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Rhys Owen


Rhys Owen is Leasing Director for the NW's leading commercial landlord Orbit Developments. He looks after the company's 12-office strong Stockport property portfolio - a role he has held for many years - advising businesses on how to locate, start and grow in what is now one of the most well-invested towns in the UK. He is a regular and knowledgeable commentator on all things Stockport - property being an excellent barometer of the wider economic health of a place.




Retail Business News - The family-run business joins some of the UK s best-known retail names on the leading retail Park including Tk Maxx, Curry s, JD Sports and The Range and will be neighbours on the Business Park to brands including Screwfix, Toolstation, Benchmark Kitchens, CTD Tiles and City Plumbing.


Top shutter business moves onto Aintree Racecourse business park

Legal Business News - In addition to its Liverpool HQ, the specialist law firm now occupies 19,400 sq ft on the first and second floors of the prestigious Parklands 5B building as part of their growth plans, and to take advantage of the legal talent in Manchester. Founded in 2006 Bond Turner is part of the Anexo Group plc.


Growing law firm expands North West footprint in Bolton business park

Kemtile appoints Northern Territory Manager

By Rhys Owen

Feb 20 2020 12:00AM

Construction Business News - George brings 30 years of construction and flooring installation expertise to the Territory Manager role and will now work as part of an extensive commercial team based in Kemtile s UK HQ in Warrington.


Kemtile appoints Northern Territory Manager

Team Ineos moves to Wilmslow office

By Rhys Owen

Feb 10 2020 12:00AM

Property Business News - Team INEOS, formerly Team Sky, launched in 2010 with the ambition of winning the Tour de France with a British rider within five years, a goal achieved within just three years when Bradley Wiggins won the ...


Team Ineos moves to Wilmslow office

New coffee shop for Tytherington business village

By Rhys Owen

Jan 07 2020 12:00AM

Property Business News - The Coffee Tree will join a Premier Inn hotel, Springwood pub, restaurant, and a Subway store already on the Park, but offer a new experience for businesses.


New coffee shop for Tytherington business village

Technology Business News - Plasma Clean which made its name providing kitchen ventilation solutions to McDonalds, Burger King and Hilton Hotels among others is now adapting its cutting edge plasma and UV-C technologies to tackle more issues associated with indoor air quality across the workplace.


Macclesfield firm uses mega lungs to flag indoor air quality issue

Technology Business News - Plasma Clean which made its name providing kitchen ventilation solutions to McDonalds, Burger King and Hilton Hotels among others is now adapting its cutting edge plasma and UV-C technologies to tackle more issues associated with indoor air quality across the workplace.


Stockport firm uses mega lungs to tackle indoor air pollution at work

Finance business celebrates 5th anniversary

By Rhys Owen

Dec 11 2019 12:00AM

Finance Business News - The bespoke brokerage division of Leonard Curtis, Reach is now a 12-strong UK-wide team that works across all 18 Group offices, within an organisation of over 200 professional services advisers.


Finance business celebrates 5th anniversary

Leonard Curtis bolster senior team in Scotland

By Rhys Owen

Dec 06 2019 12:00AM

Finance Business News - A qualified accountant, James joins Leonard Curtis as a Senior Manager within the Group s Business Rescue and Recovery division, on Waterloo Street, in the city. He joins the professional services group following a sixteen-year tenure at one of Glasgow s big-four accountancy firms.


Leonard Curtis bolster senior team in Scotland

New office in Altrincham for ambitious software firm

By Rhys Owen

Dec 02 2019 12:00AM

Property Business News - Aquarium collaborates with the industry s biggest brands to provide insurance products to millions of high street bank and supermarket customers, as well as their clients, selling direct to consumers via their call centres and on-line, all supported by its market-leading technology.


New office in Altrincham for ambitious software firm

Construction Business News - Starting as a three-person team, Kemtile was acquired by US-based RPM Performance Coatings Group a year ago. It is now a division of its industrial brand, Stonhard, which provides a range of products and services to various markets in more than 65 countries across the globe.


Commercial flooring specialist Kemtile celebrates 40 years

Finance Business News - Langricks has made an ongoing commitment to DebtAware the specialist education arm of the national Debt Advice Foundation to raise funds to support a unique Money Skills for Life programme in primary schools.


Langricks Golf Day raises £2500 for school money skills programme

Property Business News - The interior dubbed the House of Make is up for a Prolific North Inspired Space Award. This year marks Inspired Spaces North s fourth time of recognising the finest workspaces in the region. Make Events is one of 20 which made an initial shortlist.


Orbit Developments' customer in running for inspired office interior award

Property Business News - The base, which is now in Orbit Developments Beckwith House, provides the company s Research and Development team in England with their own dedicated premises. This base also doubles as WeEn s European headquarters linking staff in Italy, Holland, Germany and Turkey.


UK HQ for semiconductor business moves into central Stockport

Property Business News - Brimming with history the building was designed in 1839 by architect Edward Walters and is a fitting spot for a pizzeria as its architectural features were inspired by Italian palazzo style.


Franco Manca settles into life in Orbit's Cobden House

Everyday Loans appoints new Chief Financial Officer

By Rhys Owen

Oct 29 2019 12:00AM

Finance Business News - ACCA-qualified, she joins the executive team of the UK s largest non-standard branch-based lender of unsecured loans from parent company, Non-Standard Finance plc NSF , where she was Finance Director from 2015.


Everyday Loans appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Finance Business News - The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sharc Energy Limited, which was originally established to support the deployment of Sharc technology as a renewable solution for delivering heating and cooling systems to large commercial buildings.


Joint administrators appointed at Glasgow-based Sharc Highlands Ltd

Property Business News - The value retailer will employ 60-80 full and part time staff in the new store, which occupies a prominent spot at the entrance to Middlebrook and boasts 33,260 sq ft with a 5,565 sq ft conservatory and 9,537 sq ft garden centre.


Home Bargains to move into Orbit's Middlebrook Retail & Leisure Park in Bolton

Finance Business News - The inaugural Money Skills for Life lesson for nine and ten year olds kicked off at the school on Frieston Road last week, marking a milestone for the charity, and chartered accountancy sponsor Langricks, whose vision is to give vital financial skills to sc...


Accountant backs money skills education in Cheshire primary school

Food Business News - Thai Kitchen No 6 is the latest to join a diverse range of independent restaurant businesses in 55 King Street, owned and managed by Orbit Developments.


Independent Manchester scene 'cooking' at 55 King Street