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Deal Struck On SSI Redcar Steelworks Site

Today (20th February) a major announcement has been made – the Tees Valley Combined Authority has struck a deal to purchase the 840-acre former SSI Redcar Steelworks site. All land assets will be acquired by the regional authority, and plans for an integrated port facility to be built at Redcar Bulk Terminal and a state-of-the-art […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Focus on Making a “Real Difference” says Mayor Driscoll

“There’s no automatic connection between growth and well-being, I don’t care about growth, I care about people being able to pay their bills, that small business has a secure pipeline of work”- Jamie Driscoll, Mayor of the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) delivered an impassioned keynote at the recent Built Environment Networking North-East Development […]

Posted by: John Clark

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Major one-day conference to delve into economic growth opportunities in the North East

On Wednesday (8th January 2020), prominent business and public sector leaders will come together at the North East Development Conference – the region’s largest construction and real estate conference of the year. The event, hosted by Built Environment Networking, will see some of the biggest names from regional business, politics and local government lead a […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Karbon Homes Scheme Receives Green Light

Karbon Homes new development in the North East has been given the green light – a scheme which will transform the former Sunderland College campus which has remained derelict since 2016. The £20m project will see the development of 105 new homes in a variety of styles with generous proportions of landscaped space, with the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Building a strong future in the North East

By Helen Golightly, Chief Executive, North East Local Enterprise Partnership: I’m very happy to be able to begin the New Year by speaking at the North East Development Conference, which takes place in Newcastle on Wednesday 8 January. I will be speaking alongside representatives from some of our universities, who will be discussing their ambitious […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Exclusive Q&A – North East LEP

Ahead of the North East Development Conference; supported by the North East Combined Authority, we’ve been speaking exclusively to Helen Golightly – Chief Executive of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – to hear about the exciting opportunities for economic growth across the region…   Q. The North East LEP plays a crucial role […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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£200m Business Park Revealed at Teeside Airport

Plans for an impressive new £200m business park at Teeside International Airport have been announced – which could create almost 4,500 new jobs. The Airport, now under the ownership of the Tees Valley Combined Authority (75%) and Stobart Group (25%), is set to be transformed after previous plans to expand and grow the airport under […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Thirteen Housing Begin Search For Construction Partners

Thirteen Housing Group – a prolific developer in the North East of England – are currently looking to engage with those in the construction industry to develop new homes, and maintain, upgrade and improve their current estate. Firstly they’re searching for two construction partners to help deliver an ambitious 5-year £100m programme of improvements, upgrades […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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UK Construction & Property Events Worth Attending in 2020

The construction and property industry is in a fascinating place. On one side there is major disruption and uncertainty with skills, housing, Brexit and more creating massive challenges which need to be overcome. On the other hand innovative smart solutions are offering ways to combat barriers, whilst ambitious infrastructure projects including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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