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
  • Modular housing firm Etopia Group has pledged to offset all its carbon emissions after signing the UN’s Climate Neutral Now initiative.

  • The sector must work on reducing barriers to entry and progression, said participants in a JLL and Real Estate Balance webinar, after a survey suggested 85% of the industry thinks it is hard to get into the property sector without connections or wealth.

  • Developers of a new town centre in Whitehill & Bordon, Hampshire, have secured funding from Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership for regeneration schemes.

  • The importance of succession in public buildings fuelled Derwent London’s co-founder Simon Silver to announce his retirement this morning.

  • Savills has unveiled a 66-lot catalogue for its first ever August sale.

  • Banks, local authorities and the government must do more to incentivise people over 65 to move into more suitable homes, according to retirement living operator Guild Living.

  • Location specialist CACI has launched a data-based model to help facilitate leasing agreements between landlords and retail tenants.

  • Fashion retailer Select is planning to launch a CVA – its third in as many years.

  • LaSalle Investment Management has completed the sale of a Morrisons supermarket in Telford to Supermarket Income REIT for £14.3m.

  • The Crown Estate has signed a six-month trial run of BIKE-DROP, a concept which aims to provide secure bike parking.

  • America’s largest owner of shopping centres is working with Amazon to fill disused department store into warehouses for online orders.

  • Total retail sales rose by 3.2% in July illustrating the second consecutive month of growing sales since the sector was shuttered in March.

  • McKay Securities has acquired a 54,157 sq ft, fully-let logistics asset in Bracknell for £10m.

  • David Biggs is leaving his position as Network Rail property’s managing director at the end of this month after 11 years in the role.

  • MAC Cosmetics has opened its 2,654 sq ft store at Liverpool ONE.

  • Derwent London co-founder Simon Silver has announced his plans to retire next year after more than three decades at the helm of the company.

  • Completions at Bellway have slumped by 31% year-on-year as the housebuilding giant temporarily closed its sites during the lockdown period.

  • Global Mutual has let 23,500sq ft of space to Next across its outlets in Staffordshire, Devon and Lancashire.

  • A Saudi Arabian billionaire has snapped up an apartment at 47 Grosvenor Square in Mayfair for £18.6m.

  • Capital & Counties’ (Capco’s) shareholders have voted by majority (72%) in favour of acquiring a 26% stake in West End landlord Shaftesbury, but almost 28% voted against the move.

  • A 19th-century mansion overlooking Regent’s Park has been put on the market for £185m in what would be the UK’s second most-expensive home purchase.

  • Office investor Hillview Real Estate has acquired an office campus on the edge of Birmingham from Catalyst Capital for £9.7m, reflecting a net initial yield of 8.72%.

  • WH Smith’s landlords have reacted angrily to its requests for rent concessions with one saying he felt “disgusted” by the retailer.

  • Britain is trailing its major global rivals in getting businesses back into the office, according to the boss of property giant Savills.

  • The property arm of the founder of fashion retailer Zara has been accused of bullying retail tenants into paying rent.

  • The American online brokerage company Squarefoot is considering a move to the UK with potential for a main office in the West End and a satellite office in either the City or Canary Wharf, Property Week can reveal.

  • Property developer HBD, formerly Henry Boot Developments, has bought the St John’s Centre from The Manchester College.

  • Mountpark Logistics has pre-let a 307,807 sq ft distribution centre at Mountpark Warrington Omega II to recipe box company Gousto.

  • Landlords and occupiers are calling on the government to provide grants for unpaid rent during the Covid-19 crisis.

  • Investec Structured Property Finance has agreed to provide a joint venture with a £16.6m loan for the redevelopment of a car park in Fitzrovia into an office building.