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.
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.