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Tata Steel latest name to sign up for inaugural Tomorrow’s Sheds & Logistics Conference

One of Europe’s largest steel producers, Tata Steel have announced their involvement in Built Environment Networking’s inaugural Tomorrow’s Sheds & Logistics event, set to take place between 29-30 November in London. Tata Steel is the largest steelmaker in the UK with primary steelmaking at Port Talbot in South Wales supporting manufacturing and distribution operations at […]

Posted by: Mya Driver

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£155m Wigan development approved

Plans to create a new £155m community in Wigan with a mix of homes including affordable housing, parklands, a transport hub and 200 new jobs have been approved. The site will be built on greenbelt land. Wigan Borough Council has given its second green light to Peel L&P’s masterplan at Mosley Common to proceed. Peel […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Investec provides £11m loan to Meadow Partners for King’s Cross acquisition

Investec Real Estate (“Investec”) announces that it has provided Meadow Partners (“Meadow”), an institutional middle-market real estate investor, with a 36-month, £11.2 million senior loan, to support its acquisition of a prime mixed-use building on highly sought-after Northdown Street in King’s Cross, London. Designed and developed in 2007 by renowned architect Squire & Partners, the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Railpen secures Oxford life science business park in £30m deal

The UK’s railways pension scheme – Railpen – has scooped for a life-science business park in Oxford for £29m. Eastpoint Business Park, acquired from AEW UK REIT, comprises of five buildings and they aim to reposition the asset to create a laboratory-led portgolio. This is a further commitment by Railpen in the Oxford Cambridge Arc […]

Posted by: Deividas Krupstas

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Former Manston Airport’s £500m redevelopment approved by DfT

Riveroak Strategic Partners (RSP) has gained approval from the Department for Transport to move forward their bid to transform the former Manston Airport into a carbon net zero freight and passenger hub. The scheme will see the creation of new import/export facilities and an upgraded passenger terminal – in addition to key infrastructure improvements to […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Northstone submits plans for 74-sustainable homes in Lancaster

Detailed plans for 74 sustainable new homes in South Lancaster have been submitted by North West-based homebuilder Northstone. Development of the land to the west of Scotforth Road (A6) was previously given the green light by Lancaster City Council in April 2021. The Northstone team has now submitted a reserved matters application – confirming the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Present Made receives approval for £160m Cambridge scheme

Present Made, the UK’s first purpose-built and designed single-family rental housing platform, has secured planning committee approval for its debut development. Located in Eddington, Cambridge, the £160m GDV scheme has been designed by award-winning practice Jo Cowen Architects and will form a key part of the University of Cambridge’s North West Cambridge masterplan. The homes […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Silbury Finance provides £74m loan to North Star for York residential scheme

Silbury Finance (“Silbury”), the Oaktree Capital Management-backed development lender, has provided a £73.8 million senior debt facility to North Star Investment Management (“North Star”), Yorkshire’s premier creative property asset management company, to fund the development of a residential-for-sale scheme in York. The 30-month, 73% LTGDV facility is the largest loan Silbury has originated to date. […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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