Industry News


In the Industry News category you can expect to find articles relating to all aspects of the UK commercial property market. These can be humorous as well as serious giving readers a wide variety of material to choose from.


Bristol becomes Key Investment Portal for China’s ‘Silicon Valley’

Bristol becomes kay investment portal for chinas silicon valley
Posted on 12 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

A major new development initiative has been announced between Bristol and Chinese city Guangzhou, strengthening the business partnership substantially. The Terms under a new Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed at the Mansion House in Bristol... Read More

200 Acre Durham Site Transforming into Shed Scheme

200 acre durham site transforming into shed scheme
Posted on 11 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy, Industry News

Durham County Council has approved the transformation of a new 2 million sq ft prime industrial and logistics hub in County Durham. The developer, Citrus Durham Ltd, has received the outline planning permission for Integra 61, a mixed-use commercial... Read More

March Rental Values Unfazed by Stamp Duty Changes

March rental values unfazed by stamp duty changes
Posted on 8 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

Despite the stamp duty tax changes reducing overall commercial property capital values in the UK, rental values grew more in March than January and February combined, according to CBRE’s latest Monthly Index. Capital values, after three years of... Read More

How would the Commercial Property Sector Be Affected by Brexit?

How would the commercial property sector be affected by Brexit
Posted on 6 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

If the UK left the EU then London offices would suffer the most, according to Steven Grahame, manager of North Row Liquid Property fund. In a piece for What Investment, Grahame said that London offices would be impacted, seeing many continental... Read More

Birmingham Office Market Take up Surpasses Record

Birmingham office market take up surpasses record
Posted on 5 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets, Industry News

Q1 2016 was a triumphant period in the Birmingham office market, as take up successfully smashed the previous best in the last decade. Major deals during this period which attributed to its success were 1 Chamberlain Square in the Paradise development,... Read More

Is Staffordshire the Right Place for your Business?

Is Staffordshire the right place for your business?
Posted on 4 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

It has been reported that Staffordshire County Council has pledged to continue inserting millions of pounds into the improvement of its county’s infrastructure, in a bid to attract new commercial investment. Have you ever considered basing your business in... Read More

Can Our Everyday Devices Bring an End to Shopping Queues?

Can our smart devices bring an end to shopping queues
Posted on 1 April, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Industry News

With the ever changing world of technology, we have seen how smartphones have become an essential part of our modern day shopping. Whether you are going shopping for clothes or just need to top up petrol for your car, there are always calls to action... Read More

How the Hospitality Sector is Evolving with the Consumers

How the Hospitality Sector is Evolving with the Consumers1
Posted on 31 March, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Industry News

Walking down a British high street a decade ago offered something entirely different to our shopping streets today. Traditional pubs may not have been opened throughout the day and especially not in the mornings. However, a lot of pubs have stepped up to... Read More

New UK Hotels Market Index Launched by Colliers

New UK hotels market index launched by Colliers
Posted on 30 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Industry News

The Hotel team of Colliers International has now launched its inaugural UK Hotels Market Index, which has analysed 36 locations across the UK in order to find out the ‘hot spots’ for development and acquisition. Hotel in Cardiff Bay There are nine... Read More

Could Gloucestershire Benefit from the Stamp Duty Overhaul?

Could Gloucestershire Benefit from the Stamp Duty Overhaul
Posted on 22 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Gloucestershire based small businesses could benefit greatly from last week's Budget, says Bruton Knowles' Commercial Partner, Angus Taylor. Mr Taylor believes that the high concentration of SMEs and startups across the county suggest there could be... Read More

Learn more about our Industry News category

In this section we carry articles covering a diversity of topics. You will find news about supermarket commercial property expansions alongside the results of customer service surveys.

We also take a look at how businesses can benefit from sporting events, public holidays and spells of good weather. On the other hand we ask how they might cope with transport problems or industrial action.

Together with these stories you will find articles on dogs in the workplace, the stress reducing qualities of office plants and the reasons for our expanding waistlines. So if you want your commercial property news to contain a little variety, this is the page for you.