Property

Andrews’ Christmas appeal builds up funds for Bristol youth homelessness charity

February 15, 2019
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Andrews’ Christmas appeal builds up funds for Bristol youth homelessness charity

Regional estate agent and property group Andrews has given a boost to Bristol youth homelessness charity 1625ip following a Christmas appeal. Keynsham-based Andrews’ ‘Jolly Good Christmas’ campaign invited any customer booking a valuation or mortgage appointment in December to vote for one of three charities that Andrews already worked...

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Bristol charity boxing dinner goes ahead after winning backing of city firms

February 12, 2019
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Bristol charity boxing dinner goes ahead after winning backing of city firms

Bristol businesses WSSI and Moxie & Mettle are supporting an annual boxing dinner in the city this weekend that each year raises thousands of pounds for local charities. Filton-based WSSI, which supplies customised racking, shelving and storage for offices and warehouses, has agreed to be headline sponsor for this...

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Businesses help convert containers into shipshape homes for Bristol’s rough sleepers

February 8, 2019
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Businesses help convert containers into shipshape homes for Bristol’s rough sleepers

Two former shipping containers have been transformed into homes for rough sleepers by staff in the Bristol office of real estate services company Colliers International.  The donated metal containers have been converted into modern dwellings with a lounge/kitchen, fully fitted bathroom and separate bedroom. Each will be used by...

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Return of the ‘counter culture’ gives historic Bristol shopping mall new lease of life

February 8, 2019
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Return of the ‘counter culture’ gives historic Bristol shopping mall new lease of life

The Arcade, the historic covered shopping mall in Bristol’s Broadmead, is bucking the gloom in the retail sector by being fully let for the first time in nearly two decades. Occupiers of the 25 store units are predominantly independent and niche operators, continuing in the same vein as generations...

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Leasehold expert joins Meade King’s commercial property team

February 8, 2019
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Leasehold expert joins Meade King’s commercial property team

Bristol law firm Meade King has appointed experienced property solicitor Leanne Donoghue to its commercial property team. Leanne, pictured, who specialises in leasehold enfranchisement, joins Meade King having previously worked for SLC Solicitors in Shrewsbury, where she was a solicitor in its property department.  Leanne advises leaseholders and landlords...

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More growth in store for Bristol tile retailer as its outlets reach double figures

February 7, 2019
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More growth in store for Bristol tile retailer as its outlets reach double figures

Bristol-based Tileflair, southern England’s largest privately-owned wall and floor tile retailer, has opened its 10th store and plans an 11th later this year as it steps up its expansion. The new store, a 4,000 sq ft outlet in Oxford, is the first Tileflair has opened since 2015. The firm,...

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CBI urges government to supercharge region’s broadband to avoid economy buffering

February 7, 2019
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CBI urges government to supercharge region’s broadband to avoid economy buffering

Firms across the West of England will be left on the wrong side of the ‘digital divide’ unless the government takes action to improve connectivity and pave the way for powerful 5G networks. The warning came this week from the CBI, which fears that, with Brexit dominating the political...

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Stronger trade links on the menu at Bristol’s traditional Chinese New Year business banquet

February 6, 2019
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Stronger trade links on the menu at Bristol’s traditional Chinese New Year business banquet

Businesses will be able to celebrate the Chinese New Year and look ahead to building improved trade links with the country at the Bristol and West of England China Bureau’s annual banquet later this month. The gala on February 27 has become a key event in Bristol business calendar...

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Two more new joiners for HTC’s property management and facilities management teams

February 4, 2019
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Two more new joiners for HTC’s property management and facilities management teams

Bristol-headquartered commercial property consultancy Hartnell Taylor Cook (HTC) has appointed two more people to its fast-growing property management and facilities management teams. Ricky Jones, pictured, joins as a senior associate director in HTC’s Bristol head office. He arrives from CBRE’s Bristol office, where he headed the management of Milton...

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Planning expert joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s Bristol office as director

February 4, 2019
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Planning expert joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s Bristol office as director

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has strengthened its South West team with the appointment of senior planning specialist Alan Pearce. Alan, pictured, joins LSH’s Bristol office as director of planning and development for the South West and Wales. In his new role he will focus on developing...

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Digital and creative jobs boom to put Bristol among Europe’s top cities for employment growth

February 1, 2019
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Digital and creative jobs boom to put Bristol among Europe’s top cities for employment growth

Bristol will become one of Europe’s fastest-growing cities for job creation over the next three years with thousands of new posts in the digital and creative sectors, according to a new economic forecast. Bristol is ranked seventh in a Europe-wide table for jobs growth between 2019 and 2022 –...

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LEP vows to use search for new board members to address its gender imbalance

January 31, 2019
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LEP vows to use search for new board members to address its gender imbalance

The organisation tasked with helping shape the economic future of the West of England is hoping to attract more businesswomen to join its board to go some way to address its major gender imbalance. Out of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) 18 board members, just two...

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Coveted IoD South West Director of the Year Awards launched with two new categories

January 31, 2019
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Coveted IoD South West Director of the Year Awards launched with two new categories

Business leaders in Bristol are being encouraged to enter one of the region’s top award schemes for recognising excellence and enterprise in the boardroom. The Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards 2019 champion outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs and focus UK-wide attention on success in the region....

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