Month: February 2014

Sheffield set for £42m regeneration development

Sheffield set for £42m regeneration development

A £42 million complex featuring homes, shops and offices is set to completely transform Sheffield’s old industrial heartland Summary £42m development at Brownfield site in north Sheffield 15-acre site at Fox Valley to include homes, shops and office space 900 jobs to be created according to developers Part of Sheffield’s old industrial heartland is to… Read more »

CML: Number of mortgage repossessions reaches six-year low

The number of mortgages ending in repossession reached a six-year low in 2013, with less than 29,000 households seeing such a fate. The number of mortgages ending in repossession was lower in 2013 than in any year since 2007, according to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). With 28,900 repossessions last year, it… Read more »

Dubai’s Madinat Arena to host new consumer property show next weekend

Dubai’s Madinat Arena to host new consumer property show next weekend

Dubai’s new consumer property show, Next Move live, will make its debut at Madinat Arena next weekend. Summary New consumer property show will take place in Dubai next weekend (February 20th-22nd 2014) Event will showcase thousands of properties to choose from Aims to encourage investment in the UAE and abroad Making its debut next weekend,… Read more »

North-South rental cost divide almost twice as wide than in 2008

It is now 69% more expensive to rent a home in the south of England than the north, marking an almost two-fold rise since 2008. The north-south divide has always been apparent, but a new index has shed light on just how big the gap is when it comes to the UK’s property market. Data… Read more »

Etihad Airways wins prestigious Airline Industry Achievement award

Etihad Airways wins prestigious Airline Industry Achievement award

UAE-based Etihad Airways was presented with the Airline Market Leadership Award on Monday evening, recognising the company’s continued success in 2013. Summary Etihad Airways received the coveted Airline Market Leadership Award The airline was presented with the award at the 40th Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards Dubai International Airport recorded 15% rise in annual passenger… Read more »

Sheffield City Region gearing up to showcase investment opportunities at MIPIM

Sheffield City Region’s business-led delegation will showcase key investment opportunities at the esteemed MIPIM event in Cannes next month. Summary Sheffield City Region will showcase key opportunities to the global investment community at MIPIM next month MIPIM event takes place between March 11th and 13th 2014 in Cannes, France Keen to highlight the competitive advantages… Read more »

Work on £91m Bristol Arena poised to begin

Work on the £91m Bristol Arena development could begin in weeks following a funding solution. A funding solution for a £91m arena development in Bristol has been reached, meaning building could begin within weeks. Bristol is the largest city in the country without a large arena-style venue but a £53m finance deal with the West… Read more »

Buy-to-let Britain: Third of landlords to expand rental portfolios in 2014

Buy-to-let Britain: Third of landlords to expand rental portfolios in 2014

A third of landlords are planning to capitalise on the UK’s flourishing buy-to-let market by expanding their rental portfolios over the next 12 months. Summary A third of landlords are looking at expanding their rental portfolios in the next 12 months More people renting than ever and tenant arrears at a three-year low Overall market… Read more »