Housebuilder acquires site in Scotland to deliver 535 homes

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has acquired land at the former Garnqueen Farm in Glenboig for the development of 535 new homes. Planning consent was secured in September 2020 from North Lanarkshire Council, and the impressive development forms part of the Gartcosh and Glenboig Community Growth area. Pre-construction works have also started this week to prepare the land for construction […]

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Barclays names new Head of European Investment Banking

Barclays has promoted one of its top dealmakers to lead its investment bank in continental Europe, the latest change at the UK lender which is shaking up the senior ranks amid a boom time for deals. Pier Luigi Colizzi, who is head of mergers and acquisitions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Barclays, […]

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Growing UK carbon capture sector eyes £41bn investment by 2030

Capital investment in carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects in the UK could reach £41bn by the end of the decade, opening up a huge opportunity to rapidly develop a strong domestic supply chain that can support UK jobs and economic growth, a new industry report today argues. The Carbon Capture and Storage Association […]

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New Innovation Strategy aims to help UK win the global innovation race

Long-term plan to boost private sector investment across the UK and create the right conditions for all businesses to turn world-leading science into new products and services Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng: ‘The countries that secure leadership in transformational technologies will lead the world – it’s our job to ensure the UK keeps pace with the […]

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Hundreds of homes approved at Ebbsfleet Garden City

The first custom build homes have been approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City. Westerhill Homes saw its plans for 67 new homes approved by Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s planning committee tonight (WED). The homes will be built in the centre of Whitecliffe, in Alkerden Village, close to the Fastrack route, education campus and local shops. Options will […]

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Great Portland Estates publishes Sustainable Finance Framework linked to £450m credit facility

GPE publishes its Sustainable Finance Framework Great Portland Estates plc announces that it has published a Sustainable Finance Framework in respect of potential future debt issuance. The publication of the Framework follows the Group’s innovative £450 million ESG-linked revolving credit facility (the first of its kind issued by a UK REIT) in January 2020.

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GLP announces a further 2.3m sq ft of speculative development

GLP, a leading investor and developer of logistics buildings and warehouses, has today announced plans to speculatively develop a further 2.3M sq ft of logistics warehousing space at strategic sites across the UK. The sites include: Mammoth 602 –a 602,000 sq ft logistics/warehouse unit at G-Park Doncaster situated directly off junction 4 of the M18. […]

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Starwood secures £13.5m for Belfast hotel and offices

Starwood European Real Estate Finance Limited and its subsidiaries (“the Group”), a leading investor originating, executing and managing a diverse portfolio of high-quality real estate debt in the UK and Europe, has successfully closed a three year £13.5 million floating rate loan secured by a freehold, consisting of a 38k square foot, fully let office […]

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