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Police stations were an integral part of the community but with more 600 station closures in the past eight years are towns, villages and cities suffering. With cost-cutting strategies in place for police divisions across the UK, many of their beloved stations have now become obsolete to save costs by the government. The... Read More
Most of us have experienced a shopping centre with their predictable layouts but could they become a thing of the past. A popular form of shopping for many, the malls provide escapism with a social element attached for families and friends to meet. With casual dining outlets and various retailers, it's a place where you can relax and... Read More
With an increased amount of tourists staying at Hotels as well as B&B's across the UK could it be a good a business opportunity? Despite worries over Brexit in Britain, the tourist sector is increasing and by 2025 the industry is estimated to be worth over £250 billion. With all the positivity and profit from tourism, many... Read More
With more and more retailers showing creativity with their shop displays, it's important to keep up with the competition. Whether it be a small business or mainstream outlet each shop needs to entice customers into their entrances with the potential of a sale at the end of their journey. By showing the brands personality via the... Read More
Most of us have seen an increase in vinyl shops around the UK but could the video store also become popular again despite the advances in digital technology. The video rental shop was a very common sight from the 80s with many shops even renting VHS players as well as videos for a daily hire fee. Due to the delay of movies being released... Read More
We have seen a shift in pace regarding popular locations for businesses across the UK. It's not only big cities and main towns that are attracting commercial property investors it's also smaller locations. Middlewich has started to thrive after benefiting from commercial property investors and with an enticing rental yield of 6.29 per... Read More
Big retail stores use point-of-sale software to enable them to access enhanced retail management systems which provide a bundle of useful information. From reports on what period of the day is most productive to calculating sales for the day with real-time data. Basically, the POS system saves all the data from the day on the cloud so... Read More
For any retail business, the shop layout is probably one of the most important elements to consider while in the planning stage. Many research projects conducted by established retail companies have uncovered fruitful insight into human behaviour while shopping. The results have seen different methods being developed throughout many... Read More
With any type of property purchase, there are always benefits with risks attached. We look at the options available for property investors looking to explore the commercial property investment market. The benefits of commercial property Any major investment will always have an element of uncertainty, for example, a housing market crash... Read More
With the importance of retaining architectural features, many new businesses are now choosing to keep the character of their commercial building by incorporating the new with the old. In the past, many beautiful pieces of architecture were demolished to make way for uninspiring commercial properties throughout towns and... Read More
Most people have experienced watching a movie at the pictures, after all, they have been an established form of entertainment since the 1930s in Britain. From big blockbusters to sequels the cinema is still the place for a family treat, meeting friends or a date night but could this activity be changing... Read More
Commercial estate agents Bond Wolfe have just completed the sale a million pound deal, as interest from investors in the Midlands area continues to grow in 2018. The property is located just seven miles south west of Birmingham City centre at Sterling Park, Clapgate Lane, Woodgate Valley. It is 26,015 sq ft of two... Read More
Asset Management firm Orchard Street Investment Management has bought a 152,467 sq ft retail park in Slough, Berkshire for £63m. The property was bought from Benson Elliot Capital Management who have owned the property since 2016, on behalf of St. James’s Place UK. The retail park is the main furniture retail destination in... Read More
A UK based residential and commercial developer, St Mowden have sold around 27% of their retail property portfolio featuring shopping centres in Birmingham and Webley. St Mowden are no strangers to the property world, with over 30 years experience in their primary areas of focus, residential land and development and commercial land and... Read More
According to recent findings from the Q1 2018 RICS UK Commercial Market survey, there is an increasing divide between the demands for the retail and industrial sectors. The general trend was the demand for retail space was declining while the demand for industrial grew. Interestingly however, the overall demand in the market was noted as... Read More
A recent study has found that UK local authorities have spent £3.8bn in just 5 years on Commercial Property. The study was undertaken by property consultants Carter Jonas and Revo an organisation that supports people and businesses in the retail sector. From the results, Spelthorne Borough Council came in 1st place as the... Read More
Over recent months, there has been a lot of negative headlines for the retail sector, with stores such as Toys R Us going into administration, New Look announcing UK stores will be closing and Carpet Right are believed to be also closing stores. All these recent headlines are adding to the sense of dread for those currently in involved in the... Read More
Tritax, a company which provides warehouse space in the UK for internet giant Amazon and for delivery companies, Royal Mail and DPD, express they’re expecting a "silver lining" from the decision for the UK to leave the EU as domestic companies look to keep their activity in the UK. Richard Jewson, who is the company Chairman for... Read More
Last year Network Rail revealed that it would be searching for a buyer for its commercial estate properties which amounts roughly 5,500 properties across Great Britain. Network Rail has been looking to reduce its huge debt which reportedly could rise to about £53billion by 2019. It has been 3 years since they began a review... Read More
Although Brexit is still looming over the UK, figures recently released by Savills' February Market in Minutes' report, show it is far from slowing things down in the commercial property market. Savills' report highlighted that investment in the UK commercial property market was 66% higher than last year, with a total of £4.2billion for... Read More
The MIPIM property real estate conference event is being held in Cannes from 13th to the 16th March 2018 this year. Along with over 360 speakers, the event will showcase around £10 billion worth of investment opportunities from across the Midlands region in England. After a successful presence at the MIPIM 2017, there will be over 70... Read More
Northern Irelands' commercial property market is benefitting from a recent sale when Belfast’s Castle Court Shopping Centre was sold in July 2017 for a staggering £123 million. The property was sold to County Down investment firm Wirefox who have recently been investing in various regions of the United Kingdom. The Castle Court shopping... Read More
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