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Our target markets are Doncaster, Sheffield, Nottingham and Leeds, we intend to increase our presence within these areas before exploring others. Nevertheless, we know that the concept works and we expect to be able to expand into more areas in the future. If we are able to work out a possible venture with a new client which is out side of these areas then this can be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Britannia House is a conversion from a disused pub to a luxury HMO property.
Britannia House comprises three floors in the main building and a one storey building at the rear of the property.
There is also an eco-friendly state of the art bio-mass heating system which provides the central heating and hot water supply to the whole of the property.
Princegate House is situated in a prominent location in the heart of Doncaster town centre.
It is within minutes” walk to The Village at Waterdale, the Frenchgate Shopping Centre & Doncaster Market which is the biggest traditional market in the North. The Development is also close to the new Civic and Cultural Quarter, resulting in its residents benefitting from the significant regeneration that is continuing to take place in Doncaster.
Macmillan’s Coffee Morning event has been running since 1990 and has raised a total of £165.5million since inception. Last year, the event raised 29.5million alone to help provide vital services to cancer sufferers and their families.
The Exchange House project in central Wakefield is a mixed-use development comprising of four floors. The ground floor is made up of two retail units, one of which is let to a high profile sports retailer and the other to a well-known food retailer.
The three upper floors have been fully converted into 30 self-contained contemporary studio apartments. The windows have been replaced in the Empire brand, totally transforming the property into a vibrant modern redevelopment for an eager market.
York House is a mixed use development compromising four floors. The property was acquired a Joint Venture partnership after being sourced by Empire. Empire then arranged for the planning requirements under the permitted development rights & were then instructed to manage the build development.
The King Charles House project saw this town centre property transformed from its former office use into 62 self-contained apartments from the rental market. Upon completion, these top-quality living spaces were quickly let to private residents, many working at local businesses.
Built in the 1930s, Danum House is a landmark building set in the heart of Doncaster. Located opposite the bustling Frenchgate Shopping Centre it occupies a prime position at the junction between Duke Street and St Sepulchre Gate.
For residents, the scheme provides modern and luxurious town centre accommodation close to all local amenities. Doncaster railway station lies less than 200 metres distant, so it’s an affordable and ideal base for commuting.
For investors, Danum House offers a rare opportunity to acquire outstanding, highly marketable rental properties.
Globe Works Mill is located just 500m from Bolton town centre.
It stands on an island site demarcated by three roads: Lower Bridgeman Street, Bridgeman Place and Ash Street.
The mill was rebuilt in 1929 and served a variety of industrial purposes throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries. Now, it is the subject of a major conversion scheme that will see the creation of 124 ultra-modern, high specification residential apartments.
When it comes to history, Doncaster has lots to shout about and it’s good to see that moves are afoot to give its past a bright future. The council has approved a project to build a £15million complex housing the museum and art gallery, archives and library.
As Doncaster is set to benefit from the government’s new £15 million Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund, the town is extending its cultural offering to investors. The major renovation of historical landmark Danum House is among one of these inspirational projects aimed to boost the Northern Powerhouse.
Economically vibrant and at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, Leeds is a magnet for businesses, which partly explains why office take-up in the city is on track to reach 800,000 sq ft by the end of 2017, 94% above the 2016 total and the busiest year on record, according to Savills.
Springfield House dates back to 1961 and still retains some original features. This former Co-operative society building is set to offer 80 one and two-bed apartments over three floors.
The development is ideally situated in a leafy residential area only 0.6 miles from Barnsley Town Centre and 1 mile from Junction 37 of the M1.
A large town in South Yorkshire, Barnsley is situated between Leeds and Sheffield and is most well known for glass blowing and coal mines. After a period of economic downturn, Barnsley is now looking to the future and building on its status as a place of industry and an increasing interest in residential properties.
Situated on Bradshawgate, Bolton, Sun Alliance House was formerly used as office space. Empire has redeveloped and repurposed the property to create 81 self-contained apartments, while the ground floor has been retained as a commercial unit for added income.
Close to amenities and transport links, Sun Alliance House provides luxury residential space in a busy area suitable for local workers or commuters.
With Bolton undergoing a radical transformation in recent years, Sun Alliance House offers an excellent residential hub and a promising capital uplift.
Situated on Thornhill Street in the heart of Wakefield, Wilson House is to be redeveloped to welcome 4 luxury four-bed apartments offering central contemporary living.
With convenient access to the centre of Wakefield and in close vicinity to the popular ridings shopping centre and West Yorkshire History centre, this property is second to none.
Wilson house gives investors the chance to acquire quality property in an area with steadily rising property values. It’s close proximity to the A61 and A638 makes this development a highly attractive investment.
Halifax House is situated on the corner of Ferguson Street and Blackwall in the centre of Halifax town. Formerly used as offices for an insurance company, the property has been redeveloped to bring 65 one and two-bed apartments with parking to this prime location.
The whole property has been renovated to a high standard, creating contemporary living spaces that are ideal for commuters and those who work in the town centre itself.
Halifax House offers an ideal opportunity to acquire property in an area where housing is desperately in need.
Situated across from the landmark Cathedral Quarter leisure and office development, Newspaper House offers 66 contemporary flats with the added convenience of car parking.
As one of the first block of apartments in Blackburn, Newspaper House is proving to be a welcome addition to the town centre.
Built circa 1880, the Coachman served as a hotel until its eventual closure in 2015. The historic semi-detached 3 storey building still retains some of the original features.
Ideally located for residents, the property is situated at the entrance to Darlington Railway Station and a few minutes’ walk to the centre of town, making the property of particular interest to home-seekers and investors alike.
The intention is to create 39 one-bedroom apartments and studios in the Coachman Hotel building, with the interior fully repurposed and refurbished to a high standard to meet the demand for such properties in the area.
The plans see four existing buildings (Doncaster Central Library, Doncaster Archives in Balby, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, and the Library Services for Schools at Top Road, Barnby Dun) consolidated into one dynamic central hub that will inspire creativity, informal learning, and innovation.
The full route of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire has been unveiled, with the event hoping to build on the record-breaking 2018, which was attended by 2.6 million spectators and provided a £98m boost to the region’s economy.
Planning consent has been granted for a new multiplex cinema at the Frenchgate Shopping Centre in Doncaster. Work on the £8m scheme will begin later this year, ahead of a spring 2020 opening, and discussions are being held with two well-known cinema brands.
Michigan Central is being given a new life by the industry that created Detroit’s wealth. In 2018 the Ford Motor Company bought the building and began the huge task of refurbishing it as the centrepiece of a new campus, devoted to high-tech vehicles and the future of transportation.
To understand the turbulent world of the British high street, Sky News went to Doncaster in South Yorkshire, a town where one in five shops sit empty. But now, Doncaster has found a new industry to anchor its economy – online shopping.
The iconic Society House building was formerly occupied by West Bromwich Building Society, acting as their Headquarters. It is at the heart of a 1 billion pound regeneration programme for the area, 1 mile from Junction 1 of the M5.
The redevelopment of Society House on High Street has been welcomed by local councillors keen to meet the increased demand for housing due to rising numbers of people coming to the town.
The finished development will comprise of 105 one and two-bedroom apartments ready for an eager market.
Customs House, Chaucer Walk, is a former tax office that we are redeveloping to offer a wealth of stylish new residential apartments.
This property will also see over 40 parking spaces available to residents.
Conveniently situated in Furthergate Business Park, Chaucer Walk is intended to meet the demand for contemporary residential properties in the area.
Tivoli House, situated in the heart of Hull is set to make a very positive impact with the addition of more residential spaces.
The upper floors are to be converted into 58 residential flats, making it one of the most exciting property investment opportunities in the whole of the North of England.
A flood of new investment in the area brings with it a re-energised job market, making these properties an appealing attraction to the professional market and first-time buyers.
Our development project on Bridge Street in the heart of Leeds is set to offer stylish and practical living spaces to an area going through a major rejuvenation and a resurgence in interest. Situated in an area with excellent access to the centre, transport link and local businesses, the Bridge Street project will bring contemporary living spaces to an eager market.
Former office building Churchside is set in an exceptionally attractive city-centre location. Designed with luxury in mind, this prestigious development is hard to beat, with many attractions, events and a thriving retail sector close by.
For residents, Churchside offers an ideal base for getting around the city, with major local employers such as the University of Wolverhampton and the city council just a short walk away.
For investors, Churchside offers the opportunity to acquire properties in an area with considerable public and private sector investment and a credible prospect of steadily rising property values.
The North-South divide in house price growth saw property values climb more than three times as much in Yorkshire and Humber as in south-east England.
Proposals by Empire Property Concepts, who last year converted the old Lancashire Telegraph offices into apartments, to convert Customs House in Blackburn into 37 flats have been given the green light by Blackburn with Darwen Council planners.
That people would choose to live in a concrete tower block might strike some as bizarre. And yet at their inception they were hailed as an escape from the slum housing of post-war Britain.
Work has started on the development of a £38m distribution centre in Doncaster.
The Gateway4 project at Armthorpe, which was proposed by Hillwood and Trebor Developments, has been started on by contractors Readie Construction.
NEW views of the interiors of 150 “Manhattan-style” loft apartments in a former textile mill in Bolton have been revealed.
The first inside shots of a show apartment at the former Globe Works reveal stylish grey furnishings and decor in keeping with the developers” ‘modern, open-plan design’.
Timelapse footage has captured the transformation of London’s ExCeL centre into a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients.
The Nightingale Hospital is expected to be operational by the end of the week.
Five hundred beds are already in place and there is space for another 3,500.
The former HMRC building in Winckley Square is set to become a complex of 70 apartments.
Empire Property Concepts Ltd has submitted plans to Preston City Council to convert Charles House from offices to residential units.
Joseph Locke House is located in the heart of Barnsley Town Centre, within walking distance of Barnsley Train Station, Hospital and just a few minutes drive to the M1 Motorway.
The property will be transformed into 95 one-bedroom units, providing convenient living spaces with excellent access to the impressive business headquarters and industrial parks Barnsley has to offer.
Many people choose to relocate to Barnsley to kick start their careers, making these units perfect for the young professional and first-time buyers market.
Built to the very highest standards, Consort House is the prestigious new incarnation of a former office building. The impressive property comprises of five storeys built over their own private parking level, which are set to be some of the town’s most desirable living spaces.
Set on the picturesque Waterdale in central Doncaster, the property is located in one of the most business-focused districts of Doncaster. The development is surrounded by iconic buildings and business headquarters such as Doncaster Royal Infirmary, the Council Offices, the Central Library and County Courts. A great location for those with jobs in the area.
Planning consent has now been granted for the property to be converted into 70 stylish, modern single bedroom apartments in the Civic Quarter.
Rawdon House will be transformed into 66 exciting one and two-bed apartments.
Formerly used as luxury office spaces for impressive business headquarters, it is located in the town of Yeadon, within the metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds.
These exciting new residential units will meet the demand for modern living spaces, perfect for the professional market and first-time buyers.
Conveniently located just 8 miles to the north-west of Leeds and 6 miles to the north-east of Bradford, the A65 Leeds – Otley Road and A658 Harrogate – Bradford Road are in close proximity. Leeds Bradford Airport lies immediately to the east.
Built in 1989, Hulls’s Wilberforce Court was formerly used as luxury office spaces for established business headquarters. The four-storey office block is now being converted into the latest city centre living accommodation.
The building currently has an impressive 50,000 sq. ft. of space, which allows for 151 self-contained one-bedroom apartments. Future residents will have access to an inner courtyard with 49 parking spaces on-site and a cycle storage area.
The transformation of the property helps to meet the demand for much-needed living accommodation in the city centre and is likely to be popular amongst first time buyers and the professional market.
Linacre House is a prominent building situated on Stanley Road on the fringe of Bootle town centre. The transformation of the property will welcome 62 stylish one-bedroom apartments to the area.
Bootle’s active regeneration projects encourage more town central housing alongside a more diverse commercial and retail quarter. As a result, property prices have boomed in recent years, seeing it placed 12th on a list of property hotspots.
These initiatives have aided the development of Bootle’s new image and funds in the region of £600m are being invested by the public and private sectors to enhance employment opportunities. The living spaces at Linacre House are therefore likely to be extremely sought after by young professionals as they flood to the area.
St Stephen’s House is located right in the heart of Redditch Town Centre. The four-storey building formerly housed the local jobcentre and is well respected and recognised within the community.
The scheme is on track to welcome 84 modern one-bedroom and 14 two-bedroom flats to this central location.
Exciting features include 40 bicycle storage spaces and private parking for approximately 25 vehicles at the back of the building.
Boasting good transport links across the area, St Stephen’s House is an ideal property to be repurposed. Upon completion, the property will meet the demand for affordable, luxurious living spaces ideal for professionals and first-time buyers.
Charles House is a well-known building located in an exceptionally attractive city centre location. The prominent five-storey office building previously served as Prestons oldest tax office, having been occupied by HM Revenue & Customs for many years.
Boasting almost 40,000 square feet of space on Winckley Square, the property is being transformed to offer 70 plush one and two-bedroom apartments. Residents will also be able to make the most of the bike and bin storage area in the basement.
The transformation of Charles House works towards satisfying the hunger for high-end homes from first-time buyers and professionals as the drive to encourage city centre living continues.
Empire, the property development company which is undertaking the transformation of Globe Works mill into apartments, has secured planning permission for the historic building’s crowning glory – a two-storey roof extension which will house 26 apartments.
Builders who are carrying out work to create the town centre landmark on Waterdale have now carried out their lighting tests – showing for the first time how the frontage will look.
Planning permission has been granted for the £250m replacement of Crompton Place Shopping Centre with a mixed-use masterplan-led scheme.
The project is being brought forward by Bolton Regeneration Ltd, a partnership between Beijing Construction Engineering Group International (BCEGI) and regeneration specialist Midia Group.
Located just off Infirmary street, the Lock Street plot will be transformed to welcome a wealth of high-end apartments just outside of Sheffield city centre.
The site is truly rich in history, having formerly been occupied by William Ellis and Sons Iron Foundry between 1900 and 1919. We’re in the planning phase to rebuild the historic plot to welcome 61 luxury apartments to the area.
Since the site was a foundry, Sheffield has been through a strong economic revival, with the address now demonstrating high employment rates in health, education and manufacturing sectors.
These new homes are sure to be a welcome addition to an area in great need of central luxury living the first-time buyers and young professionals who are naturally attracted to the area.
The Treasury has said it will announce the location of a new northern headquarters within weeks as the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, prepares to set out plans in next Wednesday’s spending review for levelling up Britain’s lopsided economy.
In Copenhagen, Denmark lies Amager Bakke, a unique power plant. Not only is it the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy facility, it’s also home to a man-made mountain called CopenHill with its own ski slope, the world’s tallest climbing wall and challenging hiking trails up the building – where you’ll find the best views of Copenhagen.
Post-Covid recovery in the region’s two biggest cities will be driven by Manchester’s economic expansion over the past five years and buoyant build-to-rent sector, and Liverpool’s busy port and associated industries, as well as momentum in life sciences, Avison Young said.
The future of city-centre offices is in question, but converting them into homes is a tall order. Down at the end of Dublin’s Hanover Quay, beside the great sea locks of the Grand Canal, US developer Kennedy Wilson is building an office block behind the retained triple gables of an old warehouse.
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