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Guy Gilfillan voted Property Personality of the Year

Guy Gilfillan, Regional Divisional Director of Office Agency in the north, has been voted Property Personality of the Year by his peers at Yorkshire Business Insider’s annual South Yorkshire Property Awards.

Agency boost for Leeds office

Simon Hill has joined our Leeds office as a Surveyor in the agency team, while Rob Whatmuff has also been promoted to Director and Regional Head of Industrial and Logistics agency.

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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.

Synergy Sheffield
Legal firms flock to Sheffield's Synergy building

Thompson Solicitors has joined Lupton Fawcett Lee and Priestly Solicitors as the latest law firm to take space at Synergy in Sheffield. The deals were brokered by LSH's Office Agency team.

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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.

Rivers House Leeds
Rivers House makes its debut on the Leeds office market

Our Leeds-based Office Agency team has been appointed on the sale of Rivers House, Park Square - the former regional headquarters for the Environment Agency. The striking building in the city centre has not been available on the open market since its completion in 1949.

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Next phase of development to start at Victory Park

South Yorkshire’s Industrial and Logistics market received a significant confidence boost after Manchester-based developer Property Alliance Group announced it is to start work on the next phase of development at Victory Park.

Industrial and Logistics Market 2013
Demand for grade A industrial space across Yorkshire doubled in 2012

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Take-up of office space in Sheffield drops in Q4 2012

Findings from our latest Sheffield Office Market Pulse show that take-up of city centre office space in Sheffield during Q4 2012 totalled 19,379 sq ft, a considerable drop compared to the same period last year (83,895 sq ft Q4 2011).  The combined city centre and out of town figure fell by 46%, from 350,410 sq ft in 2011 to 189,889 sq ft 2012.

Richard Stackhouse appointed as new Facilities Manager

We have strengthened our team in Leeds with the appointment of Richard Stackhouse to the role of Facilities Manager...

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