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Offers invited for student housing scheme in Middlesbrough

Published on: 18th September 2018 The 0.3-acre site is located just off Linthorpe Road, one of the main arterial routes through the centre of Middlesbrough. Planning permission has already been granted for a 72-bed student housing scheme on the site, which has been cleared ready for development.

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RICS tackles ‘unfair’ commercial property service charges

Published on: 17th September 2018 Today (September 17th 2018) the RICS launched new mandatory requirements to ensure service charges to commercial tenants are transparent, upfront and fair, and that any costs incurred are in accordance with the terms of the occupational leases.

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Smugglers end caravan park sold above asking price

Published on: 12th September 2018 Our holiday and caravan park specialists based in the South have recently sold Smugglers End Caravan Park, a small park located adjacent to Winchelsea Beach, a seaside village in East Sussex. Smugglers End Caravan Park had been family owned for just over thirty years. The park consisted of nine holiday caravans and one mobile warden’s home, offering purchasers with significant redevelopment potential thanks to the site area.

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North-East valuation team strengthened by trio of appointments

Published on: 11th September 2018 To accommodate our increasing client base in the North East and further afield, we have recently strengthened our valuation offering with three key appointments. Jake West joins our North East team having worked within our Leeds office for the past five years, dealing with the valuation of commercial property across a range of sectors throughout the Yorkshire region.

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A bumper year for SW auctions marks the rise in online auctions

Published on: 5th September 2018 It is a common occurrence for businesses to have unwanted or unused plant and equipment. Whether it is as they enter administration, voluntarily close the business or perhaps introduce new methods of operation that result in surplus equipment. Over the past 12 months our specialist plant and machinery team have completed approximately 40 online auctions via Bidspotter, the web’s number one online auction site which deals with over 10,000 lots every day.

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Fantastic opportunity to acquire a holiday park development site in Devon

Published on: 4th September 2018 Our specialist caravan and holiday parks team has been appointed to sell Roadford Lake Holiday Village, a holiday park development site located adjacent to the South West water owned Roadford Lake. The 3.23 acre site occupies an enviable location on the south of Roadford Lake, approximately a mile north of the A30 and close to the village of Broadwoodwidger. Andrew Bagnell, selling agent on the site commented, “It is relatively uncommon for such an undeveloped site to come to market, especially in such a desirable location. The area is incredibly popular with tourists with a number of footpaths, bridleways and cycle trails around the lake, which at over 730 acres is one of the largest inland waters in the South West.

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September Deals Update

Published on: 3rd September 2018 During August, we were delighted to announce the launch of our brand new residential estate agency site – SW Residential. Our residential team have over 50 years’ combined experience in the Leeds property market and offer a bespoke service to landlords, tenants and investors respectively and you can click here to view the site. In the second quarter of this year Newcastle city centre office take-up totalled 53,768 sq ft, the strongest quarter in the city centre since 2016. Seven of the deals in Newcastle also saw businesses moving into Grade A accommodation, further highlighting the occupier trend of relocating from larger Grade B offices to more prestigious and efficient Grade A offices. Click here to view our Newcastle office market update for Q2 2018.

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Significant potential in Teesside commercial property market

Published on: 31st August 2018 We have recently improved our already strong position with several significant new commercial property instructions in the region. The Northshore development in Stockton-on-Tees highlights the increased investment in the area with the mixed-use site creating 200 homes and over 400,000 sq ft of commercial space. With a number of the houses already occupied, the flagship scheme has created a brand new, vibrant community on the bank of the River Tees. Teesside’s property market continues to display its resilience, with confidence high and lenders investing more throughout the region, as well as strong new developments and schemes entering the market across a broad range of sectors.

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Two outdoor education centres on the market in Wiltshire

Published on: 29th August 2018 Wiltshire Council has appointed us to sell two of their outdoor education centres, one of which is located in Marlborough and the other in Devizes. Braeside is a 4.5-acre site located in Devizes offering a range of outdoor education activities, with 90 beds, conference facilities, classrooms and a fully fitted commercial kitchen. Braeside boasts fantastic facilities for outdoor activities, including a climbing wall, high-level rope line & zip wire and is ideally located to take advantage of a number of woodland walks in the surrounding area. In addition to general outdoor activities for children the centre also provides courses for able, Gifted, Talented and Enrichment (AGT&E) students.

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