Alder King’s dominance of regional commercial property market comes of age with 18th annual title

March 5, 2019
Alder King’s dominance of regional commercial property market comes of age with 18th annual title

Bristol-headquartered property consultancy Alder King has retained its title as the South West’s ‘most active agent’ for the 18th year in succession. As well as winning the overall title, the firm also achieved what organisers of the annual property competition described as ‘unassailable’ leads for its activity in the...

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Associate director promotion for Savills’ Bristol development team member

March 4, 2019
Associate director promotion for Savills’ Bristol development team member

International real estate advisor Savills has promoted Adam Greenhalgh to associate director in its Bristol development team. Adam, pictured, joined Savills in Bristol in October 2017 after spending a year at Market Tech UK and four years at Cushman & Wakefield, where he focussed on retail and leisure developments. ...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

March 3, 2019
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Monday March 4 Finals: Johnson Service Group, Synthomer, Keller, Rotork Economic announcement: Construction PMI (February) Tuesday March 5 Finals: Intertek, John Laing, Direct Line, BBA Aviation Interim: Ashtead Economic announcement: Services PMI (February) Wednesday March 6 Finals: Legal & General, Michael Page, Aggreko, Just East Thursday March 7 Finals:...

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‘Breakthrough bursary’ scheme launched by Bristol’s SETsquared tech hub to widen diversity in sector

March 1, 2019
‘Breakthrough bursary’ scheme launched by Bristol’s SETsquared tech hub to widen diversity in sector

Bristol’s SETsquared technology accelerator has launched a bursary to help entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds access its world-beating business support. The scheme follows a SETsquared Bristol-funded research report last year that showed that while Bristol is a widely diverse city, there is a lack of black, Asian and minority ethnic...

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Bristol to get first multi-use office and retail building as work starts on high-profile city centre site

March 1, 2019

Construction work is under way on a major city centre regeneration scheme that will bring a new type of development to Bristol while also providing much-needed premium office space. The Assembly Bristol site on Temple Way has been vacant since 2008 when the former Clerical Medical HQ was demolished....

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Skaters urged by Bristol coffee roasting firm to get on board with Ethiopian charity

March 1, 2019
Skaters urged by Bristol coffee roasting firm to get on board with Ethiopian charity

Bristol firm Extract Coffee Roasters is appealing to local skaters to donate their spare boards to a charity that empowers young people in Ethiopia through skateboarding. St Werburghs-based Extract launched its ‘Kickflip Deck Amnesty’ today and aims to collect at least 100 boards to send to Ethiopia Skate, which...

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Build-to-rent model poised to help ease city’s housing crisis, seminar in Bristol to be told

March 1, 2019
Build-to-rent model poised to help ease city’s housing crisis, seminar in Bristol to be told

More than 2,000 build-to-rent apartments are set to be developed in Bristol over the next two years to help meet spiralling demand for housing in the city, according to property experts. This new model of housing is designed specifically for the rental market and is set to play a...

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Partnership opens up foreign exchange and funding products to SMEs

March 1, 2019

Bristol-based small business loans firm Alternative Business Funding (ABF) is giving clients greater access to international payment services and a wider range of business funding products after forming a partnership with currency broker TorFX. Under the agreement, TorFX customers will be introduced to ABF’s innovative designated referral platform Funder...

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Private client tax director takes up baton to fulfil dream of conducting symphony orchestra

March 1, 2019
Private client tax director takes up baton to fulfil dream of conducting symphony orchestra

A director in Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office has indulged his out-of-office passion at the city’s cathedral – when he conducted a full symphony orchestra. Tom Gauterin combines his day job in the office’s private client tax services team with being the founder and self-taught conductor of the Bristol Classical Players. Tom conducted Gustav Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’...

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