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
  • InfraRed Capital Partners has exceeded its £500m target at the final close of its latest fund, with total equity commitments of £522m

  • Developer Shaftesbury has announced the addition of the first two restaurants for its new Chinatown development.

  • Whitbread’s hotel chain Premier Inn has signed as an anchor tenant for Frogmore’s approved New Marlborough Yard development at The Cut in Southwark.

  • Newcore Capital Management has launched a £100m value-add fund focused on real estate linked to social infrastructure, storage and accommodation.

  • Transport for London (TfL) has partnered with developer Pocket Living to build 125 affordable homes in the city at a range of sites.

  • Pandox AB and Fattal Hotels Group have entered an agreement to acquire The Midland Manchester hotel from Aprirose for around £115m.

  • The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has launched a consultation on leasehold reform with proposals to cap ground rents at £10.

  • Gazeley will speculatively develop a 278,000 sq ft warehouse at its G.Park Doncaster site.

  • Santander has announced a £2.8bn commercial real estate loan securitisation.

  • The Bank of London and the Middle East has acquired the Department for Work and Pensions let 1 Atlantic Quay in Glasgow for £55m.

  • IWG’s flexible workspace brand Spaces has taken 42,000 sq ft at The Foundry, a 114,500 sq ft office which forms part of AXA IM – Real Assets’ new three acre Hammersmith estate Assembly London.

  • Agents have been appointed to sell the Bierkeller venues following the administration of Burning Night Group.

  • Praxis has bought a shopping centre near Newcastle for £30m in a deal that signals its intention to “invest aggressively in community shopping centres”.

  • Global brokerage and financial technology company BGC Partners has signed a lease to occupy around 130,000 sq ft at 5 Churchill Place, in Canary Wharf.

  • Maps and travel specialist Stanfords has signed for its first new London store since 1901 with a new flagship location at 7 Mercer Walk.

  • Mutual marine insurer West of England has signed for the entirety of the ninth floor at Helical and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)’s One Creechurch Place, taking the City office scheme to 94% let.

  • Gramercy Europe is set to launch a fourth logistics and industrial fund, targeting the raising of €400m (£352.5m) of equity.

  • Galliard Homes has joined forces with Apsley House Capital with plans for a £500m push into the Birmingham residential market.

  • Target Healthcare has posted a 1.9% rise in net asset value (NAV) for the three months to 30 September.

  • CEG has submitted a planning application for a £79m redevelopment of a 1960s office block in central Manchester.

  • Fast-growing US flexible office specialist Knotel has signed three new lease agreements for properties in central London.

  • Westminster is gearing up to launch a new City Plan, which council leader Nickie Aiken said would “give the property industry the ability to deliver”.

  • The owner of 200-store café chain Patisserie Valerie has said it will not be able to continue trading in its current form without an “immediate injection of capital”.

  • Women’s fashion retailer Coast has collapsed into administration and will close all of its 24 standalone stores.

  • The Nicholsons Centre in Maidenhead, Berkshire has entered receivership after it became unable meet its financial obligations.

  • Great Portland Estates has signed a £450m unsecured revolving credit facility at a headline margin of 92.5 basis points over LIBOR.

  • LXi REIT has completed a £175m capital raising – well above the target fundraising size of £100m.

  • House of Fraser has acquired the freehold of the Frasers building in Glasgow for £95m, vowing to turn the store into the “Harrods of the North”.

  • Tech giant understood to be in exploratory talks with modular housing firms.

  • Capital & Regional is working up plans to build more housing on top of its shopping centres.