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Five offices to let in Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough is home to lots of engineering businesses, both those that specialise in advanced manufacturing and new emerging technology. The town also has a growing number of digital businesses in its Boho Zone and many northern start-ups are supported by local Teeside University, particularly in the field of digital animation.

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Commercial property area guide: East Riding - England

East Riding (or East Riding of Yorkshire) is an area of northern England which runs from the coast inland to towns like Goole, Stamford Bridge and Snaith. It’s one of the three county subdivisions of Yorkshire (together with the West Riding and North Riding) that make up the county as a whole.

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How do you value a commercial building?

Valuing a commercial property can be fairly straightforward, or a complex process involving the calculation of the business’ net income and other financials. It all depends on the type of method you use to reach your final figure.

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Commercial Real Estate Investing 101: How to Get Started

If you’re thinking about investing in commercial real estate you’ve come to the right place. Making a real estate investment isn’t quite as complex as you’d think, and it’s known to generate some of the most impressive income streams. It’s important to remember to stay patient, carefully consider each decision and do your due diligence.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Highbury - London

Highbury is a district in North London, sandwiched between Holloway, Islington and Stoke Newington. Explore the best of Highbury, including some of the most popular commercial properties on the market and where to go for a bite to eat when your business is based in the area.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Highgate – London

Highgate is one of London’s prettiest and most affluent areas. It’s located in transport zone three in the London borough of Haringey, though some parts of the area spread out into Camden to the south west and Islington to the south east. Highgate sits at the top of North Hill and most properties in the area have excellent views across North and central London.

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Investing in commercial real estate

Investing in commercial property is a popular way to make money in the long term. The commercial real estate market provides plenty of scope to generate an impressive return on investment.

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5 warehouses for rent in Watford

Watford is an excellent place to base an industrial business, as it’s close to London but enjoys lower rents and better access to the rest of the country on its less-congested roads. We’ve picked out five of the best warehouses currently on the market in Watford. Read on the find out more about the exciting properties.  

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Commercial Property Guide to Industrial Leasing

The industrial property industry is constantly evolving. Due to the rise in online shopping, one area of significant growth is the demand for retail distribution and logistics properties. There are many factors to consider before you start your search for an industrial unit, but this guide should help you feel more confident about the leasing process.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Wigan - England

Wigan remains a centre for music in the North West, with a number of popular alternative music venues welcoming young people from across the region every week. Retail is also a key industry in the town, accounting for just over 22% of the town’s sources of employment.

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How much retail space do I need?

The retail landscape has changed significantly over the past few years. As shopping habits evolve, the type and size of stores on high streets, in shopping malls and in retail parks are adapting.

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5 commercial properties to let in Cambridge

Cambridge is a historic university city in Cambridgeshire, which sits on the picturesque River Cam. Due to its high population of students and leading academics, it’s also a great place for businesses to base themselves, particularly those in the fields of education or research.

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How many square feet is an average retail store?

The UK’s retail industry is one of the UK’s largest in terms of size and value, generating 5% of its total GDP and employing around 9% of the nation’s workforce. Figures from 2018 show that there are 319,000 retail businesses operating in the UK, though it’s estimated that around 50,578 of the country’s retail units are lying vacant, showing that there’s plenty of retail space just waiting for fledgling businesses to snap up.

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5 serviced office hotspots in Reading

If you’re looking for a premium serviced office in the vibrant town, we’ve highlighted a few of the best. Whether you’re looking for a central location or want access to great facilities, there’s something for every business.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Harringay - London

Harringay is an area of north London that sits in the southern corner of Haringey borough. It is in zone three and encompasses the vast green space of Finsbury Park and the fascinatingly uniform Green Lanes ladder area, which is Harringay’s residential and commercial centre.

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Commercial property area guide: Dudley - England

You’ll find Dudley nestled within the West Midlands, just across from Birmingham and south of Wolverhampton. Its close proximity to the M5 makes it a great base for logistics firms. You can reach both Manchester in the north and Bristol in the south in around two hours from Dudley.

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How to Marie Kondo Your Office

A typical person spends an average of 84,171 hours at work over the course of their career. And if you’re spending that many hours in a dull, cluttered office, it’s likely to make you feel uninspired and chaotic too. So, how can you apply queen of clean Marie Kondo’s approach to make sure that your office is sparking joy for you and your team? Here’s our guide to giving your office a Marie Kondo makeover.

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Commercial property area guide - Hackney - London

Hackney was once east/central London’s industrial hub, with a huge number of manufacturing businesses based there. Now, though, the zone two borough is one of the coolest places to be based in London, thanks to its lively communities, rich variety of dining options and great places to let your hair down when the working day is done.

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5 well connected offices in Wakefield

The city of Wakefield in West Yorkshire was once the battleground for the Wars of the Roses’ bloodiest battles but it’s now a key commercial area in the North West of England. After a tricky economic period, the city’s economy began to flourish once again in the 2000s-2010s, thanks to a number of regeneration projects including the Trinity Walk retail development.

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How do I find the right location for my business?

Commercial properties are split into five categories: retail, industrial, office, leisure and healthcare. Due to them having very different purposes, the right location for one is unlikely to be the same for the other.

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Guide to renting commercial property in Scotland

Scotland is the UK’s most northerly territory and is a country in its own right that makes up the northern third of Great Britain’s main island. Though it became part of the UK in the early 18th century, Scotland has many distinct laws to the rest of the country and has its own parliament and government. Around 5.4 million people live in Scotland.

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How much does retail space cost?

The cost of renting or buying retail space in the UK varies from city to city. As you might imagine, setting up shop in London will cost considerably more than in other areas, so it’s important you can justify the extra expense. When you look for average costs, most companies will advertise their spaces with a price per square foot or square metre. This means you can easily compare the cost of all your options to find the best deal for you.

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What is a category C property?

Category C properties are a great opportunity for investors – as long as they are open to risk. They tend to be over 20 years old and located in unpopular areas, so there is plenty of room for improvement and growth. But to understand the benefits of a category C property, it is important to understand how the system works, first and foremost.

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Commercial property area guide: Cardiff, Wales

Cardiff is both the capital of Wales and its largest city, hosting the country’s National Assembly and most of its national cultural institutions. A hive of commercial activity, Cardiff accounts for around 20% of Wales’ GDP, which in 2007 was around £9 billion.

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5 exciting offices in Acton - London

Acton is a popular residential area of West London that sits in the London borough of Ealing.

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