16 November 2011
Corporate partner, Craigie Pearson, with Philip Wigg and commercial property senior assistant, Victoria Towers, acted for Bespoke Hotels Limited on its taking of two long leases, one for Cotswold House Hotel and one for the Noel Arms, both in Chipping Campden.
15 November 2011
Commercial property partner, Matthew Swainston, has acted for long standing client Redevco UK in respect of the disposal of 180-190 Lewisham High Street which completed on 15 November 2011. A sovereign wealth fund purchased the retail unit for £7.65 million. The unit is wholly let to Primark.
11 November 2011
Forsters has acted for longstanding client BA Pension Fund on the sale to National Grid UK Pension Scheme of a 50% stake in its Avonmeads Retail Park in Bristol for £32.5m.
The retail park comprises 165,000 sq ft and has an unrestricted open A1 consent. It is let to Boots, Mothercare, Marks & Spencer and Outfit.
8 November 2011
Forsters has acted for a syndicate of Irish investors in connection with the sale of 11-17 Castle Street & 8-10 Castle Meadow, Norwich for circa £6m. The property, situated in the heart of Norwich city centre, is within one of the core pedestrianised retailing thoroughfares.
27 October 2011
Commercial property partner Andrew Crabbie acted for The Chamber of Shipping on its sale of Carthusian Court, 12 Carthusian Street, London EC1 to The Property Trust Group.
This prime mixed use building totalling 31.031sq m comprises office, retail, residential and ancillary accommodation .
5 October 2011
Commercial property partner, Matthew Swainston, has acted for Mayer Real Estate in respect of the acquisition of Peter House, Peter Square, Manchester which completed on 5 October 2011. Mayer paid £14.7 million for the Central Manchester 95,000 square foot office building, which is predominately let to Regus. Peter House is a landmark office buildi
19 September 2011
Tim Taylor, Head of Planning at Forsters, has acted for Soneva Properties providing advice in respect of their proposed new hotel development. Planning permission was granted by the London Borough of Hackney on 19 September 2011 for a new 23 storey building which will form a 247 room 4 star hotel. The hotel will include an 838 sq metre business cen
15 September 2011
Forsters has acted for F&C Commercial Property Trust Limited in relation to the forward funding of a development of a five block, 499 bed student hall of residence with ground floor café, gym and launderette in Winchester.
1 September 2011
Forsters acted for Lathe Investments in relation to a £36 million loan from the Co-operative Bank to refinance its, Ladysmith Shopping Centre in Ashton Under Lyne, Greater Manchester. This shopping centre was built in the 1960's and was refurbished in the 1990's and comprises 50 units including Greggs, TopShop, Peacocks, Timpsons, First Choice and Boots. Forsters continues to do a
16 August 2011
Forsters has acted for Helical (Aldridge) Limited on the sale of land and buildings at Westgate, West Point, Aldridge. The property was sold to Charter House Investments LLP for £5.8 million and the sale completed on 16 August 2011. The property is used as a large recycling unit and is let to Greenstar Environmental Limited.