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Commercial Property Area Guide: Upper Holloway - London

Holloway is a popular place for many in the world of media, arts and literature, thanks to its close proximity to central London and the prominent businesses in this field that are based nearby. It’s also known as a hotspot for London’s street artists, whose works give the area an edgier, urban feel than neighbouring districts.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Hounslow – London

Hounslow is a large town and borough in Greater London. It’s to the west of the city, bordered by Ealing, Richmond-upon-Thames, Hammersmith and Fulham and Hillingdon. Chiswick is part of Hounslow, which is a particularly popular and affluent area.

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Five Industrial Properties to let in Lincoln

Lincoln is a historic cathedral city that lies between Sheffield and the Lincolnshire coast in the East Midlands. Its 9th-century cathedral houses one of just four copies of the Magna Carta and the city’s castle has stood since the 11th century, so it’s rich in history.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Lower Holloway - London

Holloway, in general, is popular with people who work in arts, media and literature, as it’s close to central London (where many notable businesses in these industries are based). Both areas of Holloway also boast a more urban, creative feel than surrounding neighbourhoods, typified by the area’s popularity with local street artists.

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The Step-by-Step Office Moving Checklist

Moving to a new office can be a stressful experience; it’s never just about hiring removal workers to transport your furniture and equipment. From booking an office cleaning service to notifying clients, setting up utilities to reserving temporary storage space, there are many tasks to complete as you prepare to make the move.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: South Lanarkshire – Scotland

South Lanarkshire is one of Scotland’s 32 unitary authorities. It stretches from the south of Glasgow down to Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. A number of Glasgow’s suburbs are in the authority, along with charming towns and villages in rural areas. The unitary authority is headquartered in Hamilton, which is a historic town in the north of the area.

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What is the Cost Per Desk in London Offices?

As you might imagine, the cost of renting a desk in London can vary hugely; it all depends on the location, the condition of the building and the facilities nearby. When it comes to flexible office space, you can expect to pay between £150 and £1,500 per person per month.

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The go-to guide to moving offices

Whether your office lease is up, you’ve outgrown the space, or you simply fancy a change – moving offices can be a daunting experience. But it doesn’t have to be stressful if you plan for it properly and give yourself plenty of time. Here’s our go-to guide to moving offices in the least disruptive way, allowing you to have the most stress-free experience possible.

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Five serviced offices to rent in Birmingham

If you’re looking for a serviced office in Birmingham, which can include everything from bills to council tax to complimentary beers, we’ve highlighted five of the most exciting on the market right now.

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'Future of PropTech 2019' - Realla featured in the Raconteur report in The Times

Read how online search accelerates commercial property deals in the article featuring Realla in the Raconteur 'Future of Proptech' report in The Times. 

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Holland Park – London

Holland Park is an exciting place to base your business, as it’s just half an hour from central London by tube and you’ll be close to many of London’s wealthiest neighbourhoods. Our guide to Holland Park includes everything you need to know about living and working there.

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Commercial property: Business rates explained

Business rates are a type of tax paid by most commercial properties in England and Wales. If you own a shop, pub, office, warehouse, factory, guest house or holiday rental home, it’s likely you’ll have to factor this charge into your yearly budget. Local councils send the tax bills to commercial landlords or their tenants in February or March every year.

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Five offices to let in Gateshead

Gateshead is a vibrant town on the southern bank of the River Tyne, directly opposite the hustle and bustle of Newcastle upon Tyne. The area is known for its architectural prowess, which can be seen in striking buildings and landmarks like the Sage Gateshead, the Angel of the North and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

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Commercial Property Area Guide: Holborn – London

Holborn is an affluent area in North London. Many see it as part of the West End. Neighbouring the hub of arts, Covent Garden, as well as the business centres of Kings Cross and Farringdon, it enjoys the best of both worlds – culture and commerce. It is understandably why lots of people have tried to rebrand the area as ‘Midtown’. Expect grand buildings and plenty of businesses in this central area of London.

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Who pays property taxes on a commercial lease?

A commercial lease is an agreement between a tenant/business and a landlord that outlines the terms and conditions of the property rental. In this blog post we’re going to explore the different types of commercial leases and who pays the property taxes – landlord or tenant?

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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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