2017: A year of contrasting fortunes for the UK office market
Lambert Smith Hampton's office agency network forecasts contrasting fortunes between the capital and the regions in 2017. Prime headline rents are set to rise in 20 of the 52 key UK markets over the course of the year, with a further 19 markets holding at their current level. Meanwhile, reflecting growing concerns in the capital, 12 of Central London’s 16 sub-markets are forecast to see a fall in prime headline rents.
Reading's inspirational work space trend attracts another outstanding occupier to the town
The latest contemporary, ‘Shoreditch’ style refurbishment from the Boultbee Brooks/Lambert Smith Hampton partnership at Forbury Works, Forbury Road, has earned its stripes by attracting an exciting confidential occupier to the town, ahead of practical completion.
South Coast commercial property investment market resilient despite 2016 uncertainty
Following the general uncertainty seen in 2016, the year ended positively for the South Coast commercial property investment market, with over £330 million of transactions taking place in the industrial and office sectors in the region, according to Lambert Smith Hampton.
DHL deal demonstrates South Coast investor demand
Acting on behalf of DHL Supply Team Ltd, Lambert Smith Hampton has negotiated the sale and leaseback of the Trade Team Depot on Calmore Industrial Estate, Totton.
150,000 sq ft Hampshire industrial development kicks off
Lambert Smith Hampton has secured the funding for Bericote Properties' 150,000 sq ft industrial/warehouse development, Alpha Park, at Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, from Blackrock, and construction has commenced.
Crossrail effect energises Twyford office market
Signifying the step-change increase in demand for office space in Crossrail station locations, Lambert Smith Hampton has let 15,336 sq ft and has 5,000 sq ft under offer at The Pavilions, Twyford, on behalf of BMO Real Estate Partners.
Are Self Assessment business rates on the horizon?
The business rates system is likely to become more costly and burdensome if a Self Assessment style approach is introduced.
LSH bolsters its Building Consultancy team in Sheffield
Lee Rhodes appointed as Associate Director in our Building Consultancy team in Sheffield.
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Resilient Leeds office market and new benchmark rent set
Office letting activity across Leeds city centre reached 109,682 sq ft in the last quarter of 2016, alongside 28,942 sq ft in the out-of-town market.