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
  • Vastint Hospitality has received planning approval from the City of Edinburgh Council for its proposed mixed-use redevelopment of the former Fountain Brewery site in Edinburgh.

  • The Howard de Walden Estate has secured four lettings for its newly refurbished office building at 51 Welbeck Street in London alongside receiving planning permission to refurbish its Marylebone headquarters.

  • Allianz Real Estate has formed a £350m joint venture with Greystar and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board to expand Greystar’s student accommodation brand Chapter.

  • Lakeland Leisure Group has acquired the 56.2 acre site of Roydon Marina Village in Essex for £10.75m.

  • Discount grocery retailer seeks ‘supermarket space’ in zone one as it opens new front in expansion campaign.

  • Newham mayor says developer morphed into ‘a cash cow’ for the council

  • Most funds have started to grow again, but Aviva’s is among a minority that continue to shrink

  • Airline on the hunt for sites for a potential relocation of its headquarters to the Thames Valley area.

  • M&S has partnered with Microsoft to explore the use of technology and artificial intelligence (AI) in its stores.

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments has let a unit at Park Royal in west London to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College.

  • Oxford Properties has sold a 49.9% stake in its French portfolio to a fund advised by JP Morgan Asset Management for about €400m.

  • Barwood Capital and development partner Trebor Developments have acquired a 7.5 acre freehold site in the Portside area of Bristol for a speculative industrial development with a GDV of £19m.

  • Colliers International has published a ‘five-point plan’ on how to find occupiers for the increasing amount of empty retail space in the UK.

  • Retail industry body Revo has accused the government of “kicking the can down the road” with its plans to launch a taskforce and public consultation on the future of UK high streets.

  • Logistics development and investment company Gazeley has appointed Daan van den Hoven as its head of fund management for Europe.

  • Legal & General has agreed to forward fund the construction of a new office facility pre-let to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to establish a new HMRC regional centre opposite the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre.

  • Residential Secure Income (ReSI) has purchased a development in Luton leased to the local authority.

  • Documents filed yesterday for Cushman & Wakefield’s initial public offering (IPO) show that the company notched up total revenues of $6.9bn in 2017, which puts it shy of JLL’s $7.9bn for the same period.

  • Return of CMBS driven by strong investor demand and high number of loans suitable for securitisation

  • Research shows rise in niche operators boosted growth in number of centres

  • Goldman Sachs has bought a City of London office building from Legal & General for just under £70m, Property Week can reveal.

  • French telecoms operator is on verge of signing for 27,000 sq ft of space at the Landid/Brockton scheme

  • Prescott and Conran, the upmarket restaurant group co-owned by Habitat founder Sir Terence Conran, has entered administration and closed its three London restaurants.

  • Cushman & Wakefield has revealed plans for its long-awaited initial public offering (IPO).

  • The controversial £200m St Michael’s redevelopment project in Manchester city centre has been given the final go-ahead by Secretary of State for Housing James Brokenshire.

  • Hines has agreed to forward purchase The Mint Building in Edinburgh on behalf of its European Core Fund.

  • Places for People’s fund management arm PfP Capital has announced a new partnership with the Scottish government to launch a £150m fund aimed at delivering of 1,000 affordable homes in Scotland.

  • Evans Randall executive chairman John Slade has been appointed as non-executive chairman of Duff & Phelps’ Real Estate Advisory Group (REAG) international practice, covering all countries outside the US.

  • LondonMetric has bought ten single let properties for £55m from the ACT Foundation.

  • Berkeley Group has revealed a 15% rise in pre-tax profit, but has warned profitability will drop around 30% when it returns to what the housebuilder calls “more normal” levels in the current financial year.