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 loses nearly 20% of its value.

  • JLL advised 85 clients on sustainability programmes and made more than 1,000 properties greener in the year it committed to achieving net zero carbon in its workplaces by 2030.

  • Manchester office building Arkwright House is set to undergo a significant refurbishment that will add new amenity and office space to the property’s reception area.

  • The government is set to publish a code of practice to support high street businesses through the ongoing pandemic.

  • Garden centre operator Dobbies has pre-let 75,000 sq ft of retail space at Designer Outlet Cotswolds, where it will be the anchor tenant at the 195,000 sq ft Robert Hitchins retail scheme.

  • Supply of grade-A industrial space in the South East has reached its highest level since 2009, the tail-end of the last recession.

  • Monsoon Accessorize is on the brink of administration adding to the string of high street casualties hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Capital & Counties is poised to buy a 26.3% shareholding in rival West End landlord Shaftesbury.

  • Irish office and logistics giant IPUT Real Estate has announced an upsized revolving credit facility of €300m (£270m) with Wells Fargo.

  • Hostel operator Safestay saw its revenue jump by 26% last year, but recorded a loss before tax of £0.6m.

  • The agency group’s residential head Tim Hyatt spearheads a move into online auctions with a trial sale planned for July.

  • Specialist lender Pluto Finance has launched a new lending product for professional landlords in the UK’s private rental sector.

  • Small convenience shops are experiencing a dramatic surge in footfall as the Covid-19 lockdown encourages people to shop locally.

  • Members of a public accounts committee have slammed the government for not knowing how much money local authorities had borrowed to make real estate investments.

  • A mixed day for property stocks, with a near 7% share price leap for intu.

  • Department store chain Debenhams has negotiated a deal with landlords that will allow it to reopen most of its stores on 15 June.

  • Almost 80% of UK retail property owners believe that the Covid-19 pandemic will bring permanent changes to how retail property is leased and the terms on which it is occupied.

  • LabTech has unveiled plans to reopen Camden Market on 1 June, with an estimated 80% of food and beverage businesses expected to start trading again.

  • A body called the Senior Housing & Healthcare Association has been launched in a bid to shape the future of the care industry.

  • Harrods is opening a concept store in London’s Westfield shopping centre to retail remaining stock from the current season.

  • Strettons raised a total of £8.3m at its auction this week, achieving a 92% success rate.

  • Cushman & Wakefield has withdrawn from the direct sales of UK new homes.

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) fund has secured a 10-year lease extension at a Heathrow warehouse.

  • Cineworld has secured a waiver on loan covenant and agreed $110 (£89.7m) of extra liquidity through an increase in its revolving debt facility.

  • The British government is on the hunt for 4m sq ft of industrial space for a potential electric vehicle ‘gigafactory’, Property Week can reveal.

  • A new 140,000 sq ft office development in Bromley has been given the go-ahead.

  • RE-defined will run offices for landlords and cut out ‘middleman’ operators.

  • Retail assets slumped 26.1% in value but the CFO expects long-term demand for London offices to hold up.

  • A business representing the landlords of almost 400 Travelodge hotels is putting together a list of alternative options for landlords should the hotel operator decide to undertake a CVA.

  • Following a torrid spell of trading for the shopping centre landlord, Hammerson’s embattled chief executive David Atkins has announced plans to step down after more than a decade at the helm.