November Deals Update

Published on: 1st November 2017

During October it was announced that from April 2018 business rates bills will be set to increase by 3.9%, causing the total rates bill to increase by over £1.1billion, with the retail sector alone facing increases of over £300million. 

Associated Security Systems Ltd, a security systems supplier in Manchester, purchased a 32,000 sq ft industrial unit in Greengate Industrial Estate, Rochdale. The property was sold by our Manchester corporate recovery team who were acting on behalf of the administrators of Reynards (UK) Limited. 

We assisted a private investor with the purchase of a profitable retail investment, a Grade II listed, 3,000sqft retail unit in Beverley Town Centre. 

Diana Warr, residential sales and lettings expert in our Leeds office has put together her top three tips for maximising your property’s potential. The tips aim to help you achieve the best possible sales price for your property and you can view them here. 

Our specialist holiday and caravan park team has sold a 26.5 acre caravan park in Ingleton, North Yorkshire, at a new record high for pitch values. The large park was sold confidentially after being marketed asking for offers in excess of £4million.  The caravan park market continues to capitalise on the buoyant trading conditions with demand far outstripping the supply of parks currently available for sale.

We have recently strengthened our building consultancy team in both our Leeds and Bristol offices. Jo Williams has been appointed as a partner in our Bristol office where she will head up our building consultancy offering in the South West. In Leeds, Colin Harrop has joined the team, bringing with him 20 years of experience in professional building surveying.  

Our Birmingham team has also grown with two new appointments. James Cartwright joins us an associate partner and Beverley Stamps as surveyor, both James and Beverley will focus on delivering property valuations, agent and property management across our growing client base in the midlands. 

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Business Rates Bills to increase by 3.9% from April 2018

Since last year the Retail Prices Index (RPI) has almost doubled, from 2% in September 2016 to 3.9% in September 2017, on figures released by the government on 17th October. The RPI is an index that shows the changes in the cost of living throughout the UK and each year business rates are adjusted using the index to generate the Uniform Business Rates Multiplier, which helps determine how much businesses pay.

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Caravan and holiday parks: 'A good time to sell'

We have been working in the caravan and holiday park industry for over 40 years and as market leaders in the field we really do know the market inside and out. During this time we have successfully dealt with over 1,500 park sales in England, Scotland and Wales. We deliver a range of holiday and caravan park services nationwide from our network of UK offices; including sales and valuations, planning, business rates advice and architecture and design.

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Private investor purchases highly profitable retail investment in Beverley

A private investor has purchased a Grade II listed, 3,000sq ft retail unit in Beverley town centre. The property is let to Steamer Trading Limited, the UK’s leading specialist cook shop retailer. The family owned business has been trading for just over 30 years and now operate from 42 stores across the country.

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The 3 'P's of selling your residential property

Diana Warr, residential sales and lettings expert in our Leeds office has put together her top three tips for maximising your property's potential. “In a market where demand is high, it is inevitable that it becomes it a little easier to sell, but that by no means allows you the comfort of sitting back and just waiting for the offers to come in. There is an endless list of tips and options available to help sell your property but we have picked just three key pieces of advice to help you achieve the best possible sales price.”

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New record high for pitch values set by North Yorkshire park sale

Our specialist holiday and caravan park team has sold a 26.5 acre caravan park in Ingleton, North Yorkshire, at a new record high for pitch values. Parkfoot Holiday Homes, an established holiday and caravan park, was sold confidentially after being marketed asking for offers in excess of £4million.

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Building consultancy team bolstered by appointment of partner in Leeds

We have recently strengthened our Leeds building consultancy team with the appointment of Colin Harrop to the role of partner. Colin joins us from Gerald Eve LLP, bringing with him 20 years of experience in professional building surveying. Working in the building consultancy team, Colin’s specialisms include dilapidations, technical advice, due diligence and acquisition work. Colin has appeared in a number of publications and was recently awarded an honorary Doctorate for services to Surveying by Leeds Beckett University.

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Bristol team strengthened with partner appointment

We have further strengthened our Bristol presence with the appointment of Jo Williams to the role of partner. Jo has been appointed as a partner and will head up our building consultancy offering in Bristol and the South West, having worked previously for Cushman and Wakefield, Ridge and Partners LLP and Gleeds.

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Large industrial unit sold in Middleton

Associated Security Solutions Ltd, a security system supplier in Manchester, has purchased a 32,000 sq ft multi-use building in Middleton, Rochdale. The industrial property, which is located in Greengate Industrial Estate, was sold by our Manchester corporate recovery team, acting on behalf of the administrators of Reynards (UK) Limited.

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Birmingham team expanded with two new appointments

James Cartwright joins us as Associate Partner and Beverley Stamps as Surveyor. James and Beverley will focus on delivering property valuations, agency and property management across the firm’s growing client base in the Midlands, including Barclays Bank, Paragon Bank plc, Nationwide Windows and Cooperative Group.

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