Property

CBI calls for greater devolution to boost region’s economy and close productivity gap

October 11, 2019
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CBI calls for greater devolution to boost region’s economy and close productivity gap

Devolving more power from Westminster to the South West will turbo-charge its economy and end a productivity gap that costs its workers an average of £5,000 a year in lost income, according to a new report. But decisions on spending money devolved from central government must be taken by...

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Time running out for firms to benefit from Green Business Grants

October 10, 2019
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Time running out for firms to benefit from Green Business Grants

The deadline is looming for Bristol’s small and medium-sized businesses to apply for grants to help them improve their energy efficiency by reducing bills and protect against future price rises.  A £1m fund has been set up by the West of England Combined Authority through which businesses across the...

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Bristol tourist bosses welcome plan for unique ‘eye-in-the-sky’ visitor attraction

October 4, 2019
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Bristol tourist bosses welcome plan for unique ‘eye-in-the-sky’ visitor attraction

Ambitious plans have been unveiled for a unique tourist attraction on Bristol’s Harbourside featuring a glass cabin hoisted 69m above the city to give visitors panoramic views. The city-based company behind Arc Bristol, pictured, believe it will attract 250,000 visitors a year. The glass cabin will be suspended between...

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Jobs lost as funding crisis pushes high-profile Bristol construction firm into administration

October 4, 2019
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Jobs lost as funding crisis pushes high-profile Bristol construction firm into administration

Bristol construction services firm Dribuild has today fallen into administration with the loss of 30 jobs The high-profile Hartcliffe-based firm entered into administration today after facing insurmountable funding challenges. Neil Vinnicombe and Simon Haskew of business recovery firm Begbies Traynor have been appointed to manage the administration.  Dribuild is currently engaged...

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£28m city centre office sale attracts record interest from global investors

October 4, 2019
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£28m city centre office sale attracts record interest from global investors

An unprecedented 30 real estate investors from around the world have bid for a major city centre office complex as a lack of opportunities in Bristol’s commercial property market continues to push up values. The Quayside scheme on Temple Way, made up of three office buildings totalling 96,347 sq...

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Second build-to-rent scheme planned as first is fully let after just four months

October 4, 2019
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Second build-to-rent scheme planned as first is fully let after just four months

Grainger, the UK’s leading provider of rental homes, is to develop its second build-to-rent scheme in Bristol following the success of its first. The London-based firm’s 194-apartment Hawkins & George scheme at Finzels Reach is fully leased less than four months after opening its doors.  Now Finzels Reach developer...

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Hinkley Point C on stream to generate more lucrative contracts for Bristol firms, conference told

October 4, 2019
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Hinkley Point C on stream to generate more lucrative contracts for Bristol firms, conference told

Bristol businesses have the opportunity to tender for work worth tens of millions of pounds as the development of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant enters its next phase. tier 2 supply chain contracts in MEH (mechanical, engineering and HVAC) needed to complete the once-in-a-generation project are now...

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Senior surveyor appointment boosts Knight Frank’s Bristol valuations team

October 4, 2019
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Senior surveyor appointment boosts Knight Frank’s Bristol valuations team

Property consultancy Knight Frank has strengthened the commercial property team in its Bristol with the arrival of Emma Cowlrick as senior surveyor. Emma, pictured, joins the commercial property valuations team, which works for a range of clients including financial institutions, lenders, private individuals, funds, property companies and the public...

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Former RDA enterprise director joins city council to lead on major regeneration projects

October 2, 2019
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Former RDA enterprise director joins city council to lead on major regeneration projects

Bristol City Council has appointed a director to spearhead its growth and regeneration projects, including its plans for Temple Meads station, Western Harbour (formerly Cumberland Basin) and revitalising the city centre. Stephen Peacock, pictured, who starts work as executive director: growth and regeneration next month, has a huge amount...

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Public sector advisory partner role at Cushman & Wakefield for former HCA manager

October 1, 2019
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Public sector advisory partner role at Cushman & Wakefield for former HCA manager

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Ben O’Connor to head its public sector advisory team in its Bristol office. Ben, pictured, who joins as partner, brings 19 years’ experience. In his new role he will manage the Bristol public sector advisory team with responsibility for delivering key public-sector contracts in...

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‘Exceptional landscaping’ on Old Market site promised as Wapping Wharf design practice appointed

September 27, 2019
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‘Exceptional landscaping’ on Old Market site promised as Wapping Wharf design practice appointed

The landscape architecture and urban design practice behind Bristol’s pioneering Wapping Wharf development has been appointed to another major regeneration scheme in the city – the former Gardiner Haskins site in Old Market. London-headquartered Gillespies will work with developer First Base on its ambitious redevelopment of the landmark 2.25-acre...

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Charities benefit from ‘live-action’ painting at Barton Willmore’s wine and art evening

September 27, 2019
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Charities benefit from ‘live-action’ painting at Barton Willmore’s wine and art evening

Unique paintings created in front of guests at planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore’s wine and works of art event raised more than £1,500 for two Bristol charities. Guests at the event – held, appropriately, at Paintworks – watched artists Andy Council, Elaine Carr and John Curtis from Bristol’s...

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More cranes on the horizon as property developers fund city centre office and housing schemes

September 23, 2019
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More cranes on the horizon as property developers fund city centre office and housing schemes

Bristol city centre is undergoing its biggest phase of property development in more than a decade as investment for new offices and homes continues to pour in. The latest scheme to be announced is a 33,750 sq ft showpiece office building next to 100 Temple Street and fronting onto...

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