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£1.14 billion devolution deal for the East Midlands

Derbyshire has been chosen, alongside Nottinghamshire, Derby and Nottingham, to pioneer a new East Midlands Combined Authority. The deal will see £1.14 billion come to the region over 30 years and, as one of the largest combined authorities, will have greater influence at the highest levels to deliver a better quality of life for local […]

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£30m logistics facility acquired by Leftfield

A 250,000 sq ft Northamptonshire logistics facility, has been acquired by a property investment firm in a deal worth £30m. Specialist investor, developer and manager of real estate, Arrow Capital Partners, has completed the sale a warehouse in Corby to Leftfield. Rob Howe, head of real estate, Europe, at Arrow Capital Partners, said: “This sale […]

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Aldermore provides loan for Southernwood Capital for residential scheme

Aldermore has provided a £2.45m loan to Southernwood Capital to assist with the purchase of a block of apartments in Northampton, East Midlands. Southernwood is a boutique alternative investment fund manager which specialises in the build-to-rent sector. It was founded in 2014 by Irvine Robertson and has acquired a diverse portfolio of residential assets across […]

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Avant Homes acquires Derbyshire site to deliver £60m 247-home development

Avant Homes has acquired a 28-acre site in Holmewood, Derbyshire, to deliver 247 new-build homes with a gross development value (GDV) of around £60m. Called Earl’s Park, the development is located just a 10-minute drive from Chesterfield town centre on Tibshelf Road. The development received planning permission in December last year, and will comprise a […]

Posted by: Mya Driver

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Avant Homes kickstarts £23m 70-home development

Housebuilder Avant Homes has begun construction on a seven-acre site in Shipley, Derbyshire to deliver a 70-home ‘flagship development’ which will have a total value of £22.7m The site was acquired by Avant Homes in May this year and is being built as part of the wider Shipley Lakeside scheme. Situated on the former American […]

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Barwood Homes acquires 8-acre site from Harworth to deliver 73 homes

Harworth Group plc, a leading regenerator of land and property for sustainable development and investment, has completed the sale of an eight-acre land parcel at Woodville, Derbyshire to Barwood Homes for the delivery of 73 new houses. This represents Harworth’s first transaction with the Northampton-based housebuilder. The land parcel forms part of a 53-acre regeneration […]

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Ben Bradley MP joins panel to promote Nottingham’s once in a lifetime development opportunity

Councillor Ben Bradley, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council and MP for Mansfield joins Invest in Nottingham’s panel at The UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF). UKREiiF is set to bring together thousands of delegates comprising of investors, funders and developers who are all looking for new opportunities across the UK. Invest in Nottingham […]

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BMO Commercial Property Trust increases logistics exposure with £76.5m of investment activity

UKREiiF attendee BMO Commercial Property Trust Ltd (“BCPT”), which is managed by BMO Real Estate Partners (BMO REP), the pan-European property investment and asset management specialist arm of BMO Global Asset Management (EMEA), announces that it has increased the portfolio’s industrial weighting to 29.3% following the acquisition of two high-quality logistics assets in the UK […]

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Cassidy Group bring forward latest PBSA project

New plans have emerged from developer Cassidy for a new student accommodation scheme in the Lenton area of Nottingham. The development, designed by Maber, would sit close to the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus at 2a Triumph Road. The site currently include a terrace of single storey retail units which front onto Triumph Road, occupied […]

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CEG and housebuilder consortium get to work on 4,500 Thorpebury development

A housebuilding consortium comprising Davidsons Homes, William Davis Homes and David Wilson Homes has now broken ground on the first phase of 574 homes, open space and infrastructure at the Thorpebury development to the North-East of Leicester. Developer CEG, the landowner and the consortium exchanged contracts earlier this year to bring forward much-needed homes, including […]

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