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Nightlife venues on the market in Blackpool

Published on: 16th October 2018 We have the pleasure of bringing to the market a well-established and nationally renowned cabaret bar, nightclub and leisure venue situated over three locations in the heart of Blackpool. Funny Girls is a popular cabaret venue located in the historic Grade II listed former Odeon Cinema, occupying a prominent location on Dickson Road. At approximately 53,000 sq ft the art deco property includes an extensive seating and bar area, along with a separate 100 cover restaurant.

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Building consultancy team strengthened with appointment in the North West

Published on: 15th October 2018 We have recently strengthened our national building consultancy team with the appointment of Guy Owen in our Manchester office. Guy brings with him over 10 years of experience working in commercial building consultancy having worked previously at Mason Owen and more recently at Rapleys, where he held the position of senior associate building surveyor.

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Building Reinstatement Costs Assessments (BRCA’s)

Published on: 12th October 2018 Guy Owen, building consultancy specialist at Sanderson Weatherall discusses building reinstatement costs and why getting an assessment is essential. What is a BRCA? A BRCA provides an accurate assessment of the likely cost of demolishing and reconstructing a commercial property in the event of a total loss, such as in a major fire. Most commercial property insurers will require a sum to be insured and this amount will be factored in when pricing a policy. It may be tempting to provide a lower figure to reduce the policy cost but this can be a false economy and have serious consequences.

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For sale - Alsim AL50 Flight Simulator

Published on: 11th October 2018 We are used to advising clients on the sales of a wide variety of business assets, but this week we’ve got something completely different – our Leeds team are selling a fully functioning flight simulator. 

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Jo Williams : The importance of mentoring young business women

Published on: 10th October 2018 Encouraging a strong pipeline of women through business is good for retention and good for business. We know that a clear career path, training and mentoring are really important and that retention of women is dependent on properly rewarding them throughout their career.

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G4S secured as new Tenant in Rotherham’s Callflex Business Park

Published on: 9th October 2018 Acting on behalf of CEG, our Leeds agency team has let 35,513 sq ft of offices at Callflex Business Park in Rotherham. G4S has signed to take the entirety of Building 2, which is undergoing refurbishment, in three separate transactions.

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Appointment strengthens market leading asset advisory team

Published on: 8th October 2018 Our internationally recognised asset-based lending valuation and advisory team continues to go from strength to strength with the appointment of Heidi Otto. Heidi brings with her 18 years’ experience in the corporate recovery and business restructuring industry having spent the last 16 years at BDO. She has also benefitted from secondments within the Lloyds Banking Group where she worked in the Business Support Unit and Commercial Finance team.

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Northshore development to reconnect Stockton with the River Tees

Published on: 5th October 2018 In recent months there has been significant investment in Stockton-On-Tees with the flagship 56 acre Northshore development helping to generate a brand new, vibrant community on the bank of the River Tees. Muse developments worked alongside the Homes & Communities Agency and Stockton Borough Council to create a high-quality extension to Stockton Town Centre. Northshore is converting the riverside with the creation of 200 new homes and over 400,000 sq ft of commercial space. Following the success of the residential and office developments, our North East agency team has been appointed alongside joint agents GVA on leisure and retail investment opportunities at Northshore. Further phases of commercial development at Northshore are planned, including the delivery of a new Hampton by Hilton hotel for Stockton which is due to complete in early 2019.

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North East Devolution: a catalyst for change or a hindrance to regeneration?

Published on: 4th October 2018 During September, Richard Farr, head of our Newcastle office, attended a North East Property Roundtable, alongside a group of leading property practitioners and professionals from across the region. Of particular interest was the discussion around the recent announcement that Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside are on track to have a mayor by the end of the year. The Roundtable also examined how the North East can best market itself to overseas investors, some of the regeneration projects being brought forward, and what might be in store following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

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