Howell's department store, Cardiff (Wikimedia) Commercial property Editor's Choice Mixed use Regeneration Retail Trends 

Historic Cardiff department store to become leisure-led ‘hub’

The historic Howells building on St Mary Street is set to become a state-of-the-art leisure and entertainment destination and commercial hub for the benefit of residents and visitors in Cardiff. The 1.7-acre commercial hub in the centre of Cardiff is to be transformed into a new mixed-use development, plans have revealed. Project managing the programme from inception through to final delivery is international construction and property consultancy, Gleeds who will also cost manage the scheme. The prominent site is being developed by Naissance Capital Real Estate, who acquired it in…

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A large scale redevelopment of Yeovil town centre could be on the cards Cinema & theatre Local Authority Mixed use Regeneration Residential Retail 

Yeovil: regeneration of derelict site could include second cinema

A new retail complex, leisure facilities and homes could form the heart of a new ‘urban quarter’ on the site of the old Cattle Market and Vincents Yard. The town could also get a new hotel and market hall as part of the project, which is being led by Benson Elliott, the owner of the Quedam Shopping Centre. A public consultation is due to take place in the autumn, where the people of Yeovil will have the chance to give their views on the development, with a planning application set…

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Arcade Food Theatre montage Commercial property Restaurants & food Shopping centres Transport hubs 

London: new concept dining complex set to launch at Centre Point

The unique all-day food and drink concept, Arcade Food Theatre, is to launch its debut site at London’s iconic Centre Point development this July. The 12,500sq ft unit has been secured by leading specialist UK property agency, Shelley Sandzer. Arcade Food Theatre will merge an exciting, diverse collection of innovative restaurant brands from across London, all under one roof on Centre Point’s ground floor. The Grade II-listed space features three concept bars, six independent ground-floor kitchens, a coffee and bakery counter, an outdoor terrace, and ‘The Loft’ – an incubated-focused…

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