GMI nets £95m haul of orders in first two months

Aaron Morby 3 years ago
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GMI Construction Group has got the year off to a flying start securing more than £95m of work across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands.

Work starts this month on a 188-bed student accommodation project on Park Lane in Leeds
Work starts this month on a 188-bed student accommodation project on Park Lane in Leeds

Its project haul from new and existing clients ranges from warehouses and retail to offices and a hotel.

Andy Bruce, GMI’s group managing director said: “2019 was a record-breaking year for GMI in all aspects but particularly in terms of new client wins, expansion into new sectors and the growth of our order book.

“To open things up in the same fashion so early into 2020 is a very encouraging sign, and a strong indication of further growth to come this year.”

“Our expanding divisional operations in the Midlands, North West, Yorkshire and the North East continue to reap strong rewards and fully justify our commitments to grow our capacity in those areas in the face of strong demand,” said Bruce.

Secured orders

Plot A, Goole 36: A new 240,000 sq. ft. warehouse/industrial unit for new customer Tritax Symmetry pre-let to Croda Europe Ltd.

Kirkby Retail Development: A new 94,000 sq ft retail park development featuring a new 42,000 sq ft Morrisons Store and petrol station for long-standing customer St Modwen.

Booths Park, Knutsford. A new two-storey 70,000 sq ft office building development for repeat customer Bruntwood in Cheshire with the end occupier being Portswigger Web Security.

Hampton by Hilton York. A new 143-bedroom hotel in the heart of York City Centre awarded by Avantis Hotels and with a value of £25m.

Harrier Park, Hucknall: A 196,000 sq ft UK headquarters for educational resource supplier RM Educational Resources on behalf of Muse Developments and Rolls-Royce within the heart of a 70-acre mixed use site in Hucknall.

Park Lane, Leeds: A 188-bed student accommodation scheme on Park Lane, Leeds for Waypoint with a £20m project worth.

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