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Founders step down as Legat Owen and Lamont Commercial announce Merger

Posted on August 11, 2015 10:26 am by admin under Agent News

In a strategic move to strengthen their market position two independent North West property consultancies have merged to form Legat Owen (Incorporating Lamont). Peter Johnston (left) and Neil Lamont in front of Legat Owen’s “incorporation team”. The consolidation — between Legat Ownen and Lamont Commercial — has created one... Read More


Vickery Holman reports Busy Six Months in Plymouth

Posted on August 10, 2015 2:35 pm by admin under Agent News

South West commercial property specialist Vickery Holman reports a number of big deals in Plymouth during the first six months of the year as the market continues to improve. Perhaps the most documented property sale of the year for the firm was that of The Ship on Brest Road, which was purchased by local developer Burrington... Read More

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Chartridge Venues Adds Marsh Farm Hotel To Its UK Portfolio

Posted on August 5, 2015 1:00 pm by admin under Agent News

Malaysian-owned Chartridge Venues has made its fifth UK acquisition with the purchase of a distressed hotel in Royal Wootton Bassett. It paid £1.8m for the landmark Marsh Farm Hotel. The 48-bedroom property was listed by Savills in February after its owner Oyster Hotels went into administration. The real estate advisor was acting for... Read More

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Ryden Warns Of “Substantial” Rate Rises For Scotland’s Prime Sites

Posted on August 5, 2015 10:52 am by admin under Agent News

The majority of companies in Scotland could be facing a steep rise in business rates with the upcoming rating revaluation, the country’s largest independent commercial property advisor has warned. Ryden — which has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and also in Leeds — claims that commercial properties in... Read More


Freehold Toll Bridge with Tax-Free Income hits the Market

Posted on July 31, 2015 11:35 am by admin under Agent News

One of only eight privately-owned toll bridges in the UK is back on the market — complete with a 236-year-old tax exemption on the £100,000-a-year income it provides. The Whitney-on-Wye Toll Bridge, between Hereford and Hay-on-Wye, is being sold by owners Grahame Penny and Maggie Taylor (pictured below) after three years managing... Read More


Investor sought for Gloucester Landmark Site with Potential

Posted on 24 July, 2015 by admin under Agent News

Offers over £1.25m are being sought for a landmark investment and development opportunity in what is described as “one of the best known retail locations” in Gloucester city centre. Bruton Knowles and Prime Retail have jointly been instructed to sell 2-4 Southgate Street, a prominent corner unit overlooking The Cross. The retail... Read More

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Upcoming Auction will Test Strength of Three Counties Land Values

Posted on July 20, 2015 4:07 pm by admin under Agent News

An upcoming auction in will act as a barometer for agricultural land values across the Three Counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire says a specialist in the sector. According to Matthew Peters (pictured), of agents Bruton Knowles, the auction - to be held on Wednesday September 9 at the Prescott Hill Climb... Read More

Small Businesses alerted to availability of Flexible Industrial Units at Scarborough Business Park

Posted on July 20, 2015 11:41 am by admin under Agent News

As demand increases for flexible industrial space, small businesses and start-ups are being steered towards ideally sized units on Scarborough's Dunslow Court business park. According to Bruton Knowles's Nicholas Broadway, the identical Units 2, 3 and 4 at the popular business park offer 1,150 sq ft of single storey space in a... Read More

Colliers markets 250 year old Gloucestershire Pub as Flamboyant Operator calls Time

Posted on July 16, 2015 3:32 pm by admin under Agent News

The Railway Inn at Fairford, Gloucestershire is back on the market with Colliers International following country pub operator Gerry Stonhill’s decision to take life a little easier. Located on one of the main visitor routes between Cirencester and Lechlade-on-Thames, the pub is popular with tourists as well as locals, and offers in... Read More

South West benefits from surge in Regional Property Investment

Posted on July 16, 2015 2:28 pm by admin under Agent News

UK property investors are finding the regional markets have some of the most attractive deals, with the South West in particular generating significant interest. According to Mike Oldrieve (pictured above), Head of Investment at Vickery Holman, the reason for the increasing investor interest is 'value for money', with an example being the... Read More

Supply Shortage drives Brisk Demand for Refurbished Bristol Office Space

Posted on July 14, 2015 3:07 pm by admin under Agent News

With office supply dwindling in many regional business locations, refurbished space is increasingly in demand and rents are growing for the first time since the start of the recession in 2008. This is certainly the case in Bristol where Paul Williams, of national property consultancy Bruton Knowles, reports brisk interest in refurbished... Read More

Vickery Holman completes Penzance Retail Letting

Posted on July 9, 2015 11:47 am by admin under Agent News

Acting on behalf of a private individual, South West based commercial property consultants Vickery Holman have successfully completed the letting of a Penzance retail property. 85 Market Jew Street comprises a lock-up shop close to the top entrance of Wharfside Shopping Centre. The property measures 49.5 sq m and was offered at an... Read More

Naylors marks 25th Anniversary with Three New Directors

Posted on July 8, 2015 1:56 pm by admin under Agent News

One of the North-East’s largest independent property consultancies has strengthened its team of directors with two promotions and a new senior appointment. Naylors’ new directors (left to right) Dean Clark, Phil Steadman and Simon Taylor. Newcastle-based Naylors Chartered Surveyors has named Phil Steadman as its latest director. He... Read More

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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 29 June, 2015 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 June 26, 2015 1:24 pm 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

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