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Aquatics Centre earmarked for £31m upgrade

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Sarah Townsend

The Manchester leisure centre on Oxford Road is to undergo an extensive refurbishment over the next two years to improve facilities and reduce its carbon footprint, according to plans from the city council.

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‘Strong drivers’ will help Manchester, Liverpool bounce back

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Sarah Townsend

Post-Covid recovery in the region’s two biggest cities will be driven by Manchester’s economic expansion over the past five years and buoyant build-to-rent sector, and Liverpool’s busy port and associated industries, as well as momentum in life sciences, Avison Young said.

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Goldman Sachs spends £150m on regional housing

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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.

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Hana takes 32,000 sq ft at Landmark 

Dan Whelan

CBRE’s flexible workspace arm will occupy three floors at Barings Real Estate’s 180,000 sq ft office block in central Manchester, as its second location in the city. 

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Manchester vows to support businesses as Brexit looms

Sarah Townsend

The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership and the city’s Growth Company have pledged to provide support and advice to local businesses as the UK announced its Brexit deal with the European Union today.

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Fresh funding boost for The Factory

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Sarah Townsend

The under-construction Manchester arts venue has received £21m from the Department for Culture, Media & Sport and Arts Council England, intended to help offset a string of challenges that have led to mounting costs and project delays.

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‘Feisty’ Manchester will emerge fighting from pandemic

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Sarah Townsend

Investment in science, research and technology will fuel Manchester’s post-Covid revival and cement its position as “the UK’s premier growth city”, said Louise Wyman, development director at the council, as it prepares to launch a detailed economic recovery plan.