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
  • ADLER Real Estate has agreed a share sale deal with a joint venture formed by Benson Elliot and KauriCAB to acquire the full interest in JV’s 700-unit, residential-led mixed use project in central Berlin.

  • Law firm Clarkslegal has taken 8,550 sq ft on the fifth floor of the new 15-storey building in Reading.

  • Saffron House in Farrington is fully let after a trio of occupiers signed terms to take 35,500 of office space in the building.

  • Urban Splash has agreed 11,750 sq ft of lettings at its Boat Shed office redevelopment in Salford Quays.

  • Pacific Industrial & Logistics, the specialist UK REIT, has sold a warehouse on Hammond Road, Bedford, for £5.8m after purchasing it last year for £3.55m

  • Tristan Capital Partner’s has acquired Imagination Technologies’ headquarters in Herfordshire for around £30m in a sale and leaseback agreement.

  • SevenCapital’s plans to build a £270m leisure scheme in Swindon have been given the go ahead.

  • Network Rail has announced plans to sell its commercial property business in England and Wales.

  • Stocks in London ended a five-day losing streak on Thursday, as the FTSE 100 nudged up 0.2%, to close at 7,386.94.

  • Palmer Capital has completed its strategic shift from growth to income-producing assets in its flagship Palmer Capital Income Fund.

  • Companies registered in ‘tax havens’ own more than 87,500 properties in England and Wales, analysis of HM Land Registry data by Property Week reveals.

  • Pluto Finance has advanced a £26m senior loan to Galliard Homes for the acquisition of the former Southall Honda car dealership and its redevelopment into housing.

  • Steve Norris has stepped down as non-executive chairman of BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory UK to take on the role of senior adviser.

  • The Portman Estate and Great Portland Estates (GPE) have appointed architect Make to draw up plans for a huge mixed-use retail-led development on a two-acre site on the soon-to-be-pedestrianised western end of Oxford Street.

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments is aiming to more than double its real estate assets under management to £100bn by 2025.

  • Fabrix Capital is looking to raise £50m for its second fund, which is being launched little more than a year after the company was founded.

  • Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, has launched a £3.5bn property arm and will look to develop its 2,372-acre land bank held around major UK ports.

  • Four of the biggest retirement housing developers are mounting a legal challenge against the mayor of London’s new planning guidance on affordable housing.

  • WeWork has agreed a deal to take the tenancy of One Poultry, which overlooks Bank station in the City.

  • The Crown Estate has confirmed the unconditional purchase of three further phases of Rushden Lakes in Northamptonshire from LXB Retail Properties.

  • UK Commercial Property Trust has made its first hotel deal agreeing to forward fund the development of a 265-bed four-star Maldron Hotel in Newcastle city centre for £32m.

  • Housing associations are to be reclassified as private bodies in a move that will wipe £70bn of debt from the government’s balance sheet. 

  • Cording Real Estate Group has agreed its first build-to-rent (BTR) investment in the UK, agreeing a £40m deal to fund a development in Nottingham.

  • British Land has announced that it will redevelop 1 Triton Square, Regent’s Place, having finalised a 310,000 sq ft pre-let to Dentsu Aegis Network.

  • London stocks closed at a six-week low on Wednesday amid signs of weakness in the UK employment market.

  • Irish property investment group Hibernia Reit is benefitting from Brexit-related lettings and forecasts 2017 will be close to a record year for office take-up in Dublin.

  • Assura, the primary care property investor and developer, has reported a 7.7% jump in net asset value per share to 53.1p in interim results.

  • British Land has revealed a 2.6% rise in net asset value for the six months to the end of September, stating it also had strong leasing activity in the first half.

  • CBRE has published a series of insights into what the retail sector will look like in 2030, highlighting the increasing importance of automation, customisation and big data.

  • Health and wellness retailer Holland & Barrett has appointed Colliers International to manage its Belgian portfolio and advise on its expansion in the Netherlands.

  • London’s West End has witnessed a bumper year for new retail openings, with numbers for the first 10 months of the year outstripping the whole of 2016.

  • Growing numbers of online retailers are opening physical stores, as the rate of internet sales growth looks to slow in the next few years, according to Colliers International.

  • New Bond Street has overtaken the Champs Élysées in Paris to become the world’s third most expensive street in terms of prime retail rents. 

  • LGIM Real Assets (L&G) has appointed Simon Russian as its first-ever head of retail, as part of its strategy to adapt to the evolving retail market.  

  • CBRE Capital Advisors has been appointed to manage a £100m property fund on behalf of Northern Ireland’s Department of Finance and the Strategic Investment Board.

  • Helical has agreed a series of lettings at One Creechurch Place in the City totalling almost 192,000 sq ft.

  • Flexible workspace provider BE Offices has acquired Headspace Group and announced plans to open up to 20 new locations under the co-working brand in the next three years.

  • Meyer Bergman has signed up Everyman Cinema and The Office Group to anchor its £300m Borough Yards scheme on the site of the former Vinopolis wine bar.

  • Helical has reported a fall in NAV in half-year results – largely due to the sale of its retirement village portfolio to L&G this week.

  • Great Portland Estates has increased its rental growth forecast for the year after posting growth in capital values and rental values in the first half.