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Office market activity hits highest level since 2001

The UK office market is very much back in business, according the 2015 edition of our annual Office Report. Levels of activity improved across the length and breadth of the UK during 2014, reflecting the spread of economic recovery and confidence.Read more

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M1 Corridor Office Market Pulse Q1 2015

Q1 2015 saw strong take-up of 170,000 sq ft. This will provide a strong base for the rest of 2015.Read more

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Office Market Pulse Thames Valley Q1 2015

The Thames Valley office market geared up for growth in Q1 2015

Enquiries have continued to increase across all size bands but this has yet to translate into take up, which we expect to see accelerate in Q2. A diminishing amount of grade B space remains the key supply issue and the investment market was dominated by larger than usual transactions – 74% of the total Q1 value was attributable to just four deals.Read more

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Office Market Pulse South Coast Q1 2015

Significant South Coast occupier activity in Q1 delivered an emphatic start for 2015 and overall supply fell by 14% along the M27 corridor. As a result, prime rents are on the rise, both in town centres and out of town.Read more

Tonic for tomorrow: proposals for a healthier UK property market

Lambert Smith Hampton, Countrywide and Hamptons International have launched a joint research paper outlining 10 recommendations for a healthier UK property market at the MIPIM International Property Conference.Read more

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Industrial sector sheds its inhibitions

The UK industrial and logistics sector enjoyed a record-breaking year in 2014. In the West Midlands, some key deals saw the market enjoy stellar performance. Here Matthew Tilt, Industrial and Logistics Associate Director at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) in Birmingham, takes a look at what made it a year to remember and what’s in store in 2015.Read more

Record year for industrial sector

2014 was a record-breaking year for the UK industrial and logistics sector, as take-up reached new heights, investment activity hit previously unseen levels and speculative development returned in a meaningful way.Read more

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Office Market Pulse Chelmsford Q4 2014

The office market across Chelmsford and other major Essex towns saw improvement from mid-2014 and this is expected to continue into 2015 with encouraging signs that the office market should outperform 2014, with rent and freehold values increasing.Read more

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South Coast Industrial Property Market Briefing 2015

An overview of occupier, investment and developer markets, key deals of 2014 and forecast for 2015 for the industrial property market on the South Coast.
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Act now to get the full benefit from business rates appeals

From 31 March 2015, refunds from successful business rates appeals will be limited to two years rather than seven - potentially restricting the benefit of a successful appeal by up to 70 percent.

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