Archive for the ‘Property’ category

Maidstone closer to securing major new hotel

Maidstone closer to securing major new hotel Kent’s county town is a major step forward to welcoming a 150-bedroom hotel at Eclipse Park, next to Junction 7 of the M20, after it received full planning permission. Full planning permission for the hotel was granted to Gallagher Properties, part of the Maidstone-based quarrying, aggregates, construction and […]

Third Of First Time Buyers In The Dark Over Their Purchase

Almost a third of first time buyers across the country admit that they do not understand the processes involved when purchasing their first home. At a time when schemes such as Help to Buy are seeing demand rapidly increase, RICS has today launched a set of free, consumer-friendly guides to help buyers and sellers understand […]

Building Begins at Manston Business Park

A new home for small businesses being built in Thanet will provide 16,000 sq ft of space for local start-ups and growing companies, thanks to a landmark deal concluded by East Kent Opportunities. Groundworks on the site known as Elevation Space have recently got underway at Manston Business Park, the development being promoted by East […]

HMRC Homes in on Second Property Sales

HM Revenue & Customs has set its sights on undeclared profits made from the sale of second homes, warns DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors. The property sales clampdown is aimed at anyone who has sold second or additional residential properties in the UK or abroad where capital gains tax should be paid on any […]

Locate in Kent counting on new board member

Investment promotion agency Locate in Kent has added experienced chartered accountant Clive Stevens to its board of directors. Clive, Managing Partner at Reeves, was appointed to the board at a meeting earlier this month. The 56-year-old, who has been responsible for securing the firm’s growth and strategic direction since 1995, has become the first accountant […]

First birthday celebration for NewBuy scheme at Kings Hill

Kings Hill homebuilders have wished many happy returns to NewBuy, the government’s scheme to help homebuyers as it celebrates its ‘first birthday’. Kings Hill New Homes, the forum which brings together masterplanning developer Liberty Property Trust UK, Kent County Council and homebuilders at Kings Hill, near Maidstone, has praised NewBuy for having a positive impact […]

Havas moves to Hermitage Court

A global communications group has moved into its new offices at Hermitage Court, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone. From its new Kent offices, Havas Shared Services Ltd will continue to provide management services to the subsidiaries of Havas, one of the world’s largest global advertising, digital and communications groups, with its headquarters in Paris. The company has […]

Crowe Clark Whitehill expands

The new year means a new home for the Tunbridge Wells office of Crowe Clark Whitehill, a leading national firm offering audit, tax and business advisory services. In order to accommodate recent growth and plans for further expansion, the team has moved to larger premises on Mount Ephraim Road. Crowe Clark Whitehill operates from eight […]

Kent Design and Development Awards- Winners Announced!

The finalists of the Kent Design and Development Awards have been announced. The awards, which have been jointly organised and sponsored by DHA Planning, Kent County Council and Ward Homes, celebrate the best new buildings and developments across Kent over the past two years. During the evening, eight bespoke awards, specially designed and created by […]

Kent property market shows signs of optimism

Kent is emerging as a favourable business location in the South East, with its property industry showing some signs for optimism and mirroring the national picture, according to the 21st annual Kent Property Market Report published this month. The report, which reviews the county’s commercial, retail, tourism, rural and residential property markets, and its regeneration […]