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L-R: Matthew Wales, Ben Johnson, Andrew Flower, Christian Crawfurd, Laura Halse, Jo Williams

DTZ put in Peak Performance for Charity

Posted on July 2, 2015 3:50 pm by admin under Agent News

Six adventurous professionals from the Bristol and Cardiff offices of global real estate advisor DTZ have successfully completed the gruelling Brecon Beacons 10 Peaks Challenge on behalf of charity. L-R: Matthew Wales, Ben Johnson, Andrew Flower, Christian Crawfurd, Laura Halse, Jo Williams DTZ surveyors Ben Johnson, Jo Williams,... Read More


Bruton Knowles offers Berkeley Retail and Resi Investment Opportunity

Posted on July 1, 2015 4:36 pm by admin under Agent News

Julian Capewell, of property consultancy Bruton Knowles, is seeking investors interested in a pair of shops which also provide the opportunity to enter the lucrative residential market in the Gloucestershire town of Berkeley. Independence House, on Canonbury Road, comprises two retail properties – a laundry and a takeaway - with... Read More


Businesses steered to leading out-of-town Business Park

Posted on June 29, 2015 3:36 pm by admin under Agent News

Colliers International has been appointed by high-tech manufacturer Nivida to let 930 Aztec West on the northern fringe of Bristol. The contemporary office building, situated on the south-eastern corner of Park Drive, provides a total of 30,713 sq ft of business space, comprising flexible suites ranging from 10,055 sq ft. Among the... Read More


Strong interest expected in refurbished Worcestershire Inn

Posted on June 29, 2015 12:01 pm by admin under Agent News

Colliers International is expecting strong interest in the extensively refurbished Wharf Inn in Worcestershire, which is on the market at a freehold price of £450,000 plus VAT. The extensively refurbished inn, at Holt Heath, comprises a well-fitted 36 cover bar with a conservatory-style extension overlooking the River Severn, and a... Read More


Rental Increases are taking Tenants by Surprise says Aitchison Raffety

Posted on June 26, 2015 4:26 pm by admin under Industry News

A combination of increased demand and diminishing supply has led to commercial property rent rises in many areas, Aitchison Raffety reports. “In some ways tenants have had it good for a long time in so far as current rental levels are only now starting to exceed those reached in the late 1980s, and rents generally have remained... Read More

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Bristol Business Community boosts Green Charity at Colliers TRYathlon

Posted on 26 June, 2015 by admin under Agent News

Professionals from a variety of firms in Bristol helped to raise money for a locally-based green transport charity by taking part in the annual Colliers International TRYathlon. With competitors able to enter as individuals or in teams of three, more than170 representatives from over 40 local firms took part in the event, easily surpassing... Read More


First Unit sold at Truro’s Walker Business Park

Posted on June 25, 2015 2:29 pm by admin under Agent News

Vickery Holman has announced that building work is now complete on the first phase of the Walker Business Park development at Threemilestone, Truro - and the first purchaser, CJ Medical, is due to take-up occupation shortly. Owner Charles Reynolds believes that the purchase of the unit will enable the business to grow. He says; “It... Read More

LSH urges Developers to take Opportunity to Shape Future of South Gloucestershire

Posted on June 23, 2015 2:41 pm by admin under Agent News

Landowners and property developers are being urged to help shape the future planning policy of South Gloucestershire by taking part in key consultation exercises. Commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) is stressing that unless the owners of land and property contribute to South Gloucestershire Council’s... Read More

DTZ completes Cardiff deal and Birmingham appointment

Posted on June 23, 2015 2:19 pm by admin under Agent News

As South Wales continues to improve in both economic and commercial property terms, an increasing number of businesses are choosing to launch operations in Cardiff as a means of taking advantage of the strong consumer climate. One such firm is Better Bathrooms, which will open a new showroom on the city’s Hadfield Road this Friday,... Read More

Piecemeal’ Development Won’t Meet New Homes Demand for City

Posted on June 16, 2015 2:09 pm by admin under Agent News

The housebuilding boom in the West could be heading to derailment due to the sheer lack of space coming forward, says Bristol builder Helm Construction. The firm said that planning bottlenecks combined with the lack of a definitive plan to identify and develop Brownfield sites, will continue to affect development. Helm Construction... Read More

Watch Retailer Wastes No Time In Keeping Up With Demand

Posted on June 16, 2015 10:10 am by admin under Agent News

One of Britain’s oldest prestige watch company’s is about to more than double the size of its Birmingham store. Watches of Switzerland — which has established a 15 showroom network in its 91-year history — has been selling upmarket Swiss timepieces from its 1,572 sq ft store at its 124 New Street premises since 1995. It has... Read More

Burston Cook secures duel Fountain Court lettings

Posted on June 12, 2015 10:41 am by admin under Agent News

Burston Cook acting jointly with CBRE on behalf of Wadehurt Investment Ltd, have recently let two office suites at Elm House in Fountain Court in Bristol, comprising a total of approximately 3,000 sq ft. Commenting on the lettings Finola Ingham, Associate Director at Burston Cook, acting on behalf of the landlord, said: “I am... Read More

Only one Suite remaining at Bristol’s King William House following latest Lettings

Posted on June 11, 2015 4:27 pm by admin under Agent News

Colliers International has let a further two office suites at Bristol’s King William House, on behalf of Scarborough Group International, leaving just one suite available. The former potato factory, on the eastern side of Queen Square, has been converted to provide open plan accommodation, and was recently refurbished to give the... Read More


Bellrock completes letting of Yeadon shop

Posted on June 11, 2015 12:03 pm by admin under Agent News

Leicester based property and facilities management company, Bellrock, has secured the letting of a Yeadon shop on behalf of Johnson Cleaners UK Limited. Bellrock has let the 434 sq ft ground floor retail unit on an Internal Repairing & Insuring Sublease to a private individual. The sublease is for a term until 24 March 2016,... Read More


Naylors appointed to manage Historic Newcastle Office Building

Posted on June 4, 2015 9:59 am by admin under Agent News

Three months after it was sold to a private investor for close to £13m, Naylors has been hired to manage and let one of Newcastle’s most prestigious office buildings. St Nicholas Building — which combines an impressive Grade II listed façade with  64,175 sq ft of high quality office space — was first offered for sale in 1997... Read More


LSH completes Gladman Tewkesbury Office Sale

Posted on June 2, 2015 9:49 am by admin under Agent News

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has completed the sale of two prestige Gloucestershire office developments — together worth more than £6m. After considerable interest, the agency’s Bristol office sold Miller Court, a 52,609 sq ft multi-let campus in the centre of Tewkesbury Business Park, on behalf of Gladman to pan-European real... Read More

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Bruton Knowles strengthens South West Rural Affairs Team

Posted on 1 June, 2015 by admin under Agent News

Property consultant Bruton Knowles has responded to the sharp rise in activity across the agricultural sector by strengthening the rural affairs team at its Gloucester office. Shaun O’Keeffe (pictured) – who served ten years in the armed forces prior to embarking on a successful career as a surveyor – is joining the rural team... Read More


LondonMetric bags Tesco Man

Posted on May 29, 2015 2:27 pm by admin under Industry News

LondonMetric — the FTSE 250 listed property company — has hired a former member of Tesco’s estates team to boost its own distribution portfolio. Sam Pringle, who for seven years helped manage the retail giant’s property strategy and convenience food store expansion, is joining the two-year-old LondonMetric Property as an asset... Read More


Undervalued Plymouth Offices driving Investment Activity

Posted on May 28, 2015 4:45 pm by admin under Agent News

Investment activity in the South West commercial property market is continuing briskly, with the latest transaction being the sale of Plymouth’s Endurance House. The Parkway Court property was acquired by private clients of Vickery Holman for a purchase price of £870,000, reflecting a net initial yield of 8.48 per cent, allowing for... Read More


Traders see Red as the ‘Thee Rs’ take the Gloss off Bristol’s Golden Mile

Posted on May 26, 2015 10:42 am by admin under Agent News

Although the situation on the high street has improved slightly since the end of the recession, small retail businesses in town and city centres are still facing pressure from a number of factors which analysts claim are stifling growth. This is particularly the case in Bristol, where specialists from property agent Bruton Knowles claim the... Read More


Avoiding the Pitfalls of Pension Property Investment

Posted on May 26, 2015 9:50 am by admin under Agent News

Since April this year anyone over 55 and with a big enough contribution pot has the option of taking up to a quarter of their State pension as a one-off tax-free lump sum. While investing in property has its attractions, getting the right advice is the key to avoiding pitfalls and potential disasters. According to West Country real... Read More

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Carter Jonas strengthens Oxford Office

Posted on May 22, 2015 12:52 pm by admin under Industry News

As part of part of its Vision 2020 strategy, property services adviser Carter Jonas has implemented a round of 39 nationwide promotions — five within its Oxford office — and recruited a sixth member to the city’s planning team. The Oxford promotions (left to right) Simon Mole, Chris Willett, Juliana Markeson, Christopher Rhodes and... Read More

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