Area guides

Commercial Property Area Guide: Camden Town

Camden Town has long since been associated with alternative culture, which is something the local venues celebrate with quirky settings and offerings. Camden is also in a prime location for businesses in media and technology industries thanks to its excellent connections.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Camberwell - London

Camberwell in south London is a vibrant, largely residential area, roughly three and a half miles from the city’s centre. Tucked between entertainment hubs Peckham and Brixham, where you’ll find markets, nightlife spots and cool cafés waiting to be explored, Camberwell is a hidden gem.

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High streets vs shopping centres

Although online retail continues to grow in importance for large parts of the business world, footfall is still the main way that most retailers make their money. Finding the best location for your business means choosing somewhere that will not only get your business seen by the most people but puts you in front of your target audience too.

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Commercial property area guide – Brimsdown

Brimsdown is a thriving industrial area to the east of Enfield. It is right by Lea Valley – the waterways once used as a water supply and a transport passageway for London. In fact, the King George’s Reservoir in the area is still a major water supply today.

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Commercial property area guide: Brixton - London

If you want to be based in an urban area with plenty of quirky bars, restaurants and coffee shops on your doorstep, Brixton could be the place for you. It is a trendy part of London and has been named as one of the capital’s 35 major centres, so it could put you in a great location for networking.

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Commercial property area guide: Brentford - London

Brentford is just a stone’s throw from bustling central London. It is situated by the River Brent where it joins the Thames. Peaceful docks merge with large office blocks, creating an urban oasis right by the elite addresses of Richmond, Kew and Chiswick.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Blackheath - London

Though Blackheath is a largely residential area, its charming rural feel makes it the perfect base for businesses looking to avoid central London’s commercial hubs. Choose a base here and you’ll be within a quick train ride of the City and Canary Wharf, with the added luxury of plenty of green space to enjoy.

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Commercial property area guide: Bexley - London

Bexley hasn’t always been a property hotspot for London workers. It started to grow when the train line came to the area, and it boomed during and after the second world war when it was the location of several munition factories.

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How do I calculate commercial property yield?

Investing in commercial property can be a savvy move. Leases tend to be longer than those for residential properties, with UK businesses typically renting space for around eight years. That means you could be looking at a steady income stream for a number of years.

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Commercial property area guide: Berrylands

Considering setting up your business in Berrylands? This guide provides all the information you need to help make your decision, including everything from its convenient transport systems to the best coffee spots.

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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Tenant Rep

There are a lot of qualified tenant reps to choose from, so you need to make sure you find the right one. If you work in a specialist industry or have specific requirements, it is particularly important to find a tenant rep that understands exactly what you need.

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Gosia Furmanik of Realla

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Belvedere - London

Belvedere is a small district in the borough of Bexley just below the Thames, in south-east London. It has an industrial past, but its name – which means ‘beautiful view’ – comes from Belvedere House, one of three impressive ‘villas’ built in Lessness Heath in the 1770s.

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Alan Bailey of CoStar UK

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Beckton - London

Thinking about setting up shop in Beckton? This guide gives all the information you need about the area, from it’s the best places to eat to its interesting links to one of the most acclaimed films ever made.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Beckenham - London

Although quiet for a London suburb, the area has a lively community. The high street is busy and a great place to open a business, and there are exceptional fitness facilities, supermarkets, eateries and schools to keep any local team members happy. Ready to find out more about all that Beckenham has to offer?

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Andrew Miles of Realla

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Barnes - London

Barnes has a thriving arts and media scene, with a variety of independent interior design and fashion businesses. Many notable figures have made the village their home and, between 1966 and 2009, the Olympic Sound Studios welcomed a number of impressive names. The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Oasis and Kaiser Chiefs all recorded music in Barnes.

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Michaela Domestico of CoStar UK

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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What is a mixed use commercial property?

Whether you’re an investor thinking about purchasing a mixed use commercial property or a prospective tenant on the hunt for one, there are a few things you need to know before taking the plunge. Here’s our comprehensive guide to mixed use commercial properties.

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Mark Stansfield of CoStar UK

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Atul Patel of CoStar UK

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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Commercial property area guide: Angel - London

Angel is an area of London named after a famous travellers’ pub which stood on the corner of Islington High Street and Pentonville Road. It’s just north of central London’s busiest areas, including financial district The City, Farringdon and Clerkenwell, and is in transport zone one.

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Realla's #WFH Reading List - Phil Haslehurst of CoStar UK

Work from home, or WFH if you like, is a new reality for many of us in this hard time of the global pandemic. Whether you love it or loathe it, WFH will leave you with more free time on your hand.  Reading could be a great past time when stuck at home and weary of ever-present screens.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Relocating Your Warehouse Space

As your business grows and you streamline your supply chain, you may need to add or reduce the number of warehouses you occupy and move your inventory around. Moving warehouses and altering distribution processes can be a daunting and overwhelming process for some.

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