Property

South West bucks trend of falling investment from overseas firms

June 12, 2014
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South West bucks trend of falling investment from overseas firms

The South West is outperforming most other UK regions for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in a highly-competitive for market, according to research published this week. The region achieved a 44% increase in the number of FDI projects last year, going from 15 to 27 – the highest number since 2010.  Although London remained...

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US housing study earns GreenSquare director Winston Churchill medallion

June 5, 2014
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US housing study earns GreenSquare director Winston Churchill medallion

The development director at GreenSquare, the Chippenham-headquartered social housing and care provider, has received a Winston Churchill medallion for researching affordable housing in the US. Vic O’Brien’s study, undertaken through the Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship, looked at the US’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit system (LIHTC) with a view to seeing if a similar...

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Double fellowship puts Bath financial planner into profession’s top echelon

June 3, 2014
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Double fellowship puts Bath financial planner into profession’s top echelon

A founding partner of Bath-based wealth management firm Epoch has joined an elite group of UK financial planners by becoming a fellow of two leading professional bodies. Dr Markas Gilmartin, pictured, is one of only 80 fellows of the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP), having recently gained a masters degree in financial planning and...

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Office move for fast-growing customer relationship management software firm

June 3, 2014
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Office move for fast-growing customer relationship management software firm

International specialist software company Quality System Solutions has moved its head office to Chippenham to meet its expansion plans. The firm, behind the international cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) software CallPro CRM, has taken a five-year lease on a 2,400 sq ft unit at Lansdowne Court on the town’s Bumpers Farm business park. It...

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Sound victory in top awards for college music hall designed by Bath architects Mitchell Taylor

May 29, 2014
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Sound victory in top awards for college music hall designed by Bath architects Mitchell Taylor

A £2m school communications centre and recital hall designed by Bath architects Mitchell Taylor Workshop has won a prestigious architecture award, beating 21 other nominations from across the South of England. The Pangbourne College Harding Communications Centre near Reading topped the category for design and construction excellence in the Royal Institute of British Architects...

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Green light for showpiece VW dealership designed by Bath architects Stubbs Rich

May 22, 2014
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Green light for showpiece VW dealership designed by Bath architects Stubbs Rich

Bath-based architects Stubbs Rich’s plans for a 35,000 sq ft Volkswagen dealership in Exeter have been given the go ahead. The showroom will be the first building to be constructed on the city’s Matford Green Business Park and will include a 22-car showroom and a 15-bay workshop, plus a large used car display area,...

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Positive client feedback earns top industry award for Carter Jonas Bath office head of lettings

May 22, 2014
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Positive client feedback earns top industry award for Carter Jonas Bath office head of lettings

Sharon Hunter, the head of the lettings department at property agency Carter Jonas’ Bath office, was among the winners at the UK property industry’s largest and longest-running awards. Sharon was one of only five people from across the country to be highly commended in the People category of the ESTAS (Estate and Lettings Agents)...

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Surveyor Alison Williams joins Kavanaghs in West Wiltshire

May 21, 2014
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Surveyor Alison Williams joins Kavanaghs in West Wiltshire

West Wiltshire chartered surveying firm Kavanaghs has appointed Alison Williams to its commercial team. Alison, who heads the firm’s commercial agency team in its Melksham and Trowbridge offices, joined from Alder King’s Swindon office, where she was an associate. In her new role she will be managing commercial lettings, disposals and acquisitions in the...

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Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant chain to spice up Bath’s food scene with outlet in city

May 16, 2014
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Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant chain to spice up Bath’s food scene with outlet in city

Bath’s standing as a city for food lovers will be further strengthened next month when Bristol-based Caribbean restaurant chain Turtle Bay opens. The group is moving into part of the former Duck Son and Pinker music store site on Bridge Street. It is spending £900,000 converting the 5,000 sq ft space into a 150-seat restaurant...

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Built environment award shortlisting for Bath’s BPM Maintenance

May 16, 2014
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Built environment award shortlisting for Bath’s BPM Maintenance

Bath-based BPM Maintenance has been shortlisted in the South West Built Environment Awards 2014 following 60% growth over the past year. The building & property maintenance company is competing in the Small/Medium Enterprise (SME) of the Year category. It said its commitment to people development and adoption of best practices within the company had...

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