Property

Work gets under way on £35m regeneration

October 31, 2011
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DTZ’s Bristol project and building consultancy team is providing professional building surveying services for the £35m regeneration of Dolphin Square Shopping Centre in Weston-super-Mare. The 200,000 sq ft scheme is to be transformed into a complex including an eight-screen cinema, 112-bed Premier Inn hotel, an indoor bowling alley and eight...

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Save St Michael’s, urges property specialist

October 31, 2011
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A Bristol-based heritage property specialist is calling for action to ensure the future of redundant churches, schools and theatre buildings in the South West – or the region could lose some of its most interesting buildings. James Edwards, a town planner with Colliers International said: “There is a real risk...

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Finzels Reach developer welcomes city council decision

October 28, 2011
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Developer HDG Mansur has expressed "huge relief" over the successful renegotiation of its Section 106 agreement with Bristol City Council on the £255m regeneration of Finzels Reach, the high-profile former Courage Brewery site. The moves means the company, which is struggling to make the scheme viable, has been freed...

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Property experts use Cabot Circus to lure new firms for Pithay

October 27, 2011
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From Bristol247 A major new marketing initiative that could bring hundreds of new jobs into former Government offices in Bristol city centre has been launched. Property experts are aiming to attract businesses to the Pithay building by promoting its proximity to Cabot Circus and Bristol’s most fashionable stores. Property specialists Colliers...

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Website firm with designs on global growth moves to Bristol

October 27, 2011
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Innovative website builder platform BaseKit has moved its development team to central Bristol as the firm continues its rapid development. The firm, launched in Chepstow in 2008 by web design entrepreneurs and brothers Simon and Richard Best along with colleague Richard Healy, now has offices in London, New York...

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High street survey highlights opportunities for retail revival

October 25, 2011
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Bristol businesses are being asked to contribute to an action plan aimed at making the city’s local high streets vibrant and diverse places to visit. The City Council’s Sustainable Development and Transport Scrutiny Commission will make proposals once it has listened to the views of businesses and the public at a...

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Branching out at Beeches

October 21, 2011
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SEGRO, which claims to be Europe's leading provider of flexible business space with a £5.3bn property portfolio of mainly industrial and warehouse assets, has seen a refurbishment programme pay off at the Beeches Industrial Estate, Yate. Bakers Greggs have taken a unit from which they will be able to...

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New arrivals in store at Cribbs Causeway as it defies retail downturn

October 18, 2011
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High street giant Next has brushed aside the gloom in the retail sector by taking an extra 10,000 sq ft at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, near Bristol, to create a 43,000 sq ft flagship store. The move comes as a number of other lifestyle retailers plan to open at the...

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Hot tub firm moves into trade counter outlet

October 14, 2011
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Bristol hot tub and pool specialist Fitswim has taken a trade counter unit at South Bristol’s Enterprise Trade Centre on a five-year lease as part of its expansion. The firm, which already has its main base at the centre in Hengrove, wanted to take advantage of the prominent 6,808...

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Expanding kitchen ventilation firm moves to new base

October 12, 2011
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Commercial catering ventilation specialist B W Fabrications has moved to Ashton Vale Industrial Estate in South Bristol after outgrowing its base in St Phillips. The firm, launched in 1997, designs, manufactures and installs kitchen extraction equipment for the catering industry. It employs 16 people on site and supplies businesses across...

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Bristol 4-star hotel under new management

October 11, 2011
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Bristol’s Ramada Hotel, which went into administration more than two weeks ago, is under new management follow a deal struck with Focus Hotels. The takeover has secured all 170 jobs at the hotel and a sister site near Heathrow Airport which has also been acquired by Focus. The hotels...

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Rent payments point to glimmer of hope on the high street

October 11, 2011
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Stronger-than-expected rent collection figures have helped buoy high street landlords ahead of the crucial Christmas trading season. Some 94% of retailers paid on time on quarter day – the day every three months when rents are due – up from 85% for the same quarter last year. The figure...

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Delivery firm goes for growth with move to larger distribution centre

October 3, 2011
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Express delivery company City Link has expanded its operations in the West with the acquisition of a new regional distribution centre near Bristol. The parcels company has taken the 66,753 sq ft building from owners Prudential and Capital Shopping Centres on a 10-year lease, at an undisclosed rent. Employees...

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