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Leeds Building to Become Yorkshire's Finest Working Environment
Planning & Developments

Leeds Building to Become Yorkshire’s Finest Working Environment

Knight Frank in Leeds is working with a high-quality project team that includes GMI Construction, Richard Boothroyd Associates and DLG Architects to create the perfect working and leisure environment for Yorkshire law firm, Walker Morris. The 76,000 sq ft building on 33 Wellington Street in Leeds is on a 15 year lease, the largest pre-let office deal in Leeds in 15 years. “The property is a flagship office building in a superb city centre location and it is fitting it…

London Is Europe's No.1 Proptech City
Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

London Is Europe’s No.1 Proptech City

Research from legal practice Osborne Clarke shows that London is the best city in Europe when it comes to the usage of technology, the so-called proptech, in the property sector. The survey of technology experts from across Europe found that 42% of them think London is the leading city for proptech, followed by Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris and Stockholm. “The UK capital has a long, successful history with the property market, attracting developers, investors and landlords from all over the world”,…

Winners of A' Design Awards & Competition Announced
Architecture & Design

Winners of A’ Design Awards & Competition Announced

The A’ Design Awards & Competition, one of the world’s largest international design awards, has announced the winners of the 2017 – 2018 competition. All entries were carefully evaluated by an international panel of experts, including scholars, members of the press and design professionals, and at the end of it over 1,900 winners were announced, coming from 100 countries and 99 different disciplines. The A’ Design Awards & Competition showcases projects, products and services that demonstrate superior design, technology and…

Nick Harris Appointed by Reed Smith London
Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

Nick Harris Appointed by Reed Smith London

Reed Smith, the global law firm, has appointed Nick Harris as a partner in its London Real Estate practice. Nick represents a broad range of clients, from private investors and entrepreneurs to developers, property companies and occupiers, across the office, residential, retail and leisure sectors. Clients Nick has acted for include Almacantar, Berkeley Homes, Commercial Estates Group, Napier Capital Management, The Kingdom of the Netherlands and TK Maxx. “We are excited to have Nick on board in London. He has…

What Makes Brits Pay More for Rent?
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What Makes Brits Pay More for Rent?

The house price inflation has outpaced wage growth in many parts of the UK throughout the last ten years; therefore more and more Brits are treating rental properties as a long-term solution to their living requirements. For this reason, it is important for landlords and developers to keep in mind how they can meet the basic expectations and keep the tenants satisfied. In order to find out what features and facilities tenants would like to be included in their rental…

McCarthy and Stone Raises Over £250m for Charity
Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

McCarthy and Stone Raises Over £250m for Charity

The team at McCarthy and Stone in Buckinghamshire has helped raise more than £250 million for Royal Voluntary Service, with which they partnered up in 2017 to celebrate the retirement housebuilder’s 40th anniversary. The North London region organised activities such as a 100km cycle ride, which raised an incredible £13,000. Over the course of seven and a half hours, the team of cyclists stopped off at McCarthy and Stone developments in Biggleswade, Letchworth, Stevenage and Knebworth before returning to Hatfield,…

Southampthon PRS Scheme Secured Funding
Planning & Developments

Southampthon PRS Scheme Secured Funding

A £27 million private rental scheme in Southampton secured funding after developer National Regional Property Group had sold the development to a real estate investment trust (REIT). Grainger’s GRIP REIT real estate investment trust joint venture with APG has unconditionally agreed to forward fund and acquire the 132-home build-to-rent development on a disused shopping site in Southampton’s East Street. "Southampton is a target location for Grainger and this scheme on East Street will deliver 132 new high quality, purpose built…

Treat Your Garden with a Fireplace
Architecture & Design

Treat Your Garden with a Fireplace

Leading chimney manufacturer Schiedel Chimney Systems has launched a new Garden Fireplace for the outdoor living enthusiasts that wish to bring the cosiness of their living rooms to their gardens. "Creating dedicated spaces for cooking, eating and entertaining is a key trend amongst homeowners wishing to reap the health benefits of the great outdoors, while at the same time maximising their usable space," said David Wright, Residential Sales and Marketing Manager at Schiedel Chimney Systems. The Garden Fireplace is versatile…

Yorkshire Landlords Face Problematic Tenants
Residential

Yorkshire Landlords Face Problematic Tenants

A new research by online letting agent MakeUrMove found that one in three property investors from Yorkshire are debating selling their rental properties due to issues related to unpaid rent and damage to buildings and fittings. “More than half of landlords in Yorkshire are classed as ‘accidental’ or ‘casual’, meaning they only have one property and rent it out to supplement their main working income. As these landlords make-up the backbone of the British property market, it’s important they feel…

Report Suggests Major Market Changes
Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

Report Suggests Major Market Changes

A report issued by an independent British think tank, the Resolution Foundation, suggests that the UK’s housing sector needs to be reformed so that young people today can afford to buy a home. It also shows that the choice in the lettings market does not meet demand. The solution mentioned in the report is the introduction of indeterminate tenancies as the sole form of private rental contract available in England and Wales, following Scotland’s lead, as well as compulsory local…