• Coffee company brews up expansion plans

    Coffee company Point Blank Cold Brew - a natural alternative to traditional energy drinks for the health and body conscious - has drawn up ambitious expansion plans to roll it out across the UK retail and foodservice ...
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  • Bridge Leisure buys Cornish holiday park

    Private equity-backed Bridge Leisure Parks has purchased the North Cornwall holiday destination Hengar Manor Country Park which was on the market with a guide price of £6m (Insider Media) PE-backed firm snaps up...
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  • Blue buys its Cheltenham store

    The owner of high-end ladies wear store Blue has acquired the 3,450 sq ft premises it operates from in Cheltenham (Insider Media) Blue buys Cheltenham store | Insider Media Ltd
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  • Property tycoon outlines £1bn Middlewood Locks vision

    Property tycoon/Sheffield United co-owner Kevin McCabe is hoping to create 'the best community in the North' at the £1bn Middlewood Locks scheme - which includes around 2,200 homes, a hotel, shops, restaurants an...
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  • Leeds kitchen supplier falls into administration

    Alno (United Kingdom) Ltd - a supplier of fitted kitchens, headquartered in Leeds - has gone into administration with  RSM Restructuring Advisory and 160 employees being made redundant (Insider Media) Jobs go as...
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  • Government moves to simplify compulsory purchase

    The government has introduced new measures to simplify/speed up the compulsory purchase process, which it says will make it easier for councils and other bodies to acquire land for development and infrastructure proje...
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  • Two major pre-lets at Harwell Campus

    Two tech companies are taking space at Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire - medical devices firm ResMed has taken 10,082 sq ft of space and geospatial data analytics company Rezatec has signed up for 4,500 sq ft (Property ...
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  • Julian Stocks named as Pollen Estate chief executive

    The Pollen Estate has appointed Knight Frank’s Julian Stocks as its first chief executive officer - performing the role on a part-time secondment from Knight Frank.  David Shaw will serve as non-executive c...
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  • H&M to open 750,000 sq ft shed at Magna Park

    H&M is opening a new 750,000 sq ft warehouse at IDI Gazeley’s Magna Park in Milton Keynes, paying around £6.50 per sq ft for the site.  It has not yet revealed plans for its new facility, but it wi...
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  • Slough - the best place to work in the UK

    Britain's 25 best towns and cities to work - looking at hiring opportunity, cost of living and job satisfaction - have been identified by job search site Glassdoor, with Slough named the best place to the work in the ...
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  • Office workers say work-life balance the most important factor in choosing a job

    According to the latest CMS UK Real Estate Report, developers need to understand demands for physical/mental wellbeing in the office to meet occupiers’ expectations.  A survey of 1,000 UK office workers and...
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  • Amazon logistics guru joins Zalando

    Raimund Paetzmann (Amazon’s former head of European real estate) has joined German e-commerce company Zalando as corporate vice president of real estate (EGi) EGi - News Article - Amazon logistics guru joins Za...
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  • Mixed-use Vauxhall scheme planned by BMOR

    BMOR has submitted a planning application to Lambeth Council for a residential-led scheme in Vauxhall, SE11 with 160 homes, 100,000 sq ft of offices and a replacement Methodist church (EGi) https://www.egi.co.uk/news/...
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  • Boxpark to open in Wembley and expand across UK

    Pop-up mall concept Boxpark is to open at Wembley Park next year - with what will be its largest venture yet - ahead of a country-wide expansion (EGi) https://www.egi.co.uk/news/boxpark-to-open-in-wembley-and-expand-...
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  • North faces glut of leisure space

    Colliers reports that the North of England is facing an oversupply in the food and beverage market - Liverpool is said to lead the sector with 71% more leisure space than the UK average.  The Northern Soul report...
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  • Microsoft to take debut store on Regent Street

    Microsoft has signed a deal with the Crown Estate to open at 255-259 Regent Street, which is currently occupied by United Colors of Benetton (Property Week) http://www.propertyweek.com/news/retail/microsoft-to-open-r...
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  • Legal & General to sell 99 Gresham Street freehold

    Legal & General has instructed JLL to sell the freehold of 99 Gresham Street,EC2 for £129.3m – a net initial yield of 4.5% (EGi) https://www.egi.co.uk/news/legal-general-to-sell-99-gresham-street-freeh...
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  • Receivers appointed on £250m Tolworth Tower

    The £250m Tolworth Tower development project in west London - owned by CNM Estates chairman Wahid Samady - has been placed in receivership.  LPA receivers at Menzies have been appointed to the asset within t...
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  • Burnham defends ‘radical rewrite’ of Greater Manchester masterplan

    Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has defended his decision to “radically rewrite” the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework - the area's development blueprint for the next 20 years which was drafted by...
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  • Irish supermarket portfolio offered for €49m

    The Supermarket Collection - a portfolio of four supermarkets in Ireland - is on offer with an asking price of €49m (£43m) (EGi) https://www.egi.co.uk/news/irish-supermarket-portfolio-offered-for-e49m/
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