Property

Housing, offices and leisure included in major redevelopment plan for The Galleries

July 1, 2022
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Housing, offices and leisure included in major redevelopment plan for The Galleries

Bristol’s Galleries retail mall could be transformed into a major mixed-use development with housing, restaurants and public open spaces as well as shops under plans drawn up by city-based developer Deeley Freed. The firm, which is working with The Galleries owner, property management firm LaSalle Investment Management, on the...

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Most firms forced to raise prices as they struggle with ‘uncharted territory’ of soaring inflation

July 1, 2022
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Most firms forced to raise prices as they struggle with ‘uncharted territory’ of soaring inflation

Spiralling inflation has become the biggest issue for firms in Bristol and across the South West, with nearly 70% saying they are worried about its impact on their business, according to a new survey. Big rises in labour costs and utility bills – which have helped take inflation to...

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Temple Bright expands schools construction niche with top independent school appointments

June 30, 2022
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Temple Bright expands schools construction niche with top independent school appointments

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright is advising two prestigious independent schools on substantial construction works as it continues to develop its education sector offering. Construction partner Julia Davenport-Cooper acted for Sevenoaks School, Kent, pictured, on a £10.5m contract to build a new boarding house, together with appointments of...

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Property firms kick professional rivalry into touch as they team up for charity rugby tournament

June 30, 2022
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Property firms kick professional rivalry into touch as they team up for charity rugby tournament

Competition between some of the top firms in Bristol’s property industry was played out on the pitch in a hotly contested touch rugby tournament that raised £3,000 for charity. More than 150 players from 15 firms took part in the Paramount Property Tag Rugby Tournament, with the funds raised...

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Electric cargo bike-driven heating maintenance firm powers ahead with first customers

June 29, 2022
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Electric cargo bike-driven heating maintenance firm powers ahead with first customers

Eco-minded businesses are beginning to sign up for Bristol’s recently launched carbon-friendly gas and heating maintenance service. The team of engineers at Nippychecks, which started in May, use electric cargo bikes to visit properties across the city to maintain boilers, central heating and electrical systems and appliances.  The innovative...

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Bristol Innovations project aims to boost business by harnessing university’s research prowess

June 24, 2022
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Bristol Innovations project aims to boost business by harnessing university’s research prowess

The University of Bristol is to combine its far-reaching research expertise with the industry know-how of major global partners under a new project launched today which will also be the first to open on its new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus. Called Bristol Innovations, it will be a virtual network...

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Bristol firms urged to sign up to gift card scheme aimed at boosting spending in the city centre

June 24, 2022
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Bristol firms urged to sign up to gift card scheme aimed at boosting spending in the city centre

Bristol’s three business improvement districts (BIDs) are encouraging city centre businesses to sign up to a new gift card initiative designed to strengthen the area’s post-pandemic recovery. Bristol City Centre, Redcliffe & Temple and Broadmead BIDs are co-ordinating the launch of the Love Bristol Gift Card, with all sizes...

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Bristol Airport lands international ‘eco-innovation’ award for near-zero carbon scheme with easyJet

June 24, 2022
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Bristol Airport lands international ‘eco-innovation’ award for near-zero carbon scheme with easyJet

An environmental initiative between Bristol Airport and easyJet that slashed emissions from equipment used to get passengers and baggage onto aircraft has won an international award. The trial – believed to be the first of its kind – reduced emissions to almost zero by using electric ground vehicles instead...

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Coveted award flags up vibrancy and safety of Bristol’s night-time economy

June 24, 2022
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Coveted award flags up vibrancy and safety of Bristol’s night-time economy

Bristol’s vibrant and diverse night-time economy has received a coveted Purple Flag award for the 12th year in a row. The international accreditation, which is similar to the Blue Flag for beaches, is awarded to cities that surpass excellence in managing their evening and night-time economies.  It aims to...

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Evelyn Partners’ Bristol office to stage seminar on business exit planning

June 24, 2022
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Evelyn Partners’ Bristol office to stage seminar on business exit planning

The founder of one of the UK’s largest quarrying groups will be the keynote speaker at an event for Bristol business owners considering an exit. The seminar, staged by wealth management and professional services group Evelyn Partners’ office in the city, will hear from Nicholas Johnston, who sold the...

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Former RAF officer and business transformation expert joins fast-growing Huboo as chief of staff

June 22, 2022
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Former RAF officer and business transformation expert joins fast-growing Huboo as chief of staff

Huboo, the Bristol firm that has become one of Europe’s fastest-growing fulfilment technology providers, has appointed Gordon Bruce as its new chief of staff as it continues to develop strategic plans for significant global expansion. Having already taken its pioneering business model to the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, the...

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Bristol Zoo site will include large public spaces as well as 200 new homes, according to its owners

June 17, 2022
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Bristol Zoo site will include large public spaces as well as 200 new homes, according to its owners

The organisation that owns Bristol Zoo Gardens has pledged that a large part of the site will remain open to the public and its historic features retained when it is redeveloped as housing. Bristol Zoological Society, which caused controversary when it announced the zoo’s closure in November 2020, plans...

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Scheme to lure international visitors back to Bristol launched to global travel industry

June 17, 2022
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Scheme to lure international visitors back to Bristol launched to global travel industry

A new service to boost domestic and international travel trade business in Bristol and the West of England has been launched as the city’s visitor economy continues to recover from the impact of the pandemic. The team at Visit West, the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) that runs Visit Bristol, identified...

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