Monthly Archives: September 2011

Approval for Stirling business park

Posted on by John Cronin

A significant mixed-use development for a former surface mine near Stirling has received planning consent. RJM Developments (Scotland) has been granted permission for a proposed £33m office and leisure development at Pirnhall near Bannockburn (plans pictured). The scheme comprises of … Continue reading

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CLS takes two in Hounslow

Posted on by John Cronin

Commercial property investors CLS Holdings plc has announced the purchase of two adjacent office blocks in Hounslow. CLS Holdings (CLS) has completed a £5.5m acquisition of the two office buildings on Staines Road, Hounslow. Falcon House (pictured) and Quest House … Continue reading

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Dragons’ Den Blog: Episode 9 Series 9

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

According to willowy Welsh wonkatron Evan Davis this week’s “Anxious entrepreneurs are ready and waiting.” It’s like Stockholm Syndrome isn’t it? Well, Stockholm Sydrome as designed and decorated by an industrial storage unit. First up is entrepreneur and ex-police officer … Continue reading

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Brighton Astoria office plans approved

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A former cinema in Brighton is set to demolished and replaced with offices after planning officers approved the scheme. The former Astoria cinema in Gloucester Place, Brighton is to be demolished and replaced with a six-storey, “media hub” development (pictured). … Continue reading

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Office plans for former Newcastle bar

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Developers have submitted plans for an office development on the site of a former bar in the Quayside area of Newcastle. Owners of the former Stereo Bar, Tokyo Industries, want to demolish the existing building and replace with it a … Continue reading

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Europa Capital buys in Manchester

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A real estate fund has made a significant investment in Manchester with a multi-million pound purchase of a landmark office building. Europa Capital LLP (Europa) has purchased two buildings in city-centre Manchester, one of which being the One Piccadilly Gardens … Continue reading

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i2 Office heading for Greenwich Peninsula

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i2 Office is planning to open new serviced offices on the Greenwich Peninsula. The fast expanding office provider has leased over 10,000 square feet of prime office space at 6 Mitre Passage (picture above, right). The offices on the building’s … Continue reading

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Dragons’ Den Blog: Episode 8 Series 9

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

Welcome to the Dragons’ Den: the only place on earth where five people in business suits standing on the edge of a sky scraper isn’t considered cause for alarm. Our first pair of pitchers are the 18 year old whippersnappers … Continue reading

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Birmingham investors add to portfolio

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A Birmingham-based commercial property investment company has acquired two more office buildings as part of a recent multi-million spend. Real Estate Investors plc (REI) has announced that is has purchased three properties in transactions totalling more than £13m. Along with … Continue reading

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Iconic offices up for sale in the City of London

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The owner of the iconic Tower 42 in the City of London has put it up for sale with a price tag of £290 million. The former Natwest Tower is one of a clutch of large office properties in the … Continue reading

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