester hotel and intends to redevelop it into a mixed-use scheme with offices, homes and a new hotel.

Graham Aitkenhead And John Scully Sixteen Real Estate

Sixteen appoints duo of directors

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Sarah Townsend

John Scully, previously a partner at Knight Frank, and Graham Aitkenhead, former director at Avison Young, have been appointed to head up a new department at the Manchester-based real estate consultancy.


Skinny Tonic signs for Aintree HQ

Dan Whelan

The drinks retailer has agreed to lease 12,000 sq ft within the first phase of Chancerygate’s £20m Mersey Reach industrial development in Aintree.

Wavertree Retail Park

Farm Foods signs at Wavertree

Dan Whelan

The frozen food retailer has signed a 10-year lease on a 10,000 sq ft unit at the Derwent Group’s Merseyside shopping complex.


Archiphonic adds five after strong 2020 

Dan Whelan

The Liverpool-based architecture firm has taken its headcount from six to 11 with the appointments of three architects, an architectural assistant, and a business development manager, following a 30% year-on-year increase in instructions.