Manchester skyline

“The Manchester market place is buoyant” – NovaLoca interview with Pearson Ferrier

With much talk of “The Northern Powerhouse” in 2015, NovaLoca have been looking at Manchester as one of the key cities involved. With a population of over 2.55 million within Greater Manchester and exciting new developments going forward in 2016, we ... Read more

Blackpool, coastal revival fund

The 77 winners of the £3 million coastal revival fund

The coastal revival fund, which was part of the Coastal Communities Fund launched in 2012, was created to support projects to help revive heritage assets that are important to local communities. NovaLoca have been keeping up with news regarding the ... Read more

Retail-led mixed use

5 retail led mixed-use developments to look out for in 2016

Mixed-use developments are becoming key for the development of urban economies in the UK. These developments create more employment opportunities, raise property values and introduce the local population to a vibrant and diverse “entertainment area”. ... Read more

Retail leisure development

Are mixed-use retail and leisure schemes becoming the norm in the UK?

Many UK towns and cities are currently planning huge retail and leisure schemes. Developers are now creating complex retail led mixed-use schemes and ignoring shopping-only developments. Retail alone seems to no longer be enough for the public and ... Read more

The NOMA scheme Manchester

5 new developments in Manchester that you should be aware of

Manchester is one of the Northern Powerhouse ‘key cities’, with the population of Greater Manchester now over 2.55 million. A lot is happening in the city and in the surrounding areas making Manchester a great place to invest and locate your ... Read more

Black Friday 2015

Should we be accepting Black Friday as a new norm in the UK?

The annual shopping day ‘Black Friday’ has been a huge part of American shopping culture for years. Recently, the frenzy has crossed over the pond to the UK and is now a term well-known in most households. Black Friday , which will take place on ... Read more

Colne Town Centre

Vote now for the ‘Great British High Street’ competition!

The ‘Great British High Street’ supports towns working to revive, adapt and diversify high streets. The scheme, sponsored by Boots, Costa, Post Office, Marks and Spencer and Tesco, aims to provide resources for high street regeneration across ... Read more

Artist impression Heathrow third runway

Heathrow have issued artist images of third runway, new terminal and Business Park

Heathrow airport have released artist impressions of how the proposed third runway will look. Facilities include a new central terminal, hotels, and a business park. The North West runway will be two miles long and big enough to accommodate even ... Read more

Wembley Park

West London Business Property Lunch with Quintain at the Holiday Inn, Wembley

NovaLoca attended the West London Business Property Lunch last Friday, led by Ben Giddens the Development Director of Quintain. The lunch focussed on updates of the impressive Wembley Park Development. Quintain last reported on the development three ... Read more

Top names in commercial property

If you are in commercial property you are most likely male, age 45 and called David…

If you are in commercial property you are most likely male, age 45 and called David... If you are a female in commercial agency you are most likely age 38, called Sarah and surrounded by 5 men. Following our recent newsletter, distributed on 15th ... Read more