- About Us
- Contact Us
- BM Events Diary
CityFibre has completed the acquisition of all the metropolitan local-access duct and fibre network assets of leading IT managed services provider Redcentric. The network assets total at least 137km and include the metro networks in Portsmouth and Southampton.
Seven out of the 10 projects shortlisted for the Building Awards’ Sustainability Project of the Year category having achieved BREEAM certification, highlighting the importance of this internationally-recognised measure of sustainability for buildings and communities.
Network Rail engineers have finished laying new sections of track to connect Oxford city centre with London Marylebone, ahead of Chiltern Railways running services on the new line from December.
Nine of the South East’s most talented young property professionals are in the running for nationwide recognition after making it on to the shortlist for the 2016 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
Alan Vallance has been appointed chief executive of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) following a competitive recruitment process.
The Burghfield Common branch of Davis Tate has appointed Craig Butt as branch manager for the office. Living in nearby Basingstoke, Butt has worked in the industry for over 20 years.
McKay Securities plc has pre-let the first floor of Building 5 (4,231 sq ft) at the Switchback Office Park, Maidenhead, to Colemans Solicitors LLP on a 10-year lease which will begin when refurbishment is complete.
Game Digital has sold its Basingstoke head office and distribution centre for £13.5 million under a sale and leaseback agreement with Portsmouth Estates Developments. The video games retailer has now signed an initial 17-year lease term, with a tenant-only break clause after 12 years and an annual rent of £1.06m.
AEW UK, the international investment management firm, has bought Larkland House, a care home near Ascot, for £6.66 million. The home will be linked to its recently-launched Real Return Fund, a new strategy which seeks to align the real benefits of property with the liabilities of pension funds.
The Henley-on-Thames branch of investment management firm Redmayne-Bentley, which is due to celebrate its 25th anniversary in the region next year, has welcomed two new investment managers, James Carr, the former branch manager of Charles Stanley’s Reading office, and his long-time colleague Lizzie Heaver. These appointments increase the office’s head count to eight.
Patron Capital, the pan-European institutional investor focused on property-backed investments, and APAM have completed four lettings totalling 25,000 sq ft at Arlington Business Park, Reading, following the acquisition of the park last year from Goodman and Legal & General.
Bidwells is to project manage phase one of developments at Oxford University’s Iffley Road sports centre, at whose track Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile in 1954. This phase includes the construction of the new Acer Nethercott Sports Hall which has been designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects, a practice with a longstanding track record in the […]
Business in Hampshire will survive and prosper whatever the outcome of the UK’s Brexit negotiations. That’s the message a high-flying company executive will give to hundreds of the county’s business leaders at a special conference this autumn.
Sunseeker International, the Poole-based luxury motor-yacht manufacturer, is celebrating a triumphant start to the boat show season following the successful Cannes Yachting Festival and Southampton Boat Show, which porduced £70 million of confirmed retail orders (excluding tax), and an expected £25m of additional orders to be agreed shortly.
Reduced opening hours at civic amenity sites are prompting more people to dump their rubbish in the countryside, but with a steep increase in tipping charges, it is farmers picking up the bill.
A recent report by Newbury-based M&A advisers BCMS shows that despite fears of a Brexit-driven slowdown the second quarter of 2016 has seen the greatest number of acquisitions of UK-based software companies ever. This is in line with the fact that the global technology sector as a whole has defied any signs of an economic slowdown.
Adam Jacobs, owner of Jacobs the Jewellers, has been appointed as the new chair of Reading UK CIC, the economic development and marketing body for the town. He will take over the role from Steve Belam, former general manager of The Oracle Centre.
The annual Future South conference and expo, taking place this year on November 4 at Winchester Guildhall, will showcase how recipients of £36.5 million in green-growth grants, loans and other much-needed funding are moving ahead with their expansion plans, and on how the investments channelled through Future South have made possible the creation of 220 jobs at […]
A fifth (20%) of UK property decision-makers expect to increase, rather than decrease (7%) the amount of office space they own or rent in the South East over the next five years – significantly ahead of London and the rest of the country – according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Annual Occupier Survey, […]
Last week Blandy & Blandy LLP welcomed delegates from 20 countries (including all over Europe, Mexico, Singapore and South Africa) to an international conference in Reading and Brexit was unsurprisingly a dominant theme.