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.
The mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has been arrested as part of an investigation into building and development contracts in the city.
Oxford Properties, the real estate arm of Canadian pension fund OMERS, is in talks to buy pan-European investor and asset manager M7 Real Estate in a deal that could be worth close to £4.7bn.
Countryside and Places for People have signed a national framework agreement that will see them deliver up to 10,000 homes in the next decade.
Construction of new City of London tower 22 Bishopsgate has completed.
Firethorn Trust is looking to snap up 200 acres of land and shift its focus to strategic land acquisition next year as part of its future strategy.
Lingerie retailer Ann Summers has confirmed it is launching a CVA.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved the revised plans for The Goodsyard, a controversial £900m mixed-use scheme in Shoreditch.
The value of Stenprop’s multi-let industrial portfolio has soared 24% as the company says it is “not at all” worried about increased competition in the industrial market.
An SGX-listed company has bought a 301-bed PSBSA property in Bristol for £39.3m.
Colliers International UK has announced a change in leadership in the North West with the appointment of Dominic Pozzoni as its new head of Manchester, as Peter Gallagher takes on a client consultancy role to concentrate on some of their larger development projects.
As companies switch to online virtual gatherings for 2020, donations via the Xmas Party Heroes campaign have so far reached more than £1.2m.
The Crown Estate has set out a target to become a net zero carbon business by 2030.
Mayfair Capital’s Property Income Trust for Charities (PITCH) has acquired a 108,000 sq ft logistics property in Stoke-on-Trent for £10.29m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.10%.
Upmarket housebuilder Berkeley Group has posted a 16.6% fall in first-half profit as home sales were dented by the pandemic.
Landsec has sold a mixed-use scheme on a 1.5 acre site next to the Old Bailey in the City of London to Sun Venture for £552m
The real estate industry will be “fined into oblivion” and find itself “uninvestible” if it does not become low- or zero-carbon.
Residential developer Southern Grove plans to enter the build-to-rent (BTR) and co-living sectors with two new brands and a 2,000-home pipeline in the new year.
Derwent has exchanged contracts to sell its 192,700 sq ft freehold interest in Johnson Building, 77 Hatton Garden and 5-7 Cross Street EC1 to Eurazeo Patrimoine.
Trebor Developments and Hillwood have submitted planning permission for a 540,000 sq ft industrial scheme in Peterborough.
Investment volumes are expected to return to pre-pandemic norms by 2022, according to CBRE.
Aberdeen Standard Investments’ (ASI) commercial real estate lending team (CREL) has completed a £26.15m loan to facilitate the purchase of ten retail warehouses by M7.
Zara has opened its 37,000 sq ft new concept store at Landsec’s Bluewater shopping centre.
Mixed-use West End development Outernet London has enlisted Realife Tech to provide technology concierge services when the scheme opens next winter.
Two more supermarkets have agreed to pay back the business rates relief granted by the government earlier this year, after Tesco handed back £585m.
St Modwen has sold £96m in assets since July, bringing the total disposals for the year to £154m.
Landlords are expected to be among the last in the queue for cash following this week’s collapse of two of the UK’s biggest high street names.
Challenger lender Glenhawk has secured a £25m mezzanine funding line from global private investment firm Balbec Capital – marking the first time Balbec has partnered with a UK bridging lender.
The London industrial market has seen a flurry of acquisitions worth more than £80m by companies looking to redevelop sites into industrial schemes.
Landlords warn of ‘day of reckoning’ for retail sector in run-up to Christmas as sales expected to remain down.
The best and most innovative of the residential property sector have been crowned the winners of the long-awaited RESI Awards.