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
  • A former Ministry of Defence medical rehabilitation site near Leatherhead is being put up for sale by the Trustees of the Headley Court Charity.

  • CBRE has announced the appointment of James Beckham as executive director and head of London investment properties.

  • Shares in Kingfisher were up 5.6% on Wednesday after its first-half profit beat forecasts.

  • Last week, Allsop Residential had its best September auction ever, helped by the sale of a number of offices with permission for conversion into apartments under permitted development rights (PDR).

  • Barnard Marcus raised £24.6m at its 11 September auction, helped by a large NHS sale. The auctioneer sold 163 lots from a catalogue of 239 - reflecting a 69% success rate.

  • Nordic-Baltic banking giant Swedbank has taken a ten-year lease at Fabege’s Sundbyberg complex to leave the office part fully let.

  • A new tenant is being sought for The Old Sessions House – a former courthouse in Clerkenwell which has been redeveloped into a ‘unique headquarters building or a members’ club concept’.

  • New Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable has called on the Government to allow local councils to borrow to build.

  • One Cathedral Square, the only grade A office building to be delivered in Bristol this year, has been launched to market.

  • Commercial Property Partners (CPP) has signed two new tenants for a speculative developed warehouse unit at First Point Business Park on Watervole Way in Doncaster.

  • CBRE has appointed Matthew Hallett as a senior consultant within its EMEA Retail Analytics business.

  • The joint venture of Peakside Capital and Madison International Realty has completed the acquisition of a leasehold interest in Frankfurt Airport Center I from UBS Real Estate.

  • Airbnb management company Hostmaker has hired former Chestertons head of corporate services, Bradley Bartlett, as its new head of corporate lets.

  • Logistics developer db symmetry has acquired a 50-acre site in Biggleswade capable of delivering more than 1m sq ft of logistics space and creating around 1,250 jobs.

  • Shares in Sainsbury’s were up 2.57% as a survey by Kantar Worldpanel revealed the wet weather in August did little to dampen supermarket sales over the summer.

  • Tritax, the property investment fund management house, has appointed Charlie Withers as development director, and Nick Preston as director of fund development.

  • Yarlington Housing Group, the south west of England affordable housebuilder, has issued a £120m 40-year bond.

  • CBRE Global Investors has announced plans for an £8m refurbishment and redevelopment of its Angel Central shopping centre in Islington. 

  • Real estate investment firm Amro Real Estate Partners has appointed Jai Patel as investment director.

  • Derby’s city centre regeneration has taken a major step forward as two developments have been given the green light.

  • Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced that the government will publish a green paper to review ‘what has gone wrong with social housing’ – including lessons to be learnt from the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

  • Industrial developer Panattoni Europe will undertake an aggressive £300m spec development programme in the UK after merging with First Industrial.

  • Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada as it attempts to restructure its debts.

  • Brownfield regeneration specialist Inland Homes has submitted a planning application to build 350 homes on its 100-acre flagship development site Wilton Park in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

  • Vacancy rates among retail warehouses have continued to fall in the past six months, according to research from Trevor Wood Associates.

  • Barings Real Estate Advisers has acquired an office and retail property in Berlin-Friedenau on behalf of a separate account mandate and will have responsibility for both the refurbishment and asset management of the property.

  • The St David’s Partnership has announced Calvin Klein Underwear has signed for its first-ever Welsh standalone store at the Cardiff shopping centre to open this autumn.

  • Developer Durkan has signed an agreement with Southern Housing Group to deliver a mix of 30% affordable rent and shared ownership property at its Britannia Music Site development on Chapel Road, Ilford.

  • Zorin Finance has hired Benoit Vanpoperinghe as chief operating officer and Richard Gosden as associate director in the credit risk team.

  • Housebuilder and landlord Aster Group has announced record profits in its latest financial year.

  • Mitiska REIM has made its second German acquisition, buying Häuersteig Retail Park in Freiberg in partnership with Frankfurt-based real estate firm Zamberk Real Estate Ventures (ZREV).

  • INREV has announced the appointment of Lonneke Löwik as the association’s new chief executive.

  • Palace Capital has agreed a £53.3m deal to buy property investment group RT Warren.

  • Bridges Fund Management has struck a £9m deal to take a majority stake in Just Ask, a facilities management business.

  • Knight Frank has appointed Stephen Clifton as commercial head following the retirement of John Snow.

  • Hong Kong billionaire Angela Leong has acquired Aldwych House, in London’s Midtown, for around £250m.

  • A new 30,000 sq ft trampoline park for Oxygen Freejumping and a 50,000 sq ft cinema extension for Cineworld will anchor a new 110,000 sq ft leisure extension at AEG Europe and Crosstree Real Estate Partners’ O2 in London. 

  • The King’s Cross Partnership has signed up design brand Tom Dixon to open a new HQ at Coal Drops Yard.

  • Nick Leslau’s Secure Income REIT has posted a 9.9% rise in net asset value (NAV) per share in the six months to the end of June, meaning NAV has risen by more than 100% since the group floated three years ago.