Tag: North-West

West Midlands One of Biggest Sufferers of Empty Shops

Vast increase of short term outlet vacancy rates in UK
Posted on 18 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

New figures from the Local Data Company (LDC) have found that the West Midlands is still one of the worst affected regions in England for empty shops. The region currently has three towns in the top 10 list of areas with the highest percentage of... Read More

North West Experiences Successful Office Take-Up in Q1 2016

North west experiences successful office take-up in Q1 2016
Posted on 16 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets, Industry News

The North West office market has seen a stellar start to the year, with Liverpool and Manchester experiencing strong levels of take-up in Q1, according to a report from Bilfinger GVA. It was found that Liverpool’s office take-up surpassed 90,000 sq... Read More

Is the North West Industrial Market Set to Suffer?

North West Industrial Take Up to Face Severe Shortage
Posted on 17 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

The end of 2016 is expected to see a severe shortage of Grade A industrial stock in the North West, according to a report from Savills. Despite the North West having the second largest development pipeline of any UK region, with 2.2 million sq ft of... Read More

Restricted Supply leads to fall in North West Industrial Property take-up

Posted on 28 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

As manufacturing firms continue to seek expansion opportunities, industrial take up levels in a number of regions have seen records broken, with the West Midlands enjoying high levels of interest. But in the North West a lack of quality supply has begun to... Read More

North West To Lead The Restaurant Revolution

Posted on 5 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

The dining scene in the North West of England looks set spearhead a change in restaurant trends across the UK, according to a new survey by accountancy and business advisers BDO. While Manchester will continue to enhance its "food revolution", BDO’s... Read More

Manufacturers and Distribution Firms compete for Dwindling North West Industrial Supply

Posted on 5 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Manufacturers are being forced to go head-to-head with distribution and haulage businesses as the shortage of North West industrial property deepens. The drought in readily available space has been highlighted by defence and missile systems maker,... Read More

Investment Rivals fuelling North West Warehouse Boom

Posted on 28 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Developers are preparing a rash of speculative “Big Hut” schemes across the North West with some experts predicting as much one-million square feet being unveiled before Christmas. The latest warehouse and logistics boom — at half-a-dozen sites... Read More

Record Quarter for North West Property Deals

Posted on 4 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Commercial property transactions in the North West of England peaked at more than a billion-pounds in the second quarter of 2014 — an increase of almost 300 per cent on the same period last year. Property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton’s (LSH)... Read More

Ombudsman remains loyal to Cheshire in search for New HQ

Posted on 7 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Ombudsman Services — the Government agency which arbitrates disputes within the communications, energy, property and copyright licensing industries — has signed a 55,000sq ft deal on its new Cheshire headquarters. The body will be moving the... Read More

Waitrose Supermarket Giant to Invest £1bn in Northern Push

Posted on 10 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Commercial Developments, Industry News

Commercial property Waitrose is to expand its empire by opening 100 more outlets and creating 10,000 jobs in a £1 billion investment scheme.... Read More