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
  • Irish property group Hibernia REIT has hiked its dividend for the first half of its financial year by 16.7% to 1.75 cents per share (1.5p) as its rent roll rose on the back of new lettings and rent reviews.

  • Landsec has swung to a £147m loss and reported a 3.2% fall in net assets per share as the group’s retail portfolio continued to lose value following a raft of insolvencies and store chain collapses in the first half of the year.

  • DLA Piper has taken 40,000 sq ft of office space on a 15-year lease at Two Chamberlain Square in Birmingham’s £700m Paradise development.

  • A quarter of the 210 new hotels in the development pipeline in London are located in Westminster, according to new research by Boodle Hatfield.

  • Allsop has hired Nick Troubridge as an investment analyst in its residential investment and student housing team.

  • Helios Real Estate and Marrico have been granted full planning consent for a four-acre mixed-use scheme next to Newcastle United football club.

  • Meyer Bergman and BCP Asset Management (AM) have secured a €100m (£86m) plus debt facility from Goldman Sachs to develop the office and retail development Grafton Place in central Dublin.

  • Tristan Capital Partners’ latest real estate opportunity fund, EPISO 5, has completed the acquisition of a 1.3-acre freehold site in Bristol city centre, known as 4 Glass Wharf, from Salmon Harvester Properties and NFU Mutual.

  • HC-One has become the largest provider of elderly care in the UK with 22,000 beds, according to new research from Savills.

  • Clintons’ owners are looking to close more than 60 stores and cut the rent on hundreds of others, according to media reports.

  • ITV has exchanged contracts for the sale of the London Television Centre on the South Bank to Mitsubishi Estate London in an all-cash transaction for £145.6m.

  • Europa Capital, the pan-European real estate investment manager, has promoted both Will Hughes and Nick Temperley to associate director in addition to three other promotions in the team.

  • The proportion of homes in the private rental sector being let by overseas landlords has increased year-on-year as falls in the value of sterling attract international property investors, according to Hamptons International.

  • Landsec has launched a new sustainability strategy with the aim of being a net zero carbon business by 2030.

  • The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has appointed a new chair.

  • The Lexicon, a joint venture between Schroder UK Real Estate Fund and Legal & General Capital has announced three new lettings.

  • HFD Property Group had decided to sell its CityPark1 office development in Aberdeen to LCN Capital Partners for around £80m.

  • PLP has appointed contractor Sterling Services to develop gateway access into its 37-acre Knowsley logistics scheme, with discussions to secure the development’s first tenant underway.

  • Almost 800 leading players from the industry attended the Microscope Ball at the Hilton, Park Lane.

  • Japanese eatery Taka has signed a lease for a 2,500 sq ft restaurant at 109 Marylebone High Street, its second opening in the UK.

  • Allsop blames market caution as success rates and amounts raised fall at both auction houses’ October sales

  • Industrial and office rental growth has slowed dramatically in and around Greater London, according to research by Glenny.

  • Lothbury Investment Management has disposed of Willow House on Norwich’s Broadland Business Park to a South African-backed property fund for £13m.

  • Co-working provider LABS is set to occupy Victoria House, a grade II-listed landmark building overlooking Bloomsbury Square, from summer 2020.

  • Mezzanine lender Beaufort Capital has agreed deals to help fund the first phase of Inland Homes’ £620m Cheshunt Lakeside scheme and Marden Homes’ latest development near Chelmsford.

  • AEW UK is buying a speculative development site with a GDV of £50m in Wakefield from Caddick Group.

  • RICS puts no timetable on providing detailed framework valuers want to see

  • JV agreement with PFA is expected to finance the development of retirement communities across Denmark

  • SoftBank chief executive Masayoshi Son laid out a three-point plan yesterday to revive the fortunes of WeWork after the Japanese conglomerate reported a £5bn loss caused by a sharp writedown in its investment in the flexible workspace company.

  • McCarthy & Stone is looking to raise about £300m for a fund that will invest in its growing portfolio of rented retirement flats.