Monthly Archives: December 2010

Planning inspector to rule on Windsor offices

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A government appointed planning inspector has been appointed to rule on the future of a controversial office scheme in Windsor, Berkshire. Property developers St Congar have had plans for a controversial, speculative office development on the site of the former … Continue reading

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KPMG considering new Leeds HQ

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Accountancy firm KPMG is considering constructing a new office in Leeds on a site that has seen various schemes come and go in recent years. Having agreed a 9 month exclusivity period with Leeds City Council, KPMG are now exploring … Continue reading

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Multiple lettings at Genesis Centre, Stoke

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A property investment and development company has announced multiple lettings at a new serviced office centre in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Northern Trust has secured 7 new tenants for its new Genesis Centre complex (pictured) at the North Staffs Business Park. The … Continue reading

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Offices for Coronation Street site?

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A planning consultancy has suggested that the current Coronation Street studios in Manchester could be sold for redevelopment after ITV relocate to MediaCity. The suggestion follows the announcement that ITV are to relocate the famous Coronation Street studios from the … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: The Final

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

Episode Thirteen. Also known as Episode Surely One Of Them Must Win By Now. Or Episode Can’t This Moron Just Ring Reed Like The Rest Of Us? Or Episode If He Doesn’t Hire Someone Soon I’m Staging An Intervention. That’s … Continue reading

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Rochdale Black Box to be replaced by new civic offices

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Plans for a new, multi-million pound council office building in Rochdale moved a step closer after planning permission was granted at the last committee meeting. Rochdale Council intends to construct a £50m civic centre (pictured) that will offer office accommodation … Continue reading

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Brighton Council wins backing in offices enforcement case

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Brighton and Hove City Council has received independent backing in a case against a local property company. The council had served an enforcement notice on Baron Homes, instructing the company to convert a property back to serviced offices. Baron Homes had converted … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: Episode 11

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

And so we come to the penultimate stage of the competition. Which Hollyoaks Jamie probably thinks is a fight to the death using pens. According to the narrator, Lord Sugar is still looking for that ‘exceptional’ someone to rub his … Continue reading

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Bishops Square office complex sold

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A large office complex in central London has been sold in a multi-million pound deal announced to the stock market yesterday. The Bishops Square offices building has been sold by Bishops Square Holdings Limited, a 25:75 joint venture between Hammerson … Continue reading

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Offices feature at former RAF Locking site

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Construction is due to start on a new mixed-use scheme on the site of a former RAF base in Somerset. Following an agreement between The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and regeneration specialists St. Modwen, construction can now start on … Continue reading

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