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 private Asian investor has sold a prime office and residential building on Upper Grosvenor Street in London’s West End at a record £2,250/sq ft capital value.

  • Listed developer considering new product in response to serviced office demand.

  • Troubled publisher Newsweek Media Group has appointed McCalmont-Woods to market its 25 Canada Square office space in Canary Wharf.

  • Jaynic secures loan covering 95% of cost of rare speculative scheme for ‘underserved area for logistics’.

  • Chief executive Wilf Walsh insists firm will not become another Toys R Us and plans fundraising to invest in remaining stores

  • Auction House London raised £13m at its latest sale last week, selling 57, or 68%, of the 85 lots offered – less than the £14.6m raised and 76% success rate achieved last April.

  • Hillview Real Estate (HRE) has launched its second fund, Hillview Partners Property Fund II (HPPF II), targeting acquisitions in excess of £100m in the regional offices sector.

  • Barnard Marcus raised almost £9m less than last year at its 16 April auction. The auction house sold 112 of the 190 lots offered, reflecting a 59% success rate and raising £20m.

  • Department store chain House of Fraser has brought in advisers at KPMG to advise on a restructuring plan, including a potential Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA).

  • Beltane Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have exchanged contracts for the sale of 24 King William Street to an American investor client of Ella Valley Capital in an off-market transaction, Property Week can reveal.

  • CBRE Global Investors has appointed Justin Berry as its new senior director for EMEA separate accounts with a remit to build pan-European real estate portfolios for Asian institutional clients.

  • Labour has unveiled its housing proposals to build a million “genuinely affordable” homes over a decade should they come into power.

  • TH Real Estate’s Cityhold Office Partnership (CHOP) has acquired a duo of assets from EDGE Technologies to seed a strategic partnership with the technology-led developer targeting €1bn (£870m) growth in the next three years.

  • Build-to-rent giant Greystar is in talks to buy a portfolio of sites that could accommodate around 3,500 apartments from developer Inhabit.

  • Regeneration specialist Harworth Group has secured outline planning consents to build 485 extra homes across two schemes at at Bilsthorpe in Nottinghamshire and Market Warsop in Mansfield.

  • Global sports media company Perform Media has agreed terms on a 15-year lease to fully occupy Munroe K’s 40,000 sq ft Optim building in Leeds.

  • Operations and digital solutions business Davies Group has completed a 40,000 sq ft letting at No.2 Smithfield in Stoke-on-Trent, which is owned by Stoke City Council.

  • Patrizia-owned TRIUVA has acquired the fully-let No.1 Dublin Landings office building on behalf of a separate account mandate for a German pension fund

  • Stuart Grant will take up the newly created position in September after an 18-year career at Blackstone.

  • Hammerson shares climbed 4.17% on the FTSE 250 on Wednesday to 514.20p after the company pulled the plug on its takeover deal with intu.

  • Hill has partnered with Homes England to develop 160 homes in Chichester using the government’s £2bn accelerated construction fund.

  • Lothbury Investment Management has agreed a forward-funding deal to acquire a new Malmaison boutique hotel in York.

  • Chief executive slams analysts’ ‘myths’ about portfolio’s quality following collapse of Hammerson merger.

  • Hammerson has revived plans for a huge development in Birmingham, as it sets out its strategy following the collapse of its £3.4bn takeover of intu.

  • Cushman & Wakefield partner Stewart Barlow has died from a brain tumour.

  • Regeneration specialists Galliford Try Partnerships has acquired Hall Green Stadium for £13m with plans to convert the former dog track into a residential scheme.

  • Industrial developer Gazeley has signed a deal to develop a new 375,000 sq ft distribution centre (DC) in Swindon for international home improvement giant Kingfisher.

  • Former director general for public services Andrew Hudson has been appointed to lead the review of the business rates system by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

  • A consortium led by Cain International has secured a £390m development loan for The Stage, its £750m mixed-use project in Shoreditch.

  • Shopping centre giant Hammerson has ditched its £3.4bn takeover of rival intu, citing the weakness of the current market.