Hotel and Leisure Property News

BlackRock buys Hilton Hotel located near Birmingham Airport

The Blackrock UK Property Fund has secured a prime off-market acquisition of the 178-guestroom Hilton Garden Inn near Birmingham Airport. This acquisition is under a franchise deal with Castlebridge Hotels which allows Castlebridge to operate the Hilton Garden Inn brand to operate as usual.   Paul Tebbit, Portfolio Manager Blackrock UK Property Fund, said: “The […]

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Earlsdon Park in Coventry Now 100% Occupied

Commercial property advisors Bromwich Hardy have secured the last letting of a 10,800 sq ft office space for Earlsdon Park in Coventry. The park began life as a college in 1935 before being turned into a mixed-use site; the current site offers offices, leisure services as well as a residential space including a 100 room […]

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Bristol’s Horizon38 Becomes a Magnet for New Development

Horizon 38 Business Park in Filton continues to entice developers, as it welcomes a new seven-storey hotel. The 60-acre business park -one of the largest across the UK- has seen a rapid-fire of announcements in the past few months. The new hotel ‘The Urban Village Resorts’ has received considerable media attention before it opens its […]

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Robert De Niro Denied Hotel in Central London

Robert De Niro Denied Hotel in Central London

The ‘Godfather’ actor who put together a plan to build a boutique hotel in Central London (Convent Garden) has been refused planning permission by a landlord. The Oscar winner was to partner with BD Hotels and Capco (Capital & Counties) to build the 83-room hotel which would feature a spa, members lounge and two restaurants. […]

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‘Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes to Open Bar/Arcade in Sheffield

Bring Me The Horizon’s frontman, Oli Sykes gets his hands into another commercial venture as he plans to open a bar/arcade combination in Sheffield. He previously launched his clothing line ‘Drop Dead Clothing’ store, which is also situated in Sheffield currently closed due to major refurbishment. Currently, a traditional industrial unit will be transformed by […]

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Address Downtown Hotel

Address Downtown Hotel reopens after New Year’s Eve Blaze in 2015

Address Downtown Hotel, owned by Emaar group is set to reopen for its guests following the horrific accident that caused the building to be set on flames in 2015. Police had confirmed there was no evidence of foul play, reports suggested that 15 people had been injured. The hotel is well known around the world […]

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South Africa's First Hilton Garden Inn

South Africa’s First Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Hotels is going to open SA’s first Garden Inn in 2020.The brand has signed a management contract with UA Hotel Company to launch a 207-guestroom Hilton Garden Inn Umhlanga Arch, a mixed-use establishment under development in Umhlanga’s Ridgeside precinct.According to Hilton senior vice president, development, EMEA, Patrick Fitzgibbon, Umhlanga is a remarkable site to […]

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Azizi Developments Seeks to Expand Hotel Business from UAE to India

Azizi Developments Seeks to Expand Hotel Business from UAE to India

Recently in March Azizi Developments were confirmed to take on a grand project for Dubai Sports City which would cost over $200m around AED750million; this would build 431 apartments which are split into 238 studio flats, 140 one bed, 53 two-bedroom apartments. The project would be located on the well-known Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road […]

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Axiom shopping centre development plan

Largest UK Shopping Centre in 20 years to be Built in Yorkshire

It has been announced the biggest out of town retail development in the last 20 years, named Axiom will be located near the town of Castleford, Yorkshire and is due to open in 2021. What is unique about the 106-acre development is that it will include a 10,000 seat stadium for the local rugby league […]

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a9 site being converted to hotel, food and retail outlet

Multi-million Pound Hotel, Food and Retail Village Under-Talks for A9 Site

Pioneering and aspiring propositions for a multi-million-pound hotel, food, and retail village have been disclosed on the A9. The Managing Director of Tomatin Trading Company, William Frame, capitulated a planning request to reinvigorate the recently ignored and abandoned site at the Tomatin junction that would be in easy access to both Aviemore and Iverness. The […]

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