Property

Pair of partner appointments at ETP reflects continued growth in market

December 4, 2018
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Pair of partner appointments at ETP reflects continued growth in market

South West private commercial property consultancy ETP has appointed Alastair Kimpton and Edward Le Masurier as partners as the market continues to expand.  Alastair joins the firm, which has offices in Cotham Hill, Bristol and Chepstow, after a five-year stint with Jones Lang LaSalle (now JLL). He specialises in development consultancy and commercial valuations,...

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Artist ‘re-imagines’ ex-factory building to create contemporary art gallery

November 30, 2018
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Artist ‘re-imagines’ ex-factory building to create contemporary art gallery

A former industrial building in Bedminster ‘re-imagined’ as an artist-led contemporary art gallery officially opens next Friday. Kosar Contemporary on Malago Road is the largest independent art space in Bedminster and has been established in a 6,000 sq ft former light industrial factory by visual artist Zarabéa Esfendiar Kayani...

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Refurb helps North Bristol office market rebound with record rent

November 30, 2018
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Refurb helps North Bristol office market rebound with record rent

Two expanding businesses have helped set the pace for the North Bristol office market, filling a recently-refurbished building and setting what is believed to be a new record rent for business space out of the city centre. Global logistics company Agility has taken the 6,000 sq ft South building...

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Watershed aims high with plan to increase space and build on its record for innovation and creativity

November 30, 2018
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Watershed aims high with plan to increase space and build on its record for innovation and creativity

Bristol’s pioneering Watershed cinema and media centre has revealed ambitious expansion plans that would add four new floors above the existing building and create workspace for more than 100 creative entrepreneurs. Under the scheme, pictured, the Harbourside building will increase in size by nearly half from 4,400 sq m...

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Co-working hubs now make up fifth of all Bristol office space, new research shows

November 23, 2018
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Co-working hubs now make up fifth of all Bristol office space, new research shows

Twenty per cent of all office space let in Bristol this year is likely to be used for a new generation of flexible co-working hubs as the move towards new forms of business accommodation gathers pace. New research by international property consultancy JLL, which has an office in Bristol,...

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Group launched to ensure Bristol’s night-time economy continues to thrive amid new challenges

November 23, 2018
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Group launched to ensure Bristol’s night-time economy continues to thrive amid new challenges

A new group to give Bristol’s diverse night-time economy, including its bars, clubs and restaurants, a collective voice has been formed. The Bristol @ Night advisory panel aims to ensure the vitality and diversity of the city’s night-time activities are not only preserved but also supported to expand and...

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Call for a unified voice for the region’s construction and property industry to attract talent

November 23, 2018
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Call for a unified voice for the region’s construction and property industry to attract talent

The property and construction industry needs to wake up and embrace change if it is to move with the times and attract the right talent, a recent Women in Property South West event was told. Many firms in the sector accepted that change is needed but were unsure what...

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Retail and care sector expert takes up chief operating officer role at St Monica Trust

November 23, 2018
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Retail and care sector expert takes up chief operating officer role at St Monica Trust

Bristol charity the St Monica Trust has appointed experienced care and retail sector executive Kevin Hall as its new chief operating officer. The Trust provides accommodation, care and support for older and disabled people in Bristol and surrounding counties. Kevin, pictured, joined this month from The Orders of St...

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Jobs saved as Bristol fitness centre buys South West trampoline parks out of administration

November 16, 2018
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Jobs saved as Bristol fitness centre buys South West trampoline parks out of administration

The firm behind a Bristol-based indoor climbing wall and fitness centre has stepped in to save more than 80 jobs by buying a failed trampoline park operator from its administrators. Redpoint Bristol Climbing Centre on Winterstoke Road took over Freedog, which had run the parks in Bristol and Swindon,...

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Big night for Bristol’s tourism industry as its attractions and venues collect top awards

November 16, 2018
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Big night for Bristol’s tourism industry as its attractions and venues collect top awards

Bristol tourism businesses struck gold at the region’s top awards for the industry last night with Aerospace Bristol, the SS Great Britain and the New Room all picking up two accolades each and a wide range of the city’s other attractions and venues also among the winners. Destination Bristol...

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GVA’s Bristol office celebrates 50 years at the heart of the city’s commercial property market

November 16, 2018
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GVA’s Bristol office celebrates 50 years at the heart of the city’s commercial property market

Real estate adviser GVA has marked 50 years of helping shape Bristol, having worked on some the city’s largest property developments over the past half a century. The group opened its first office in the city in Queen Square city in 1968, before moving to Park Row. Its most...

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Search starts for buildings to house cancer charity’s innovative retail-and-treatment outlets

November 16, 2018
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Search starts for buildings to house cancer charity’s innovative retail-and-treatment outlets

Pioneering Bristol cancer charity Penny Brohn has unveiled an ambitious plan to set up a chain of centres in and around the city that combine charity shopping with treatment.  The charity, which has been supporting those in the Bristol area living with cancer for almost 40 years, already provides...

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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

November 15, 2018
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Business West warns of looming prospect of ‘tremendously damaging’ no deal Brexit

The West of England’s largest business organisation has urged “calm compromise” from politicians over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan to avoid what it said would be the “tremendously damaging” impact of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Business West – which runs Bristol Chamber...

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