Karen Overbury

Karen Overbury

Karen Overbury is Deputy Head of our Business & Commercial Unit, which writes and produces the daily Journal Business pages plus business and commercial supplements. Karen is also editor of The Journal homemaker with a special interest in residential and commercial property.

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Business journalist Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern returning to her roots for North East Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

The NECC has secured award-winning BBC business presenter Steph McGovern to address members of the business community at the sold-out 2014 Tees Valley Dinner

Gary Roe

North East Chamber of Commerce helping companies explore overseas markets

The North East Chamber of Commerce is linking up with counterparts at the British Chambers of Commerce to help the region’s firms identify and exploit commercial opportunities abroad

CAV Aerospace Consett

CAV Aerospace upgrades Consett site with help from Sanderson Weatherall

CAV Aerospace in Consett engaged Sanderson Weatherall’s team to provide project management, architectural services and Construction Design Management co-ordination for the £7m project

Manor Walks retail development in Cramlington Northumberland

Focus on Cramlington: 'New Town' enjoys new growth

Tony Wordsworth and Danny Cramman look at the rapid growth of Cramlington and recent changes which have helped to maintain its popularity as a residential and commercial centre

Barnardo's is relocating to Cobalt Business Park

Barnardo's relocating to Cobalt Business Park

Barnado's has secured ground floor space in Cobalt 13a, a state-of-the-art three-storey office building


UK manufacturing recovery 'continuing'

The manufacturing sector took another step in its recovery last month, according to data from the CIPS/Markit purchasing managers' index survey

The single carriageway on the A1 road near Felton in Northumberland

North East 'at risk of being left in sidings'

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The G9 group of commercial property agents is calling for a renewed focus on regional infrastructure

Belmont Industrial Estate in Durham

Durham City striding out in the commercial sector

It may be small in size and population, but the city of Durham is now packing a punch, Simon Beanland, senior director, Investment, GVA, Newcastle

Neptune Yard, Walker Riverside

Fraser Hydraulic Power moves to new premises at Neptune Yard

Fraser Hydraulic Power (FHP) has moved into new premises following the completion of their 28,000 sq ft design and build unit at Neptune Yard, Walker Riverside

Increasing activity at North East ports

Danny Cramman, head of Industrial Agency, GVA, Newcastle examines the increasing activity at the region's ports


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