Revealed: UK cities Manchester and Liverpool top property investment picks for GCC investors
Manchester and Liverpool are the new top picks for property investments in the UK for investors from the GCC region, with their celebrity status for being home to some of the iconic football teams acting as a major draw, industry experts said. Presence of some of the renowned universities, their family-friendly environments, and…
Abandoned ‘cursed’ cottage transformed into luxury five-bedroom home
The cottage, which is on the edge of the Priory Woods in South Liverpool, was left in a dilapidated state, with its front gates chained shut and its doors and windows boarded up. An abandoned cottage rumoured to be cursed has been transformed into a luxury five-bedroom home. The cottage, which is on…
Royal Liver Building: Liverpool ‘icon’ goes on sale for £90m
The “most recognisable office building in the North of England” has been put up for sale with a price tag of £90m, five years after it was sold for £48m. Liverpool’s Grade I-listed Royal Liver Building was bought by Luxembourg-based Corestate Capital Holding in 2017. The building is home to several firms, including…
Everton hits stadium milestone as team settles with LCC
Contractor Laing O’Rourke has installed the first steelwork column at the Bramley-Moore Dock site. Meanwhile, Everton Football Club has agreed to pay Liverpool City Council £502,000. The money was for fees incurred by the council while it explored funding the stadium development. It did not represent the entire £841,000 that the council spent,…
Agreement for the sale of Johnsons site
Vendor Ascot Group has exchanged contracts with housing group Sovini for a five-acre Bootle site, formerly the European headquarters of the dry cleaning group. Read the full article here.
Kinrise acquires the former Martins Bank building in Liverpool
The historic former Martins Bank HQ in Liverpool city centre has been acquired by a hybrid workspace provider. Read the full article here.
21 huge commercial property deals in the North West
There have been some enormous commercial property deals across the North West in recent weeks – involving household UK and worldwide business giants. Read the full article here.
Liverpool adds weight to landlord licence debate
The city council hopes to launch a new licensing scheme after the Government decided not to renew the previous initiative and has published a report it says provides “irrefutable proof” of the current scheme’s success. Liverpool City Council’s cabinet member for housing and deputy mayor of the city, Cllr Lynnie Hinnigan, said: “Evidence…