Kier closes Reading Gateway forward funding
Advised by Lambert Smith Hampton, Kier Property, the development arm of the Kier Group, has completed a £40m forward funding deal with a client of Aberdeen Asset Management for the 80% pre-let Reading Gateway site in Reading.
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.
Young LSH Surveyor appointed RICS Chair in Lincoln
Lincoln-based Property Management Surveyor Charlotte Elkington has been appointed Chair for RICS Matrics Lincolnshire.
East Midlands commercial property investments soar
Investment activity in the East Midlands commercial property sector showed no signs of market anxieties in the run-up to the referendum, new figures from national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) shows.
Millions invested in West Midlands property
Investment activity in the West Midlands commercial property sector – and right across the Midlands Engine region - in the run-up to the EU referendum was well above the same period last year, new figures from Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) show.
LSH Shedlines June 2016
The June 2016 edition of our regular round-up of recent news in the UK Industrial and Logistics sector...
West Midlands businesses fare best in wait for clarification on business rates appeals
As the result of a freedom of information act, the Government’s Valuation Office, which sets business rates, has confirmed that businesses across the West Midlands that query the amount they pay have to wait around 315 days to get clarification of their appeal.
LSH acquires six acre industrial site in Basingstoke on behalf of Kier for immediate redevelopment
Lambert Smith Hampton, which acted for Kier Property on the acquisition of the site from HM Publishers Holdings Ltd, has now been instructed to market the speculative development of the three proposed units, which are anticipated to strongly appeal to both warehouse, showroom and manufacturing occupiers.
New property finance service at LSH Birmingham
Eddie’s new role as Director of Investment Finance will see him working alongside LSH’s Capital Markets and Agency teams to assist clients to secure optimal terms on their property financing. He will utilise his experience both in the finance and property sectors to connect the appropriate funder to projects requiring capital.
Road investment an evolution not revolution for logistics industry
Lambert Smith Hampton argues that government plans to increase investment in the UK road network are unlikely to transform the fortunes of the logistics sector – but a handful of projects could have a positive impact in specific areas.