NATIONAL SECURITY AND LIGHTING FIRM EXPANDS INTO DERBY

Salloway Property Consultants are pleased to announce the letting of Unit 11 Dunstall Park to national lighting and security providers, QVIS who have taken occupation of the 4,500sq.ft. unit on a new 10-year lease as part of their planned UK wide expansion. Matthew Holliday, UK Project Manager, QVIS commented ‘We are delighted to be opening our 6th Technology Showroom in the fantastic City of Derby. Our wide range of Security, IOT and Smart-Home products include Worldwide Brands such as Dahua, AJAX, TP Link, Viper and Cortex and many more.   This continues our rapid growth and we hope to open […]
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SHOW HOME, SWEET SHOW HOME: DEVELOPER OPENS DOORS TO BUYERS IN LONGRIDGE

Leading Lancashire housebuilder David Wilson Homes has unlocked the doors to its brand-new show homes in Longridge. Now available to view by appointment, the Archford and Hertford style show homes at the housebuilder’s Inglewhite Meadow development have been dressed by expert interior designers to showcase what the properties could look like when occupied. Using the latest design trends, the properties are fully furnished to not only give their viewers some inspiration for their own homes, but allow them to view the quality of design up close. Located on Inglewhite Road, the community will bring 123 new homes to the area […]
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Digital Space’s CEO named in UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021

Following a significant year of success, Neil Muller, the CEO for Digital Space has been named in The LDC’s Top 50 Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021. The Top 50, which is supported by The Times, recognises and celebrates the top inspiring business leaders behind some of the UK’s most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms. Now in its fourth year, the 2021 programme received a record-breaking 600 nominations from across every corner of the UK and a diverse range of sectors. Neil Muller surpassed the 600 nominations to be awarded a spot in the Top 50 after judges acknowledged his significant […]
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How SDL Property Auctions is leading a property market revolution to normalise auctions

Property buying and selling has been carried out in this country in much the same way for generations and Andrew Parker, Managing Director and Auctioneer at SDL Property Auctions, believes it’s time for change. Through a new partnership with Rightmove he believes his company will be helping to revolutionise the property market by normalising auction sales.  Buying and selling a property by private treaty can be a long and frustrating journey, with the potential for both financial and emotional distress. At SDL Property Auctions we believe there is a better way and that many sellers would benefit from the speed […]
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BRISTOL STREET MOTORS DERBY CITROEN ADOPTS SIGN LANGUAGE SERVICE

Bristol Street Motors Derby Citroen is improving its inclusivity with an innovative service for hearing-impaired customers. The dealership, on Stores Road has partnered with online interpreting service SignLive to install video equipment, allowing customers to interact with staff using British Sign Language. SignLive directly links those who need to use sign language to an interpreter by video on a tablet or computer. They in turn translate and tell the sales or service team what the customer is saying, and vice-versa. There are approximately 11 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, and more than 150,000 British […]
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Network Space bolsters investment team to deliver further growth

Leading commercial real estate investor and developer Network Space has appointed Tom Dawson as Investment Director, strengthening its investment proposition regionally. Tom has moved client-side following six years within Knight Frank’s capital markets’ team where he focused on the acquisition and disposal of business space investments across the North. Working alongside Martin Mellor, Managing Director of Network Space Investments, Tom joins with a mandate to grow the existing Network Space industrial portfolio in an extremely active and competitive market. Its acquisition strategy is focused on value-add industrial property (up to £15 million), targeting well-located, single and multi-let assets across the […]
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MULTI-MILLION POUND DEVELOPMENT COMPLETES AT VESUVIUS WORKSOP

The largest speculative development of this scale and quality in Worksop has completed, delivering 46,000 sq ft of industrial and retail space at Vesuvius. Property development and investment company, CEG, appointed Harris CM to deliver the multi-million pound scheme. Providing three flexible food and beverage units and 16 light industrial units ranging from 1,200 to 5,000 sq ft, subsequent phases will offer larger employment units including speculative as well as pre-let, design and build development. The first pre-let was secured to Burger King which opened August, a further nine units have now completed with additional  strong interest in the site […]
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Maven raises £12.7 million for new residential property project

Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), a leading UK property and private equity manager, has agreed a joint venture (“JV”) with Taggart Homes, the award winning housebuilder, to develop 150 new-build family homes in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. The transaction includes a £3.9 million equity fundraise from Maven’s co-investor syndicate, Maven Investor Partners, alongside a £8.8 million debt facility from Paragon Development Finance. The Mansfield development represents Maven’s second residential JV project in recent months following the announcement of its partnership with Calmont Homes to build 61 homes at Oak Meadows in the village of Middleton St George, near Darlington. The 15 acre site […]
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Digital Space invests in new supply chain service Tech Space

As part of continued investment in bolstering its customer service offering, Digital Space, a leading managed services provider, has today unveiled its new supply chain service, Tech Space. Tech Space is expected to transform how current and new customers of Digital Space purchases IT equipment through the managed services provider. Managing the customer’s end-to-end requirements from sustainably disposing and recycling old legacy hardware to delivering new IT equipment straight to the customer’s front door. At a time when technology is at the core of any organisation, the new service will enable customers to get hold of IT and hardware in […]
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Young Nottingham businesswoman builds on recent success to reach finals of national awards

The Practical Planning Company Director shortlisted in National Business Women’s Awards 2021 The owner of a Nottingham-based architectural firm has been shortlisted for Young Business Woman of the Year at this year’s National Business Women’s Awards. Jodie Heginbotham, from Sandiacre, is a founding director at The Practical Planning Company, which specialises in providing homeowners with the whole design and planning package for home extensions and other home improvement projects. Recognised for demonstrating significant leadership potential and for making a distinctive contribution in her field, Jodie will find out if she’s a winner at a celebratory awards ceremony held in London […]
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Clarke Willmott's Birmingham office named in Legal 500 guide

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has been recognised as a Top Tier firm in the latest Legal 500 guide which ranks the UK’s top lawyers and organisations. Clarke Willmott received prestigious Top Tier rankings for 10 of its specialist practice areas, up one from last year’s results. The Birmingham office of the firm is ranked in: corporate & commercial; commercial litigation; insolvency & corporate recovery; family; personal Tax, trusts & probate; commercial Property and had new rankings in construction, and personal injury. This year also saw several individuals from the Birmingham office appearing on the guide’s list of outstanding […]
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Russell Scanlan Appoints New Senior Executive

Independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan has appointed a new senior executive to the team to help manage the growth that this 140 year old business is experiencing  – as covid regulations continue to ease and old and new clients return in some numbers for Russell Scanlan’s specialist advice and services. Noel Marriott who has moved from Mansfield based AIPS, will be joining the team in a significant role for the business: “I have in fact an existing connection to Russell Scanlan. Director, Simon Winiarski was my mentor back in the very early days of my career at a previous insurance […]
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Planning consent granted for new 3,500 capacity performance venue for Derby

Derby’s ambition to get a new entertainment and events venue has moved a step closer after detailed planning consent was granted by Derby City Council. At a meeting of the Derby City Council planning committee held last night, councillors voted in favour of plans for the 3,500 capacity performance venue which will be located on the site of the former Pennine Hotel, Pink Coconut nightclub and Laurie House offices, subject to a change to a condition. The plans were submitted by Leeds-based developers St James Securities, who are delivering the wider £200 million Becketwell regeneration scheme. The performance venue, which […]
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HIGHER LTV MORTGAGES FOR NEW BUILDS HELP OPEN DOORS TO A NEW HOME IN NORTHAMPTON

Higher loan-to-value lending for new build homes is back, making it the perfect time to look at making a move with Martin Grant Homes, which has just launched a range of two-bedroom properties at its Buckton Fields development in Boughton, just outside of Northampton. Now that the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme is only available if all the buyers of a property have never owned any kind of a home before, there is increasing demand for higher loan-to-value mortgages on new homes from those who don’t qualify for Government help. Fortunately, this month major lenders Lloyds Bank and Halifax […]
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Eden Appoints New Director to Lead on Development

Eden Public Relations has announced the promotion of Senior Consultant, Emily Winsor Russell, to Director of the business. The specialist public relations and marketing communications agency, which celebrates 21 years in business this year, has continued to extend its extensive media relations services alongside an established digital and social marketing offer. Emily Winsor-Russell, who has been with the creative services business for over five years and also leads the new business development team, stepped into the Directorship alongside Joint Managing Directors Kathryn Greenwood and Isabel Jones. She will continue in her role as client Consultant and Business Development Director. The […]
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Regional Jobs Firm Unveils Comprehensive Candidate & Client Hub

Peterborough-Based Hales Jobs have developed an innovative candidate and client hub covering everything from market data to HR support Regional jobs firm Hales Group have recently unveiled an innovative and comprehensive candidate hub, which has been designed to offer a considerable range of support material to aid jobs searches and offer assistance to employers. Hales Group is one of the largest independent recruitment firms in East Anglia, and with the development of the Hales Hub, they hope to further their commitment to their candidates and clients by providing them with the latest information about the market, including detailed insights and […]
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New partner for Clarke Willmott's Birmingham office

A new partner has joined the Birmingham office of national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP. Kim Klahn joins the corporate and commercial team and will advise on a broad range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, private equity transactions, family investment companies and general company law and corporate governance issues. Joining from Lodders Solicitors LLP where she was partner and head of the company’s corporate and commercial department, Kim brings with her experience across a range of sectors, with particular expertise in the sale and purchase of care homes. She said: “I am delighted to […]
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Quick Self Storage Holdings Ltd acquires Dainton's Darlington site and operations

Rapidly expanding, Midlands-based self-storage company, Quick Self Storage Holdings Ltd, has acquired the Darlington site and operations of Dainton Group Services Ltd, a well-established operator with 17 self-storage sites across the South-West and North-East. The innovative, 100% digitally-led Quick Self Storage appointed PKF Smith Cooper to assist with identifying and unlocking potential acquisition targets amidst a company-wide push to embark on a series of acquisitions that focus on already established storage operations. The firm’s acquisition strategy will be complemented by the addition of greenfield self-storage sites, located within the Midlands. Prior to beginning the acquisition process, Quick Self Storage had […]
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Hilltop Credit Partners completes £18.3 million loan for development of 86 residential units in New Waltham, Lincolnshire

– Funds advised by Hilltop Credit Partners Limited (“Hilltop”) have provided a development finance facility of £18.3m to Yeung Property Group (YPG) – Funds will be used to refinance existing loans and to develop 86 houses and 18 flats on a greenfield site in New Waltham, 2 miles outside of Grimsby, Lincolnshire – The Grimsby/Cleethorpes housing market remains comparably affordable on a national level and has seen residential sales periods speed up by c.300% since the end of June 2020 – To date Hilltop has provided approximately £90m in lending commitments to SME developers to fund the construction of 382 […]
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Becketwell Regeneration Project Wins Regional Award

Developers St James Securities have won their first award for the £200m Becketwell scheme in Derby. The Leeds-based company, along with its advisers Allsop and Rigby & Co, scooped the coveted Deal of the Year award for phase one of the scheme at this year’s East Midlands Property Dinner (EMPD) Awards, which took place at the De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre. Phase one includes the construction of Derby’s first purpose-built build to rent (BTR) apartments on the site of the former Debenhams store on Victoria Street, which will be funded, acquired and operated by Grainger plc, market leader in […]
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