Oxford rockets into the top ten of towns and cities expected to drive economic growth
Beating the majority of other towns and cities in the UK outside of London, Oxford is ranked eighth for having the best prospects for economic growth according to new research published today by commercial property consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).
The Thames Valley power house is leading economic expansion in the South East
The South East is the UK’s fastest growing economic region outside London, with the Thames Valley at the heart of its success, confirms the annual ‘UK Vitality Index’ published today by commercial property consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).
HSS Hire takes last unit at UBS owned Worton Grange in Reading
Lambert Smith Hampton, acting as joint agent with Haslams, has secured a tenant that delivers the holy grail of requirements for its clients Canmoor and UBS Triton Property Fund at Worton Grange, Reading.
Oxfordshire demonstrates strong growth says Chief Executive of Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Nigel Tipple, Chief Executive of Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), spoke to a group of property professionals at the Autumn Oxford Real Estate Network event about the LEP’s strategic position and an overview of the future challenges facing the local property and wider professional markets.
LSH acquires 50,000 sq ft Brunswick Gate for Fidelity ahead of fierce competition
Representing the biggest office investment in Southampton city centre in 2014, the 50,000 sq ft Brunswick Gate building was acquired by Lambert Smith Hampton for Fidelity Investment Managers for £11.25m. It is let to NatWest for an unexpired term of six years, equating to a net initial yield of 7.83%.
Lambert Smith Hampton acquires Southampton's Arcadia House in off-market deal
Arcadia House in Ocean Village is widely regarded as one of the best office building in Southampton and benefits from 115 parking spaces. Lambert Smith Hampton advised Forelle Estates on its off-market acquisition.
LSH brokers successful sale of the most exciting development opportunity in the South East
Remarkable effect on Reading's economic activity and employment expected from sale of Reading Gateway
The regions overtake London
Investment in the UK commercial property sector during the third quarter of 2014 reached £16.3bn - a 37% increase on the previous quarter and 41% higher than in the corresponding period last year.
LSH welcomes new marketing rules for surveyors
Lambert Smith Hampton has welcomed moves by the Rating Surveyors Association (RSA) that will more closely govern the marketing activities of its members, especially in relation to the way they win business.
Highways Agency signs up to new HQ in Guildford
Acting for Aviva Investors, national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton has let Bridge House Guildford to Highways Agency for a new national headquarters.