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A Guide to Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax (often referred to as CGT) is the tax applied to the profit you make when you sell an asset that has increased in value since purchasing it.

National interest focused on North East as My Property Box picks up two achievement...

The national property industry is buzzing at the anticipated economic boost to the Tees Valley and wider North East economy, says Ben Quaintrell of...

Property franchise business on track for further growth after £200m milestone

A fast-growing North West-based property franchise business is planning further expansion after completing £200m of property deals in its first four years.

Historic former Carlisle RBS branch to be sold at auction

The former Royal Bank of Scotland branch on Lowther Street in Carlisle is to go under the hammer at auctioneer Pugh’s online property sale...

Scott Bros invests £4m in developing England’s largest ‘urban quarry’

Scott Bros is investing more than £4m in the country’s largest ‘urban quarry’ – allowing it to convert more construction and excavation waste into...

Former Todmorden social centre to go under the hammer

The former Todwell social centre on Burnley Road in Todmorden town centre is to be put up for auction next week. The property, known as...

Droylsden police station goes up for auction

The former police station on Manchester Road Street in Droylesden has been put up for sale and is due to go under the hammer...

Beal-backed training kit is pitch perfect for Lincolnshire youngsters

Family-run Beal Homes is backing a Lincolnshire children’s football team, helping to inspire and motivate children through sport as well as supporting the local community.

Piece Hall in Sustainability Drive with Recycled Plastic

The iconic Piece Hall in Halifax recently commissioned 40, brightly coloured, picnic tables as part of their post-covid reopening plans. The tables are made...

More new homes coming to Lancashire following investment

A housebuilder has received a cash-injection to bring more new homes to Lancashire.

Apprentice brushes up her career prospects to land full time role

An apprentice painter and decorator at Beyond Housing has topped off her three-year placement by securing a full-time role. Ellie-May Jones began her level two...

The great walls of Scotswood!

The North East is famous for its walls – Hadrian’s is probably the best known but various town and city walls across the region...

Leeds SaaS firm supercharges £300m United Utilities project

United Utilities is expected to save £189,000 and 4,000 man-hours per year during the delivery of its 100km West Cumbria pipeline – after commissioning...

Gateshead business celebrates team expansion

Gateshead multi utility connections provider Aptus Utilities is celebrating its five-year anniversary as it announces team expansion. A team of 30 are based at the...

Barratt Homes welcomes interior design competition winner to Doncaster show home

A local housebuilder has welcomed a primary school girl to see her bedroom design brought to life at one of its recently-launched show homes...

Willerby hires over 30 apprentices as holiday homes boom opens up exciting opportunities

More than 30 young people are beginning exciting careers with holiday homes market leader Willerby following the biggest recruitment of apprentices in the company’s 75-year history.

Vicki Gets Set to Energise Local Network Growth Plans

Energy Assets Networks & Pipelines, a leader in final mile gas and electricity network adoption, ownership and management, has appointed Vicki Dunn as a new Business Development Manager covering the north of England and Scotland.

Beal takes Yorkshire’s best housebuilder title to continue award-winning run

Multi award-winning Beal Homes has been named as Yorkshire’s best housebuilder yet again.

Property industry award recognises prison regeneration partners

Regeneration partners Wykeland Group and Hambleton District Council have claimed a second major property industry award for the stunning transformation of the former Northallerton Prison.

Research Reveals Value Added by Solar Panels

The UK’s largest retailer and installer of solar panels, Project Solar UK, has undertaken research revealing the amount that investment in the energy systems boosts the value of homes

GMI Construction to strengthen supply chain links at City of Sunderland Business Festival

GMI Construction Group (GMI) is to highlight its commitment to the local supply chain during Sunderland’s first ever business festival. One of the largest independent...

Manchester International Festival announces its Factory Academy skills and training programme for 2021/22

Manchester International Festival (MIF) has announced its latest Factory Academy programme for the 2021/22 academic year, providing skills and training programmes for the creative...

Towngate completes extensive refurbishment and rebrand of Woodvale Office Park

Commercial lettings specialist and landlord Towngate PLC has completed the impressive refurbishment and rebrand of Woodvale Office Park in Brighouse. The estate — located close...

New Arlington Real Estate managing director to deliver DurhamGate vision

Arlington Real Estate has announced the promotion of Dean Cook to managing director enabling him to lead the next stage of delivery of the...

Barratt Homes contributes £1.8m to Chidswell with brand new development

Chidswell is set to receive an investment of over £1.8m thanks to a new housing development which is being created by five star home...

Investment plans for Bradford timber business after £1m acquisition by building supplies group

Commercial property estate agency Ernest Wilson has sold Bradford timber merchants Baildon Timber to the Myers Group, a Huddersfield-based building supplies business, for £1m. The...

Househunters reserve their dream homes at Beal’s new Beverley development

Eager househunters have become the first to reserve their dream homes in Beverley following the launch of Beal Homes’ latest development.

Macclesfield retirement community is sell-out success

Adlington Retirement Living’s award-winning retirement community in Macclesfield has sold all 62 luxury apartments. Situated on the banks of the Macclesfield Canal, The Bridges offers...

Middleton Enterprises part of ilke Homes £60m fundraise to scale-up its operations and plan...

Pioneer in delivering zero-carbon homes aims to lead the UK’s green homes revolution and help solve the country’s acute housing shortage New investors commit equity...

Yorkshire builder supports West Bradford Golf Club following first championship win in two decades

Local home builder, David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West is continuing to support the communities in which it builds with a sponsorship of the West...

Integra Buildings named Contractor of the Year at industry Oscars

Integra Buildings has been named Contractor of the Year at the Oscars of the UK’s offsite construction industry.

Local housebuilder supports the Washington Riding Centre with £1,000 donation

Local five star housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, is continuing to support charities and organisations in the areas in which it builds with its...

Gateshead employees hit the ground running at Great North Run to raise money for...

A group of dedicated employees from Barratt Developments North East came together to tackle the Great North Run half marathon to continue its support...

Bear Metals launches innovative new modular balustrade system

An innovative new modular aluminum balustrade system is set to launch in the UK designed for residential and commercial applications. Bear Metals Ltd has unveiled its wedge fit product which is stronger and lighter than traditional systems.

Housebuilder supports local communities with donation to support Beverley Minster’s secret garden

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, has donated £1,000 to an important organisation in Beverley which aims to create an accessible space for the...

Social Impact Construction & Property Management Turns 5 years Old and Celebrates With a...

Three Sixty, the profit-for-purpose, Stockport based construction and property management company is celebrating five years of trading this month. The company is publicly celebrating its...

SME developers say tick box lending is not working for them

"Given the dramatic changes in market conditions in the past 18 months, we started to see a significant shift in types of lending that were being sought, and we were keen to explore this with further research".

McGoff Group reveals plans for new development in Adel

The McGoff Group has acquired 2.9 acres of land in Adel, Yorkshire, with planning permission granted for a stunning new mixed use residential development....

Planning permission approved for additional industrial units at South Kirkby Enterprise Zone

Marshall CDP develop a further four speculative industrial units at South Kirby Enterprise Zone.

Wardley estate fully let after refurbishment programme

An established Manchester industrial estate is now fully let with headline rents at a new high following a successful refurbishment programme.

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