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Advanced Manufacturing Park Rotherham
Lack of speculative development is stifling the region's industrial Market

The lack of grade A industrial space across Yorkshire and the North East has led to a slow-down in overall take-up, with the reduction of stock leading to a fall in investment volumes of 18%, according to our latest research, Industrial Market Review H1 2013.

LSH appointed on £284m Local Infrastructure Fund

LSH's Planning and Development Consultancy division has been appointed by the Homes and Communities Agency to advise on bids received for the £284m Local Infrastructure Fund.

Newcastle train station retail units
Newcastle Central Station appointment for LSH

Our Leeds-based Transport Consultancy team has been instructed to let 14 retail and catering units as part of the £8.6m redevelopment of Newcastle Central Station.

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New-build empty property rate consultation launches

The government has launched its six-week consultation on the exemption of empty property rates for new-build developments, completed between 01 October 2013 and 30 September 2016.

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Northumbrian Water awards LSH three year commercial property consultancy contract

LSH has been awarded a three-year framework contract to deliver a range of commercial property services to Northumbrian Water’s (NWL) urban and rural estate across the north east of England.

Pile of paper
Planning changes to allow 'pop-up' shops and restaurants

In a bid to revive the British high street, the Government has announced a relaxation in 'change of use class' planning law that will allow shops and restaurants under 150 sq m to ‘pop up’ in existing commercial space without planning permission.

UKIT Q4 2013
North East investment volume remains static during 2012

Findings from our latest UK Investment Transactions (UKIT) report show that the total value of commercial property investment transactions across the North East remained static in 2012, from £234m in 2011 to £233m.

LSH Newcastle
2012 occupier take-up down on 2011 in Newcastle

Findings from our latest Newcastle Office Market Pulse show that that after a strong start to the year, city centre take-up slowed considerably in Q4 2012 reaching only 13,332 sq ft compared to 23,363 sq ft in Q4 2011.

North East town centres get a new lease of life

Darron Barker, Director and Head of LSH in Newcastle, examines the positive impact of the regeneration schemes underway in today’s North East marketplace...

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Drivers for North East Growth

Darron Barker, Director and Head of our office in Newcastle, examines the key influences on the North East commercial marketplace today. Recent in-house research shows that office space take-up in...

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