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On the eve of the Government's Autumn Statement, Colliers International's South West and South Wales business rates team has called for a clear target to ensure all appeals are resolved by 2017's Rating List release. Chancellor George Osborne is due to make his Autumn Budget statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday Based in the... Read More
As the end of 2015 approaches, the city of Cardiff has made strides in attracting major occupiers, investors and developers to become a "City in demand", according to a report from Knight Frank. The 2015 Cardiff Office Market review, presented by Knight Frank's managing partner in Cardiff Matt Phillips, explains that one major... Read More
The investment team at Naylors has sold two office buildings for the £1.2m asking price at Sunderland Enterprise Park. The investment properties on 2 & 3 Colima Avenue have been obtained by a cartel of private investors represented by Bradley Hall for a private Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP). Head of investment at Naylors,... Read More
The Chapelfield intu East Anglia’s prime shopping centre in Norwich is receiving more sparkle with two major brands, Pandora and Swarovski, which are set to become part of the large 530,000 sq ft shopping centre. Marketing research by major real estate advisor Savills showed jewellery companies were the top consumer demand during... Read More
It has been revealed that James Bond's legendary car maker Aston Martin is on the lookout for space in Birmingham for a major manufacturing site and its headquarters. License to Thrill- Aston Martin DBS' used in the legendary Bond franchise According to the Birmingham Post, Aston Martin is looking in the Sutton Coldfield area for its... Read More
According to research by Barclays and the Business Growth Fund (BGF), the number of new start-ups in the Midlands is still continuing to rise at a solid rate. The Entrepreneurs Index from Barclays and BGF, a bi-annual series that tracks the UK entrepreneurial lifecycle, reported that the amount of companies starting up has grown by 8... Read More
A report from the Office for National Statistics has stated that the Consumer Prices Index has remained at 0.1 per cent in October and in turn won't see a rise in interest rates any time soon. Earlier this month, the Bank of England said that the global economy was weakening, depressing inflation risks. This revelation has since had... Read More
Solihull-based pubco, Enterprise Inns, has suffered an annual loss of £65 million due to a revaluation of its pub portfolio. The largest pub owner in the UK Enterprise, confirmed that the loss compared with a £30m surplus last year, was after net exceptional charges of £162m (2014: £65m). This revaluation saw the overall estate... Read More
It has been reported that Hibernia Real Estate Investment Trust is borrowing €400m from three banks in order to add to its stock of central Dublin offices and buy distressed property loans. In an article on the Irish Times, the firm said that it had agreed a new €400 million credit facility with Barclays, Bank of Ireland and... Read More
With the minimal supply of modern industrial/business units available in Northampton, there is serious interest in Decorum Estates' exciting new 17,600 sq ft development on the Swan Valley Business and Innovation Centre. According to joint agents, Prop-Search, Ben Coleman Associates and Lambert Smith Hampton, Cygnet Court, the new... Read More
TH Real Estate has officially confirmed the John Lewis Partnership's agreement to the terms to anchor the 1.7 million sq ft Edinburgh St James development, one of largest current regeneration projects in the UK. This means that John Lewis will be remaining open throughout the development on the scheme and will eventually operate a... Read More
Investment management firm, Hunter, has finished the first acquisitions within the Hunter UK Retail Trust since the fund was launched in the summer. It comprises of three high street assets in Norwich, Ipswich and Edinburgh, with a total of £14,162,500. The closed-end vehicle’s strategy are in line with the acquisitions to invest in blocks... Read More
Construction on the brand new £2 million ŠKODA dealership at Belmont in Durham has now commenced. Acting as Project Manager on the scheme on behalf of Pulman Group is Newcastle based Silverstone Building Consultancy. The new build is going to replace the ŠKODA pop-up car showroom on Abbey Road which Silverstone designed last... Read More
With a recent influx of high profile food and retail offerings in Baker Street, W1, substantial change is taking place within the retail landscape of the area. This has resulted in a record high for rental levels, with £265 per sq ft, which is a 38 per cent increase from the last high. Its nearby area, Marylebone High Street, has... Read More
The major former Sandvik manufacturing plant in Swandlincote, Derbyshire, has recently been acquired by Roger Bullivant for £8 million. Roger Bullivant, who specialise in producing precast piles for foundations, is moving its Drakelow South Derbyshire based head office operation to the 22.44 acre site situated on Hearthcote Road, to... Read More
Bristol office accommodation is in increasingly short supply, which means landlords are making refurbishment programmes a top priority in order to get their properties to the front of the queue. This has been reported by sector specialists, Colliers International, who were appointed by Terramond, the leading commercial developer.... Read More
Today, Capital & Regional has announced that the UK's largest independent toy retailer, The Entertainer and menswear brand Jack&Jones will be opening their stores at The Mall Blackburn. The specialist shopping centre REIT further enhances the centre’s retail variety, as well as boosting the town centre’s offering.... Read More
Bruton Knowles, the leading commercial property specialist, has appointed Keith Brown as non-executive chairman. With an established track record in finance and general management, Keith Brown has vast experience of local, national and international business. He has credentials that will help steer growth within Bruton Knowles.... Read More
The historic Montpellier Lodge in Cheltenham is set to be relaunched as a restaurant in December, with the help of a yet un-named local celebrity chef and will ultimately end years of uncertainty regarding its use. Situated in a leafy corner of Montpelier Gardens, this iconic keeper's lodge has been completely refurbished, with final... Read More
A number of firms in the South East, including day nurseries and sports centres, are taking a stand and saving themselves thousands of pounds, following successful appeals to the Valuation Office Agency. Masterminded by Bruton Knowles' Guildford office, the list of successful appeals have since inspired more day nurseries to step forward,... Read More
A redundant site close to Whitby town centre is being sought after by developers for a potential housing site. The brownfield site at Holly Tree Court is being marketed by Bruton Knowles’ Northallerton office on behalf of Scarborough Borough Council. From Bruton Knowles, Ginny Stockill, said that regenerating the site would... Read More
The Society of British and International Design (SBID), has announced that its representative office in Ukraine, Kyiv, has now been officially opened, with the launch taking place on October 21 2015 at the British Ambassador's Residence and hosted by Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador Judith Gough. SBID is the professional accrediting... Read More
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