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
  • Shares in IWG, the serviced office giant formerly called Regus, plunged by a third this morning following a profit warning.

  • City & Provincial Properties has sold a 2.5-acre site at 709 Old Kent Road to the London Borough of Southwark for £15m.

  • Encore+ has acquired the Kennedytoren office tower in Eindhoven for €50m (£44.6m).

  • Bill Hughes, head of real assets at Legal and General Investment Management, has said the group plans to double its build-to-rent (BTR) delivery target by 2019.

  • Central Bedfordshire Council has granted planning permission to IDI Gazeley to create 560,000 sq ft of speculative industrial space in Biggleswade, Property Week can reveal.

  • US co-working giant WeWork has appointed Cisco’s former managing director of workplace resources Ronen Journo as its new senior vice president for enterprise and workplace strategy, as of 7 November.

  • Redrow has entered into an agreement with Quinn Estates and Invicta Properties to deliver up to 250 new homes at Hoplands Farm, a 71 acre parcel of land in Hersden, to the north east of the City of Canterbury.

  • UBS Asset Management’s debt fund has completed £45m of new loans in the third quarter as the firm looks to expand its lending platform into continental Europe and explores the potential of an open-end structure for its next fund.

  • AEW and Natixis Asset Management have completed a third closing for the pan-European debt fund, SELF II, bringing the total raised to more than €500m.

  • SEGRO has reported strong leasing figures for the third quarter, contracting £8.8m of new headline rent, including £3.8m in rent from existing space.

  • LondonMetric has announced the sale of two DFS retail properties in Swindon and Swansea for £13.9m, on behalf of its DFS joint venture.

  • Unilever’s UK headquarters in Leatherhead, Surrey, has been put on the market by its Malaysian owners.

  • BrickVest is hiring up to 15 new employees and searching for larger offices following a £7m fundraising round led by German real estate lender Berlin Hyp earlier this month.

  • Former GVA chief executive Rob Bould has been appointed non-executive director at new proptech venture Coyote.

  • Car park operator NCP has set a target to add 100 sites to its estate over the next three years.

  • Legal & General Capital plans to broaden its build-to-rent (BTR) reach beyond city centre apartment living to include single-unit family homes.

  • G15 chairman and Optivo chief executive Paul Hackett heralded the prime minister’s house building summit yesterday as an “important milestone” for housing associations during a panel debate at MIPIM UK in London.

  • A Middle Eastern private investor has acquired Nissan’s Hajimé campus near Paris in a share deal via the OPCI K Montigny, managed by BNP Paribas REIM France.

  • Serviced office provider Pure Offices will open three new centres across the UK.

  • Foxton’s shares were up 7.53% on Wednesday despite the estate agent reporting a seventh consecutive fall in quarterly revenue in its latest trading update to investors, blaming “challenging conditions” in the London housing market.

  • A digital tool which aims to speed up the planning process by helping to identify public land for development has been launched today, as part of a Department for Communities and Local Government pilot.

  • Planning permission has been granted for the extension and redevelopment of 25 Berkeley Square – an office building owned by Lazari Investments.  

  • DTZ Investors has secured planning permission for a 385-unit residential-led scheme in Wandsworth after the Mayor of London used his powers to increase the number of affordable homes to be delivered.

  • Asian-influenced food chain itsu has signed a new 15-year lease in The Shard’s retail arcade.

  • Wrenbridge and Savills Investment Management have been granted planning approval for a £50m redevelopment of the Bircherley Green Shopping Centre in Hertford.

  • Global software company Kalibrate Technologies has signed to take space at 196 Deansgate in Manchester for its new UK headquarters.

  • DekaBank has provided a £152m five-year term loan to the King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership secured on 1 & 2 Pancras Square.

  • Legal & General has agreed a deal with Leeds City Council to fund the £35m redevelopment of Headingley Stadium.

  • Property consultancy Carter Jonas has expanded its regional operations by taking 6,000 sq ft of office space in Leeds and Birmingham.

  • Victoria Steventon and Julian Radcliffe have been appointed by MJ Mapp as new directors in their portfolio management team.

  • Central London retail property specialist Nash Bond has appointed Anne Louise Pilkington as a director and announced three promotions.

  • Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has outlined plans to “clamp down on a small minority of rogue agents” in the property management system.

  • London has active urban logistics requirements of 9.4m sq ft – the highest in Europe, according to new research from Cushman & Wakefield and P3 Logistic Parks.

  • Specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I has revealed it is on track to deliver £65m-£70m of development and trading gains in the current financial year.

  • Edmond de Rothschild has bought a controlling stake in Cording Real Estate Group to expand its European investment management business.

  • Foxtons has revealed a seventh consecutive fall in quarterly revenue in its latest trading update to investors, blaming “challenging conditions” in the London housing market.

  • Shares in Merlin Entertainment sank 15.94% on Tuesday, following a trading update in which the theme park operator said it expected its annual earnings (EBITDA) to rise just 1-3% , compared to 4-6% previously.

  • Bidwells has poached two BNP Paribas Real Estate agents.

  • Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets has announced plans to sell One Portland Street in Manchester for £20m.

  • Legal & General has completed the forward-funding acquisition of the 190,000 sq ft government-let New Waverley office in Edinburgh for around £100m.