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Sale to employees gives analytics company the edge

A Leeds-based data science business that specialises in demographic data analysis and forecasting has been sold for an undisclosed sum to its employees, in a deal that will see its team of 17 take full ownership of the company. Edge Analytics Limited has been sold to an Employee Ownership Trust by

Farm equipment company plough invesment into new premises

An international potato, beet and vegetable machinery retailer and servicing company has acquired 4.49 acres of industrial land on York Road in Market Weighton for an undisclosed sum. GRIMME UK is now investing £3m transforming the site into its Yorkshire base. GRIMME UK is a sales and service subsidiary of the market-leading

New jobs at Leeds engineering firm sparked by demand for electric vehicle charging points

High-voltage power specialist Engineered Systems Electrical (ESE) is planning to create new engineering jobs and apprenticeships at its Leeds headquarters as a result of innovative green technology that is set to become be a key component in the sustainable infrastructure required for large-scale electric vehicle charging. As electric vehicle ownership grows

Worl starts at prime Wakefield development site

Work has started on site today at a prime employment park on the outskirts of Wakefield. Leading Yorkshire property company Frank Marshall Estates bought the four-acre site at Flanshaw Way, close to Junction 41 of the M1, from Flanshaw Property Ltd for £1.3 million earlier this year. Visiting the development this week,

Van-Line Ltd signs ten-year lease for Towngate Link unit

Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist Towngate PLC, has agreed a ten-year lease with Van-Line Ltd on a 57,500 sq ft industrial unit in Leeds. The high-specification TL3 unit – which forms part of the newly-built Towngate Link development – will see the wholesale firm join existing tenants, London City Bond

Bradford garden centre backs fledgling business

Tong Garden Centre has become the first retail outlet to stock a range of handmade garden stoneware from fledgling Leeds business, Set in Stone. Set in Stone launched in May 2019 and is the brainchild of family friends Carl Pitts, 36 and Sam Smith, 35 who live in Belle Isle, Leeds. Bricklayers

Gregory completes £30m+ student development in Leeds

Gregory Property Group has announced the completion of The Refinery, a new £30m plus, 407-bed student residential development on the edge of Leeds city centre. A ceremony took place this week to formally handover the scheme to Fresh Property Management which is operating the site on behalf of investor Curlew Alternative