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Stoford reveals plans for next phase of Redditch Gateway

Leading commercial property developer, Stoford has announced plans for the next phase of development at a £200 million logistics and manufacturing scheme near Redditch. A reserved matters planning application has been submitted for the speculative development of almost 450,000 sq ft of new industrial and logistics accommodation at Redditch Gateway, near Junction 3 of the […]

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Home REIT raises £263m to acquire high-quality resi properties

Further to the announcement of 16 May 2022, the Board of Home REIT, which funds the acquisition and creation of high-quality properties across the UK that are dedicated to providing suitable accommodation for homeless people, is pleased to announce that it has raised gross proceeds of approximately £263 million through a significantly oversubscribed Subsequent Placing […]

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Panattoni submits plans for 420,000 sq ft speculative logistics development

Panattoni, the largest industrial real estate developer in Europe, has submitted a planning application for one of the largest speculative logistics facilities in South Yorkshire.The application is for a 417,570 sq ft facility, called Panattoni Doncaster 420, next to Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Panattoni acquired the 18.4-acre site with outline planning consent from Peel L&P in […]

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Church of England to set up housing association

The Church of England is set to create a national housing association that will look to tackle the housing crisis and become a major provider of social housing.Today’s announcement comes more than a year after a commission set up by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby published a report titles Coming Home: Tackling the Housing Crisis […]

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Once in a lifetime regeneration scheme unveiled at Canada Water

Delivering up to 3,000 new net zero homes, office space for an estimated 20,000 workers and up to one million sq. ft. of leisure, cultural and education facilities, the 53-acre Canada Water masterplan is a once in a generation opportunity to reimagine a 21st century town centre for London. Located in the heart of London […]

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Parklane plans PBSA project in Glasgow

Plans have been submitted to convert a hotel in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street into student accommodation.The Parklane Group wants to convert and extend the former Lorne Hotel premises, part of which is A-listed, into 147 studios plus a range of facilities including a cinema, games rooms, gym, spa, events kitchens, an amphitheatre, cultural lounges and study […]

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Slate invests £50m into UK vertical farming

Slate Asset Management has invested £50m in UK-based vertical farming business Eider VF (EVF).The asset manager said the investment was made on behalf of the Cities and Communities Impact Infrastructure Strategy launched in February this year.Founded in 2016, EVF develops farms growing leafy produce to be sold to the UK mass market. EVF’s products are […]

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University secures landmark ESG loan for city campus plans from Barclays

University of Gloucestershire is one of the first universities in the UK to secure funding linked to its commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals. The University has secured £29million in ESG linked loans from Barclays that will contribute to supporting its ambitious City Campus development and ESG goals: to recruit a higher proportion […]

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Oxenwood secures £63m development loan from Blackstone

Oxenwood Real Estate, the UK and European real estate investment management firm, has secured a £63 million debt facility from Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies to fund two UK logistics developments.The three-year development loan has been secured on behalf of Oxenwood Logistics Fund 1 SLP, a discretionary fund managed by Oxenwood. The largest of the […]

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