Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bournemouth’s Troika Development gets planning permission – again

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A major new office development in Bournemouth has been given the go-ahead by local planners – three years after it originally gained planning permission. The Troika Development was given planning consent for the construction of 25,000 sq m of B1 … Continue reading

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Permission granted for Leeds office buildings

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Commercial property developer MEPC has secured planning permission on two applications for office buildings in Leeds. The plans for two additional buildings at Wellington Place were approved by Leeds City Council. A five storey office building next to the Grade … Continue reading

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Renovated Liverpool offices make the grade

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Commercial property developers are increasing the availability of premium grade floor space in Liverpool by renovating existing office buildings. As highlighted by the just-released offices in the well-known India Buildings block in Water Street, developers are increasing the somewhat limited … Continue reading

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Flagship Bristol offices come to market

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A flagship Bristol office complex that was previously owned by failed property group Castlemore has come to market with a price tag of £82m. The One Glass Wharf development affords some 215,000 sq ft of high grade office floor space, … Continue reading

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Manchester office deals on increase

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As phase one of MediaCityUK nears completion, Manchester commercial estate agents and developers are reporting increased demand for floor space in the region. Muse Developments, a Manchester based developer and part of Morgan Sindall Group plc has completed two lettings … Continue reading

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Demolition order on new Leeds office block

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A developer has been ordered to partially demolish a new office block in Leeds after a neighbour complained that it deprived his own property of light. Developers Highcross added two additional floors to the existing five storey Toronto Square office, … Continue reading

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Balfour Beatty lease Newcastle office space

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Infrastructure services giant Balfour Beatty is to create 200 new jobs after signing-up for office space at a business park in Newcastle. Balfour Beatty has taken a 10-year lease on the 41,000 sq ft Q14 building at the new Quorum … Continue reading

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Foundations laid for £75m West Bromwich offices

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Builders began digging the footings for the foundations of a new £75million office scheme in West Bromwich yesterday. In one of the town’s biggest building projects seen in the last 30 years, construction company Bowmer and Kirkland are now working … Continue reading

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Rumours of first tenant for Pinnacle

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Reports suggest that the developers of the Pinnacle tower in the City of London are about to secure the much-needed first tenant for the building. News sources including the London Evening Standard report that investment fund management group Schroders plc … Continue reading

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Offices part of Open House London

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Open House London 2010 is taking place on Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th September giving members of the public free access to a number of London buildings. The free architectural showcase aims to allow the public to see inside a … Continue reading

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