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
  • 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.