Together with partners, Richardson and PATRIZIA, we are delighted to be supporting Bee in the City, a spectacular public art event taking place from July - September this summer. Over eighty individually designed, super-sized Bee sculptures are winging their way to Manchester to form a world-class, free art trail across the city’s streets, parks and public spaces. Our bee called Bee-bop-a-raver will take residence at First Street.
BAM Construction has been appointed as lead contractor to deliver 100 Embankment, the second and final phase of the Embankment scheme in Salford’s Greengate neighbourhood.
With the successful conclusion of MIPIM 2018, and the imminent start on site of 100 Embankment, listen here to the thoughts of Paul Dennett, City Mayor of Salford and Managing Director of Ask, John Hughes about the benefits of delivering the final phase of the Embankment scheme to the Greengate neighbourhood.
Tristan Capital Partners and joint venture partners Ask Real Estate and the Richardson Family, have signed a forward funding agreement with Salford City Council to develop 100 Embankment, the second and final phase of the Embankment scheme in Salford’s Greengate neighbourhood, creating a new corporate centre for the city. The project is scheduled for delivery in early 2020.
Ask Real Estate (Ask), the Richardson Family and Patrizia UK have formed a new Joint Venture to bring forward the remaining office development plots at First Street in Manchester City Centre.
No8 First Street, the 170,000 sq ft Grade A office scheme, is still on track for completion following Carillion’s demise, with the appointment of specialist construction management team Rayner Rowen and supporting sub contractors.
No8 First Street is the first new-build office scheme in Manchester to achieve the “Wired Certified Gold for Development & Re-development” rating for its digital connectivity. The award, which ranks its technology infrastructure amongst the best in the UK, comes as the first occupiers move into the landmark building this week.
Ask Real Estate Limited has secured new long-term investment following the sale of a majority stake in the company to the Richardson family.
Key members of the design team for the new £200m regional arena and conference and exhibition centre for Gateshead Quays have been appointed.
A Joint Venture comprising Ask Real Estate, European Property Investor Special Opportunities 3 (EPISO 3), the opportunity fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, and Carillion has sold the new headquarters building of UK insurer Swinton in central Manchester to a consortium led by M&G Real Estate for £105 million.
The latest occupier to take up residence at First Street has been announced today, with Kettlebell Kitchen completing the line-up of food and drink outlets at Manchester’s newest neighbourhood.
A new multi million pound, state of the art entertainment arena, and conference and exhibition centre is set for the North East as plans by Gateshead Council push forward.
We have recently launched a fantastic competition called Mix Blank Canvas with leading commercial interiors magazine Mix Interiors to look at a range of innovative design solutions for the 6 winter gardens at No8 First Street.
Since construction started last year No8 First Street has provided workplace apprenticeships for 16 young people who, together with Carillion’s build team and its many sub-contractors, are working to deliver the 170,000 sq ft Grade A office scheme. The apprentices have provided support through the numerous contractors on the supply chain and have been working across a wide range of trades including joinery, steelwork, mechanical & electrical, brickwork, dry lining and cladding.
Junkyard Golf Club takes it to the next level with a move to a new 10,000 sq ft venue at First Street in August 2017
Ask Real Estate is celebrating its double win at the annual Insider North West Property Awards 2017. The ceremony, held at Manchester Central on 11 May 2017, gathered more than 1,000 of the region's top professionals, developers, agents and architects to celebrate the North West's achievements over the past 12 months.
The North West’s only MasterChef winner, Simon Wood, has today announced that his much anticipated restaurant, Wood, will launch at Manchester’s First Street this summer.
Plans unveiled at MIPIM today by Ask Real Estate Limited (AREL) and SimpsonHaugh and Partners reveal the vision for the former Bauer Millet showrooms in Manchester.
Photographs released this week to Place North West show a first glimpse of the 170,000 sq ft Grade A office space which is under construction behind the hoardings at No8 First Street.
Swinton Insurance has signed a lease agreement for all 165,000 sq ft of Grade A office space at 101 Embankment in what is the largest property letting deal in Manchester City Centre in recent years.