About Amstone

Founded in 1989, Amstone has a proven track record of working with development partners, planners, communities and funders to achieve exceptional results. We have an enviable mix of market knowledge and experience.

We act as a ‘best in class developer’ delivering considered and efficiently designed schemes providing excellent homes for the occupiers, whilst also providing strong net investor returns. Amstone brings a track record in locating, unlocking and delivering BTR opportunities and have recently delivered one of the UK’s largest BTR schemes.

We have a reputation for delivering successful PRS (Private Rented Sector) developments. Our keen eye for emerging opportunities has led us into ambitious projects, focusing on mixed-use developments. In 1999, we completed our first retail scheme. Today, we have mixed-use, residential, retail and leisure schemes in progress, worth over £100 million.

Latest Industry News
  • BNP Paribas Real Estate has hired Stephen Shapiro as a senior director within the retail lease advisory team.

  • Scottish developer Chris Stewart Group has confirmed the loss of colleague Chris Vaughan, who passed away on 5 January aged 53 having suffered from cancer.

  • M7 Real Estate has seconded Roger Clarke to IPSX, the International Property Securities Exchange, following the index’s recognition from the Financial Conduct Authority,

  • Persimmon has revealed a 4% rise in revenue for the year to 31 December 2018, up to £3.47bn.

  • Savills is predicting Brexit and other global political uncertainties will result in a flat 2019 for the group.

  • Property companies on the FTSE 100 saw a strong start to the week with Landsec, Persimmon, Segro, Barratt Developments and British Land all among the top 20 performing listed companies over the day.

  • Watkin Jones has posted a leap in revenue and profit in its annual results with its new chief executive predicting further gains in the years ahead.

  • Doctors’ regulator the General Medical Council (GMC) is under offer to take 22,000 sq ft of Royal London’s 3 Hardman Square in Manchester, in a move from its existing office in 3 Hardman Street.

  • CapitaLand has announced plans to acquire Singaporean real estate group Ascendas-Singbridge in a $4bn (£3.11bn) deal that it claims will create “Asia’s largest property group”.

  • Colliers International has recruited industry veteran Robert Campkin to launch a new EMEA corporate capital solutions (CCS) team.

  • Specialist developer Apex Airspace has made two new senior appointments as it targets expansion in ”a significant year in the growth of airspace development”.

  • Debenhams is set to close up to 90 stores, nearly half of its total, as part of a plan to rescue the business.

  • Orchard Street has bought Trade City, a multi-let industrial estate in Reading for £15.7m, on behalf of St. James’s Place UK.

  • Deloitte has agreed to make McAleer and Rushe’s new Bedford Square development in Belfast its new Northern Irish headquarters having signed for 100,000 sq ft to consolidate its offices in the principality.

  • Regional REIT has secured Bristol’s largest letting in the out of town office market, signing up the Ministry of Defence to 32,000 sq ft of space at 800 Aztec West.

  • The Merseyside Pension Fund has agreed a £20m senior loan to support Marcus Worthington Group’s regeneration of the Grade-II listed North Western Halls from student accommodation into a 202-bed hotel.

  • SEGRO has secured a 10-year extended lease with Air Canada on its 87,400 sq ft freight handling facility at Heathrow Cargo Centre.

  • High street fashion retailer Quiz has issued a second profit warning in three months amid “challenging trading conditions”.

  • Balder has acquired 8 Fenchurch Place in the City of London for £75m to make its UK debut.

  • Office investment in the South East totalled £2.8bn in 2018, surpassing the 10-year average by 11%, according to new data from BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPPRE).

  • Kier Property, the property arm of Kier Group, has sold the Headrow Court office buildings in Leeds to Strathearn Glasgow.

  • Ei Group, the largest owner and operator of pubs in the UK, has sold a £348m portfolio comprising 370 properties to Tavern Propco.

  • The gap between target investor allocations to real estate and actual allocations has narrowed significantly, according to the latest INREV investment intentions survey.

  • Wrenbridge Sport and L&G have signed up Hollywood Bowl Group to take 46,438 sq ft at York Stadium Leisure Complex.

  • New fund will partner with affordable housing providers including Step Forward.

  • The Gazeley shed is one of the biggest to be built speculatively in the past 10 years.

  • Specialist industrial fund manager Clipstone has refocused its business solely on the London and South East industrial sector after selling its distribution warehouse portfolio just before Christmas.

  • Two thirds of Property Week readers expect commercial property values to fall by more than 5% this year if no Brexit deal is agreed and a third expect values to fall by more than 10%.

  • The amount of money spent by local authorities on commercial properties outside their jurisdictions increased by 125% last year, Property Week can reveal.

  • Palmer Capital has acquired a Sainsbury’s-anchored retail park in Wakefield for £37.5m from Aberdeen Standard, reflecting a yield of 6.3%.