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
  • Intu’s share price crashes by 10.8%.

  • Footwear specialist Clarks has drawn up plans to permanently close some of its stores after drafting in bankers to review its finances.

  • Cath Kidston is preparing to appoint administrators becoming the latest retail casualty of the coronavirus.

  • RDI REIT has collected 54% of the rent owed across its portfolio for March.

  • Investar Property Group has committed to buying a site for a £65m mixed-use scheme in Manchester, subject to planning permission.

  • The Scottish government’s target of building 50,000 affordable homes by March next year is unlikely to be hit due to coronavirus, the country’s housing minister has confirmed.

  • The owner of London’s ExCel centre, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec), will cover all the fees for the NHS to use as a field hospital, according to the Sunday Times.

  • Allsop raised £27.7m at its online residential auction last week, after being forced to switch to remote bidding in line with government advice.

  • A group of industry experts is lobbying the government to introduce a new form of property fund for professional investors to make it easier for managers to launch onshore funds.

  • A body of 420 property companies has warned the chancellor that their financial stability will be at risk if banks and lenders do not start to show flexibility towards landlords who are no longer receiving rent.

  • Debenhams has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators in a bid to avoid legal action from creditors.

  • Grainger, the UK’s largest listed provider of private rental housing, has said it is well-placed to ride the Covid-19 storm, but that leasing activity is due to slow during the health crisis.

  • IWG boss Mark Dixon has taken a 50% pay cut along with his chief financial officer at the serviced office group in order to preserve cash during the Covid-19 health crisis.

  • Hospital to theme park group Secure Income Reit collected almost three quarters of quartely rent due, despite the Covid-19 lockdown leading to the temporary closure of assets such as Alton Towers and Thorpe Park.

  • Industrial property group LXI Reit intends to pay investors a quarterly dividend despite collecting just two-thirds of its latest quarterly rent payments from tenants as the impact of Covid-19 bites.

  • Impact Healthcare REIT has agreed a new £50m revolving credit facility with HSBC.

  • Hammerson loses 25% of its share price in one day.

  • Department store chain Debenhams is preparing to appoint administrators in order to protect the business against claims from creditors while it attempts to restructure the business.

  • The government and Co-Op Funeral Care are looking for cold storage space to cope with deaths in the wake of Covid-19.

  • Tenanted pub owners are under pressure to cancel rents instead of deferring them.

  • The NHS will convert more convention centres in Glasgow, Bristol and Harrogate, following the announcement of temporary hospitals in Manchester and Birmingham earlier this week.

  • Kamani Property and Capital & Centric have partnered with Greater Manchester’s Mayor’s Charity and Street Support to provide their joint venture site in the Northern Quarter, Swan Street, as a drop off location for essentials for Manchester’s homeless.

  • The Government has issued regulations to enable local authorities to hold meetings remotely.

  • Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced new measures to reform the building safety system.

  • Great Portland Estates (GPE) has collected around two thirds of quarterly rent, and of the remaining third, more than 60% is from retail, hospitality and leisure tenants.

  • Alternative lenders are being flexible on terms to help landlords that are struggling due to coronavirus

  • WHSmith, New Look and Pret are among high street names to withhold payment

  • Retail footfall in some UK cities fell far more steeply than in others in the weeks running up to the nationwide lockdown, data from footfall tracker Purple shows.

  • Auctioneer scores 67% success rate despite being forced to switch from ballroom to online sale at last minute

  • Property company directors bought around £3.4m of shares in their companies during the first three weeks in March, taking advantage of sharp share price falls.