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
  • AEW UK REIT is looking to raise £20m in a share placing to invest in a pipeline of industrial assets.

  • Sainsbury’s has teamed up with the developer Far East Consortium (FEC) to redevelop the site of its store in Whitechapel in East London.

  • The £360m retail property sector has called on the government to urgently reform the business rates system.

  • The residential developer owned by the London Borough of Bexley has appointed a new chairman of its board.

  • Over a third of local authorities across England and Wales missed their house building targets in 2019, according to new MHCLG data analysed by proptech firm LandTech.

  • Flexible office proptech firm essensys is launching a smart lock system on its Connect platform.

  • Kier Property has sold two units of its Logistics City development in Basingstoke to a US fund for an undisclosed sum.

  • Schroders has brought 32,916 sq ft of office space in Leeds city centre scheme 1 East Parade to market.

  • Six new retailers and a gym have signed leases in British Land’s Broadgate scheme in the City of London.

  • Flexible office space in central London saw a 20% discount in prices in 2019 compared with the prices spaces were listed at, reveals new data from flexible workspace search engine HubbleHQ.

  • ADAPT Real Estate and Ship Street Advisors have acquired 3-4 Embankment in Leeds from XLB and Harbert for £20.5m.

  • CBRE GI has sold West End office and retail building Eagle House two years after it put it up for sale.

  • American company Blackhall Studios has unveiled plans to build a £150m film studio complex in Reading.

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments has appointed agents Knight Frank to sell the Broadwalk Centre in Edgware.

  • Beales is set to close its remaining 11 stores after it received no “deliverable” rescue offers.

  • A joint venture between Northern Powerhouse Land Limited and Tritax Symmetry, the development arm of Tritax Big Box REIT, has exchanged contracts to deliver a new 158,000 sq ft facility for sweets manufacturer Swizzles at MA6NITUDE logistics park in Cheshire.

  • Sovereign Centros, on behalf of Orion Capital Managers, has signed footwear brand Skechers at Telford Shopping Centre.

  • Manchester City Council has begun its hunt for a new operator to manage New Islington Marina, which sits at the heart of Urban Splash’s wide-ranging New Islington regeneration scheme.

  • GSA and Harrison Street have revealed plans for a new student accommodation and build-to-rent scheme in Dublin.

  • Helical has completed its first letting at 55 Bartholomew Close, EC1, to hedge fund ShadowFall Capital & Research at a headline rent of £80/sq ft.

  • Real estate data firm HARNESS has launched a tool to help the commercial property industry collect data from PDF investment brochures, tenancy schedules, and marketing brochures.

  • Legal & General’s affordable housing business has secured £175m of development finance from external investors for the delivery of 3,500 affordable homes.

  • Intu plans to increase financial rewards for its two top executives despite falling share prices, rental income and asset values, according to a report.

  • Proptech venture capital fund Goldacre has announced it is funding nine new start-ups with £100,000 each as part of its third RElab business accelerator.

  • Canadian investor Realstar has bought Pioneer Point, the 294-unit build to rent scheme in Ilford, for $130m (£100m) from Kennedy Wilson, the Beverly Hills-based real estate company.

  • Patrizia, the pan-European real estate investment group, has beaten expectations by posting an operating income of €134.5m (£112m) for the 2019 financial year.

  • Grainger has agreed to forward fund and acquire a 348-home build to rent (BTR) development in Nottingham from Blocwork for £55.6m.

  • Property Week is delighted to announce that Argent, Mishcon de Reya and Savills have signed up as partners in The Climate Crisis Challenge, our campaign calling on the industry to slash its carbon footprint launched by Property Week in collaboration with UKGBC last month.

  • Barings has sold a prime St James’s asset to Frankfurt-based Cara Real Estate for £71m.

  • Moda Living and joint venture partner Apache Capital are about to launch a public consultation on their plans to deliver a 720-home build-to-rent scheme in Birmingham.