Lugano Group has completed the fit out of a retail unit for Tesco Express. The Store on Grainger Street will provide over 2500 sq ft of space enhancing the retail offering in this busy promenade. As part of this process Lugano have successfully applied for an obtained a licence for the Sale of Alcohol. This was granted following a previous refusal, and dismissal of an appeal in the magistrates court. Through extensive negotiations and discussions, with the Council, the Police, and local faith groups fears have been ameliorated and conditions accepted to assist with issues that may have arisen with respect to the impact of the proposals.

Lugano group has completed the sale of its properties at Whitley Bay to North Tyneside Council in a partnership to assist with the regeneration of this coastal resort. The sale will be followed by a contract for demolition and remediation to be undertaken by Lugano Group ultimately leading to the redevelopment of the sites to assist in the rejuvenation of the town. Work on the demolition process is expected to commence in July 2014.