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Record year for Northern Powerhouse office markets
21/11/2017

Our latest Northern Powerhouse Office Market Report has revealed 2017 to be a record year for the North, indicating that its economy is thriving against an incredibly challenging political backdrop.

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Industrial
Record quarter for distribution warehouses
01/08/2017

Volume was impressive with £1.9bn of industrial and logistics assets changing hands in Q2, the highest since Q4 2014 and 40% above the five-year quarterly average. 

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Adam Varley | Director - Office Agency | Leeds
Leeds leading Northern Powerhouse cities for TMT growth
09/05/2017

The number of technology, media and telecoms (TMT) businesses taking office space in Leeds has grown by 96% over the past year, significantly more than in any other city across the Northern Powerhouse, according to Adam Varley, Head of Office Agency in Leeds.Read more

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Is coworking set to be the new Starbucks?
30/03/2017

Just as coffee shops become the major takers of high street space in the last decade, will the new need for space for coworking drive organic change and growth in our town and city centres or will we see a ‘corporate approach’ evolve as it becomes more popular, asks Josh Levy of Lambert Smith Hampton.

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Are occupiers are tired of London
14/03/2017

As the cost of living in London becomes ever more challenging, businesses in the capital are starting to fear its long-term impact on the supply of talent. Alongside the political will to drive growth in the Northern Powerhouse, the evolution of ‘North-Shoring’ among major occupiers may itself play an important role in rebalancing the UK economy.

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Industrial
Industrial takes centre stage
16/02/2017

2016 ended with a flourish with £1.7bn worth of industrial assets changing hands in Q4 2016, 40% above the five-year quarterly average and the strongest quarter in two years.Read more

Northern Powerhouse Office Market Report 2016
23/11/2016

It’s been a turbulent few months for the Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative yet, for the region's office markets, 2016 has been something of a ‘Goldilocks year’ – not too hot and not too cold - according to our latest Northern Powerhouse Office Market Report. 
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Hand holding building
A word on rent reviews
22/09/2016

There is a smile back on the faces of many commercial landlords, particularly in the industrial and office sector. As demand remains good and supply diminishes, rents have risen, and this has led to the return of the rent review (of course, they never actually went away but with little ammunition to prove increase, they have often been uncontested by landlords and settled without any uplift).Read more

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The rise and rise of Leeds' TMT sector
04/08/2016

Adam Varley, Head of Office Agency Lambert Smith Hampton's Leeds office, explores the property fundamentals behind Leeds’ burgeoning technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector.Read more

Industrial and logistics
Uncertainty presents opportunity
02/08/2016

New research from Lambert Smith Hampton reveals that investment volume in UK industrial and logistics assets was relatively resilient during the second quarter of 2016, with £1.12bn of industrial assets changing hands, down 24% on the same quarter in 2015 but nonetheless 3% above the ten-year quarterly average. 

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