Victoria Gate owner buys rival to create £21bn shopping centre giant
Shopping centre owner Hammerson, which owns the Victoria Gate development in Leeds, has agreed an all share takeover of rival Intu in a £3.4bn deal that will create Britain's biggest property company.
Burberry is to move around 100 IT roles to its new Leeds site at 6 Queen Street in the city centre following a consultation with employees and said it is very pleased with how the site has performed since it opened in October.
Burberry finally arrives in Leeds and brings with it 400 jobs
Luxury fashion brand Burberry opened its new office in Leeds today and re-iterated its commitment to Yorkshire with the news that the site at 6 Queen Street in the city centre will house over 400 staff, 100 more than was originally planned.
Burberry underlines its commitment to Yorkshire despite halting Leeds plans
Christopher Bailey, the Halifax-born chief creative officer of luxury brand Burberry, has said the potential for UK trading post-Brexit is "enormous" as he insisted the group is "absolutely committed" to keeping its manufacturing in Yorkshire.