Business Investment

Town Centre Survey – What do you think to Mansfield

Town Centre Survey – What do you think to Mansfield

As part of creating our evidence base towards a Future High Street Fund bid Invest Ashfield and Mansfield are rerunning their Town Centre Survey to gauge people’s perceptions of Mansfield Town Centre. Please take this opportunity between now and 15th February 2019 to share your views and opinions at  http://mansfield-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/town_centre/2019  The aim of this consultation event is to gain information on how members of the public perceive Mansfield Town Centre. The information we receive will inform …

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Development Investment

Mansfield Development Forum – 1st February 2019 – book now

Mansfield Development Forum – 1st February 2019 – book now

After the success of the Developer Forum Launch Event back in October, we are excited to hold our next Developer Forum. The theme of the Developer Forum is VIABILITY. We understand that the viability of schemes is one of the main reasons why sites stall, or that sites do not come forward. The Developer Forum provides developers, industry specialists and those with an interest in planning to receive a brief in-house update from officers in …

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Investment Property

New home owners choose Mulberry Close, Beeston

New home owners choose Mulberry Close, Beeston

Four of seven properties at one of Nottingham’s premier residential developments have been snapped up by buyers keen to secure their place on the new leafy Mulberry Close. The high-end scheme, which is being developed by Nottingham-based North Sands Developments and is due for completion in January, will create seven five-bedroom detached properties, ranging from 1,850 – 2,200 sq. ft. The three-storey homes each offer a modern twist on classic Victorian architecture and the three …

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Construction Investment

Heritage Lottery funding success for Focus Consultants project

Heritage Lottery funding success for Focus Consultants project

Ambitious plans for a Grade I-listed museum, art gallery and library redevelopment scheme – project managed by Focus Consultants – have received initial National Lottery support. Re-Imagining the Harris project at the Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library in Preston, Lancashire, has been awarded development funding of £180,900 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This will help Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council to progress their plans to apply for a full National Lottery …

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Investment Property

U.K. Occupiers Sought Greater Flexibility in Shorter Leases and Break Clauses in Face of Brexit and Economic Uncertainties

U.K. Occupiers Sought Greater Flexibility in Shorter Leases and Break Clauses in Face of Brexit and Economic Uncertainties

U.K. occupiers negotiated shorter leases or more flexible long-term tenancy commitments in face of Brexit uncertainties and sluggish economic growth, according to the annual UK Lease Events Review compiled by MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics. MSCI’s research, sponsored by BNP Paribas Real Estate and the British Property Federation, showed that new leases with a duration of less than five years accounted for 42.1% of new tenancy agreements signed …

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Investment Property

Box Property secures Birmingham site for Clean Cut Kitchen

Box Property secures Birmingham site for Clean Cut Kitchen

National retail and leisure commercial property agent, Box Property, has secured Clean Cut Kitchen’s third premises at the heart of Birmingham’s Colmore Business District, Snow Hill. Set to open in January 2019, the 174 sq m property; One Snowhill, will offer Clean Cut Kitchen access to mainline rail services as well as an endless list of leisure, retail and business opportunities. Birmingham will be the first city outside of Nottingham that the company has introduced …

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Construction Investment

History in the making – transformation works start at Nottingham Castle

History in the making – transformation works start at Nottingham Castle

Works have officially begun to transform Nottingham Castle into a world-class heritage destination, as Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson breaks ground on the £30m Castle Transformation Project. Thanks to a £13,883,400 Heritage Lottery Fund grant, Nottingham Castle – a beacon of power, protest and rebellion throughout the centuries – will be revitalised upon the project’s completion in 2020, when it is expected to attract more than 400,000 visitors a year, more than double the current …

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Construction Investment

£50M MAJOR MIXED-USE SCHEME PROPOSED FOR LEICESTER CITY CENTRE

£50M MAJOR MIXED-USE SCHEME PROPOSED FOR LEICESTER CITY CENTRE

A significant, mixed-use development has been proposed to transform and regenerate the St George’s North area of Leicester city centre in an investment representing circa £50m. Developers, LCL commissioned multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p to design a high quality apartment scheme, known as Fleet Village, to revitalise derelict and disused former office buildings on Lee Circle and Old Milton Street in the city. The proposed development includes new apartments and associated amenities for residents such as …

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Business Construction Investment

FORMER ST MARY’S NURSING HOME IN EDNASTON TRANSFORMED INTO EXCITING NEW MANAGED WORKSPACE SCHEME

FORMER ST MARY’S NURSING HOME IN EDNASTON TRANSFORMED INTO EXCITING NEW MANAGED WORKSPACE SCHEME

Refurbishment work to transform the former St Mary’s Nursing Home in Ednaston into an exciting new managed workspace scheme is nearing completion and is set to open for business next month. Located off the A52 between Derby and Ashbourne, Ednaston Park is a magnificent period property dating back to the 19th Century and nestled in 18 acres of picturesque landscaped gardens. The building, which was operated as a nursing home until 2016, was purchased by …

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Business Investment

MERRITTS INVEST £1.4m IN MACHINERY LIFTING & TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT

MERRITTS INVEST £1.4m IN MACHINERY LIFTING & TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT

Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced plans to invest £1.4 million in machinery lifting and transportation equipment as part of an ongoing strategy to expand services across the UK. The company, which specialises in the lifting, removal, transportation, installation, and storage of heavy machinery and equipment has already invested in 4 new Scania S500 tractor units and will shortly take delivery of 4 new customised Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans and 4 new Hyster fork lift …

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