Business

Collingwood House in Newcastle which has been sold by Buccleuch Property

Collingwood House in Newcastle sells for £2.95m

Buccleuch Property have sold the the mixed use commercial development 15 years after first acquiring it

intu Metrocentre to be extended as part of £17m Qube development

How the Qube redevelopment will look at intu Metrocentre when it opens in March 2016
10 of the 11 restaurants in Qube have been named including Ask, Bella Italia, TGI Fridays and North East newcomer Thaikhun

County Durham company Wear Inns secures a multi-million pound refinancing agreement

John Weir and John Sands of Wear Inns
The County Durham company has a portfolio of 26 pubs, but is looking to go further across the region and beyond thanks to a deal from NatWest

Next phase in multi-million pound Shieldfield student village unveiled

A CGI of the Portland Green development shows where the next three buildings will be constructed
Contractors Metnor Group are carrying out the £20m scheme, which will create beds for almost 1,000 students in Shieldfield

Uncertainty over North East jobs after global giant Technip announces 6,000 redundancies

Technip Umbilicals manufacturing facility in Walker
Engineering firm Technip with major presence on the Tyne is cutting jobs as a result of the global oil price slump

Rivers Capital investment sees Robo Pixel Games set for first major release

From left, Jonathan Clarke, Tom Didymus, Andrew Burnet, James Batten and Elliott Oldham of Robo Pixel Games
Middlesbrough start-up's platform game, Gunnihilation, combines modern features with a retro feel

Tom Mordue: More needed to put the North East on the tourist map

Professor Tom Mordue, Newcastle Business School
Professor from the Newcastle Business School says we need tourism strategy that is genuinely regional and inclusive

CLA says rural housing delivery must form vital part of Government's home building plans

CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn
Regional director Dorothy Fairburn says for the countryside is crucial to boosting rural economy

The world leader from Dunston that is revolutionising the car sales industry

CEO of Zerolight, Darren Jobling, with his company's pioneering technology
Chief executive of Zerolight, Darren Jobling, discusses the Dunston company's swift rise to Audi 'visualisation partner'

Tyne and Wear Metro businesses: From tattoo artists to yoga studios

Monkseaton, Metro Station
The Metro station provides a home for more than 40 businesses from a range of sectors
Collingwood House in Newcastle which has been sold by Buccleuch Property

Collingwood House in Newcastle sells for £2.95m

Buccleuch Property have sold the the mixed use commercial development 15 years after first acquiring it

Tom Mordue: More needed to put the North East on the tourist map

Professor Tom Mordue, Newcastle Business School
Professor from the Newcastle Business School says we need tourism strategy that is genuinely regional and inclusive

CLA says rural housing delivery must form vital part of Government's home building plans

CLA North regional director Dorothy Fairburn
Regional director Dorothy Fairburn says for the countryside is crucial to boosting rural economy
The Corbridge Larder, which has come up for sale

The Corbridge Larder delicatessen and coffee shop comes up for sale

The leasehold prime Northumberland deli, which has developed many customers over the last 20 years, is available for upwards of £99,950

First letting at Newcastle office block The Pearl following £3m refurbishment

The Pearl office building in Newcastle which has undergone refurbishment
The Royal British Legion has taken on a 10-year lease on the third floor of the landmark building on New Bridge Street West, Newcastle

Retail entrepreneur opens new Jesmond store and plans expansion outside North East

Jenny Peng Gillender, centre, with Sintons partners Alok Loomba, left, Christopher Welch, right
Jenny Peng Gillender has followed in the footsteps of former Body Shop franchisee dad Wilf to open Peak Boutique's first shop
Helen Russell of H&H Land and Property

H&H Land and Property says quarter of clients still waiting for vital BPS forms

Land agents advise those acting for themselves for contact the RPA as soon as possible or risk financial penalties

County Durham farmer among four new faces at British Wool Marketing Board

Carl Stephenson, BWMB board member for the English Northern region
Carl Stephenson, of Teesdale, has taken over from Malcolm Corbett to represent the English Northern region

Exceptional sheep and cattle entries at the Northumberland County Show 2015

Andrew Rimmer with the Northumberland County Show 2015 Dairy Champion, Haresfoot Napier Bella
Sheep steward says Champion of Champions a "real show sheep" with extremely rare character at the Northumberland County Show
Monkseaton, Metro Station

Tyne and Wear Metro businesses: From tattoo artists to yoga studios

The Metro station provides a home for more than 40 businesses from a range of sectors

Small businesses positive, confident and growing, new FSB survey reveals

FSB North East regional chairman Ted Salmon
Organisation's North East chairman Ted Salmon says Government must create right environment for SMEs to thrive

Is the living wage right for the North East small businesses?

Pupils marching from their school, arriving at the council offices asking for a living wage of £7.65 an hour for all county employees
The concept of living wage divides opinion among the region's small businesses, as Tom Keighley finds out
Jeff Alexander of Surgo Construction

Northern Counties Builders Federation baffled by poor take-up of financial merits

The federation is considering giving three £1,000 bursaries to interested North East Universities - a welcome boost for students

Gentoo's £92m homes scheme on site of Prudhoe Hospital gets approval

An aerial view of the planned Prudhoe Hall development by Gentoo
Architects Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall have designed the scheme, which will secure around 140 construction jobs

Business Supplement: Constructing Excellence

Constructing Excellence
An 8-page report on the recent Constructing Excellence Awards 2015, the highlight of the year for the North East construction industry
Stephane Catherine of Ubisoft

Journal fund has created thousands of jobs around the North East

The Let’s Grow Fund has invested £30m and either created or safeguarded more than 3,500 jobs

Big Names with Big Intentions Arrive in Newcastle - sponsored feature

New Juke in Body shop
Manufacturing and Engineering North East is a new conference and exhibition taking place in Newcastle - sponsored feature

New manufacturing and engineering event will showcase region's finest - sponsored feature

Global manufacturing and engineering successes from the North East will be showcased
Two-day conference will shine a light on North East engineers and inspire others to develop their career - sponsored feature

Videos & Photos

The Great North City Games in Gateshead, Andy Turner competes in his last ever race

Great Run Company looking to take City Games athletics competition around the world

Lee Westwood during the official opening of his Filly course at Close House in Northumberland with owner Graham Wylie

Sales up 7% at Close House Golf Club owned by multi-millionaire Graham Wylie

The Fred Olsen Balmoral docked at Port of Tyne

Sneak preview of leading cruise ship set to be based on the Tyne next summer

 

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