Business News


In the Business News category you will find a wide selection of articles on businesses and their UK commercial properties. These include corporate news stories featuring companies ranging from established market leaders to SMEs and recent start-ups.


Birmingham Office sold in £1.2million deal

Posted on 15 June, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy

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... Read More

Slough Retail Park £63m Sale

Posted on 6 June, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

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.... Read More

UK retail assets sold by St Mowden as retail market slows

Posted on 18 May, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

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... Read More

UK Local Authorities spend 3.8bn on Commercial Property in the last 5 years.

Posted on 17 April, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments, Industry News

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... Read More

Retail sector feeling positive in Northern Ireland

Posted on 23 March, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments

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... Read More

Brexit silver lining for warehouse builder Tritax

Posted on 16 March, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments

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... Read More

Tycoon plans £1bn landgrab with Network Rail bid

Posted on 7 March, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Sales and Lets

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... Read More

UK Commercial Property investments off to a strong start in 2018

Posted on 23 February, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Economy

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... Read More

Northern Ireland Commercial Property boosts due to shopping centre sale

Posted on 26 January, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy

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... Read More

Spotify in £1.18bn copyright lawsuit

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Posted on 9 January, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News

Spotify, the Swedish based music streaming service has been accused of breaching the rights of songwriters and publishers. The online music giant has 18 commercial premises around the world, thanks in part to its huge turnover. With offices in New... Read More

Learn more about our Business news category

Business News covers more than company results. Of course you will find these stories in this category alongside news of the latest business deals, mergers and administrations. You can also read about director’s bonuses, supermarket price wars and current retail promotions.

We also carry features covering topical issues affecting businesses like the increasing use of smart phones and the impact of social media. And because business involves people we also report on both serious and light hearted issues facing the staff of offices and other commercial properties.

So if this is the kind of news that interests you, you’ll find it here together with regular updates, analysis and background features.