CIS Tower Full Simpson Haugh February 2020

Approval for £150m CIS Tower overhaul

Chloé Vaughan

Castlebrooke Investments has gained approval on plans for the refurbishment and expansion of the grade two-listed tower in Manchester, adding 94,000 sq ft to bring the building up to 714,000 sq ft.

Aura Hotel Elliot Group

Administrators appoint agents to sell Elliot projects

Chloé Vaughan

Paul Cooper and David Rubin, the joint administrators on three of the developer’s stalled schemes, have appointed Lambert Smith Hampton and Pantera to market and sell Elliot Group's sites.

Manchester New Square 1

We’ve got to keep schemes moving, say developers

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

While questions remain over how long construction sites will stay open, developers are continuing to progress designs for projects and calling for “understanding” from their funders as schemes already on site face delays.

Citylabs 4.0

MSP wins approval for Citylabs life science campus expansion

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Manchester Science Partnerships has gained consent for the 125,000 sq ft fourth phase of its £150m Citylabs on Oxford Road, and remains "determined to complete" the second phase which is on site and fully let to an occupier involved in Covid-19 testing.

Vita Comment Digital

Developers pivot to digital engagement

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Chloé Vaughan

Vita Group and the Far East Consortium were today holding online consultation and sales launches as part of an emerging trend of developers going virtual in line with social distancing advice from the Government.