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Cruise Liner Terminal Hotel Secures Consent

08/10/19 Contractor Wates is to start work in early 2020 on the 200-bedroom hotel after winning consent from Liverpool City Council’s planning committee. The four-star hotel, which does not yet have an operator, will support the city’s new cruise liner terminal at Princes Dock, currently being built by contractor McLaughlin & Harvey. Brock Carmichael has […]

PEEL HOLDINGS – MAJOR INVESTMENT DEAL FOR LIVERPOOL2 CONTAINER TERMINAL

07/10/19   Peel Ports have today announced a new joint venture agreement with Swiss shipping line MSC’s Terminal Investment Limited (TiL) to develop Liverpool’s container facility. Peel Ports has already invested 400 million pounds in the Liverpool2 initiative, creating a deep-water container terminal that can receive bigger ships with the aim of boosting transatlantic trade. […]

PLANS FOR WORLD-CLASS KINGS DOCK ATTRACTION SET TO MOVE FORWARD

Plans to create a world-class attraction at Liverpool’s Kings Dock look set to take a step forward with the completion of a £1 deal. In January 2013, the city council’s Cabinet considered and approved a report on a masterplan and planning brief for the area, commissioned by Homes England. Four years later, proposals for the […]

Plans Approved For Landmark Liverpool Cruise Terminal

02/09/19 Plans for the new Liverpool Cruise Terminal – which is expected to create a number of jobs – have been approved. The facility will be situated within Peel L&P’s £5bn Liverpool Waters scheme and constructed at the site of the Princes Jetty site. It has been designed to allow for some of the world’s […]

Investment in U.K. Residential Property Up 150% Despite Brexit

30/07/19 The uncertainties of Britain’s departure from the European Union hasn’t stopped investors from backing the U.K.’s residential sector. Total investment volumes in the U.K.’s multifamily sector rose by more than 150% to 6.8 billion euros ($7.6 billion) in 2018, according to a report by broker JLL. London helped lead the charge, with investment volume […]

Baltic Triangle Train Station Moves One Step Closer

18/07/19 Fantastic news for the Baltic Triangle area as the proposed St James train station re-development moves one step closer. The Liverpool City Region have published their Combined Authority Transport Plan (CATP) which details a range of potential projects to improve the infrastructure and to meet the challenges and priorities for the city region over […]

Liverpool City Region’s Booming Visitor Economy Now Close To £5bn

15/07/19 Liverpool city region welcomed 67.3m visitors in 2018 – a 5% increase on 2017 – with Liverpool alone seeing 38m visitors thanks to events such as the Giants. Events such as the the return of the Giants and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition have helped push Liverpool city region’s visitor economy close to the £5bn mark. […]

Rental Yields Hit Two Year High

12/07/19 Rental yields have increased to their highest level for two years, according to the latest edition of Kent Reliance for Intermediaries’ Buy to let Britain report. The average yield now stands at 4.5%, which is the highest rate since the first quarter of 2017. In London, yields in the capital have reached 4.1%, which […]

Sharp Rents Predicted In Second Quarter 

10/07/19 The average UK rent rose from £757 to £771 during the second quarter of 2019 – that’s 1.7 per cent, according to the latest edition of The Deposit Protection Service Rent Index. It says the increase between April and June is the first significant uplift in rents since the average monthly UK rental price began […]

New Liverpool City Centre District Could See The Creation of 7,000 New Jobs

01/07/19   Liverpool City Council is to launch a public consultation on an area it is calling ‘Upper Central’ which will create a new gateway linking the retail district with the £2bn Knowledge Quarter. Tony McDonough reports – https://lbndaily.co.uk/new-liverpool-city-centre-district-see-creation-7000-new-jobs/ A new masterplan to link Liverpool’s main city centre retail area with the emerging £2bn Knowledge Quarter […]


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