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
  • Hostel operator Safestay has announced a £400,000 loss before tax, in interim results published today.

  • Warehouse REIT has bought four multi-let industrial estates from Hansteen for a total of £26.3m, reflecting a net initial yield of 7.5%.

  • Theresa May’s Brexit speech was the key focus for markets on Friday.

  • Select Property Group has announced an offer of sterling-denominated bonds paying a fixed rate of 6% per annum due in 13 October 2023.

  • South East-based agency Stiles Harold Williams is rebranding to SHW and has launched an expansion strategy centred upon acquiring commercial property management businesses.

  • The government has introduced new measures to simplify and speed up the compulsory purchase process, which it says will make it easier for councils and other bodies to  acquire land for development and infrastructure projects.

  • Boxpark has chosen Wembley Park as the location for its third shipping container-based street food destination in the capital.

  • Microsoft will open its first store in the UK on Regent Street.

  • Praxis has completed the acquisition of the Westmorland Shopping Centre in Kendal, marking a return to a sector that last featured in its investment strategy in 2013.

  • Cubex Land and Palmer Capital have secured the first pre-let at the Aurora office building in Bristol.

  • NHS Property Services has raised more than £203m from the disposal of 295 surplus NHS properties since it was established in 2013.

  • Impact Healthcare REIT has posted its maiden results following the company’s IPO in March.

  • Shares in Kier Group were up 6.3% on Thursday, after a strong performance by Kier helped lift full-year results for its parent company Kier.

  • Accrue Capital has purchased a portfolio of 18 properties from funds managed by Harwood Real Estate for £48.2m in an off-market deal.

  • Caddick Developments has revealed plans for a £300m mixed-use scheme in Leeds city centre that will include an arts and culture hub as well as flats, a hotel and offices.

  • Newly formed industrial developer First Panattoni has unveiled plans for an aggressive programme of spec development in the UK.

  • Former Saracens rugby boss Edward Griffiths is being advised by industry big shot Nick Leslau on a bid to buy the Aviva Premiership’s bottom-placed club Worcester Warriors.

  • Harwell Campus has secured two major pre-lets at its Quad One building, which will complete later this year.

  • Software first developed by M7 Real Estate eight years ago to track market activity and manage portfolios has been launched commercially.

  • The government has signed a 25-year lease to take 238,988 sq ft at 3 Arena Central which will house the Midlands regional hub of HMRC.

  • Artisan burger restaurant Cut & Grind is to make its debut at Urbanest King’s Cross this autumn.

  • F&C UK Real Estate Investments has revealed a NAV total return for the year to the end of June of 6.1%.

  • Nine of the UK’s largest retail landlords will offer start-up businesses free space in 100 UK shopping centres, under a new scheme launched by Revo and the British Independent Retailers’ Association (Bira).

  • Citygrove Securities has sold a site with detailed planning consent for one of the first build-to-rent schemes in Newcastle city centre to All Saints Living.

  • NewRiver REIT has let two former BHS stores in Hastings and Belfast to Primark.

  • A strong performance by Kier Property has helped lift full-year results for its parent company Kier.

  • LXi REIT has revealed plans to raise fresh equity to fund the acquisition of a pipeline of properties exceeding £100m.

  • Residential Secure Income (ReSI) is finalising terms for the acquisition of three separate shared ownership portfolios in outhern England for about £250m.

  • 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.

  • SEGRO has made a significant investment in virtual and mixed reality by becoming the first industrial company in Europe to use Microsoft’s HoloLens technology to market its properties.

  • Edge Real Estate Property Investments has acquired a portfolio of mixed-use assets previously owned by the family of former Wigan FC chairman Dave Whelan for £50m.

  • US firm Atlas Residential and Singaporean asset manager IP Investment Management (IPIM) have agreed to forward-fund a major build-to-rent (BTR) scheme in Salford’s MediaCityUK.

  • Revamped Italian fashion brand Fiorucci is making a return to bricks-and-mortar retailing in the UK with a new store at 39-43 Brewer Street in London for its first new store in the UK.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.