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Office leasing guide: Nottingham

As the home of Robin Hood, England’s oldest pub and a labyrinth of caves, Nottingham and the surrounding area is also on the cultural map and known to attract over 35 million visitors each year. Its popularity sees it benefitting from the sixth highest tourist spend in the UK.

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Office leasing guide: Belfast

The Northern Irish capital, Belfast is a vibrant place to base your business. Located on the coast of the Irish Sea and on the banks of the River Lagan, it has been a transport and ship-building hub since the 19th century.

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Office leasing guide: Coventry

The current City of Culture 2021, Coventry has earned its title. Its wide variety of prominent sectors, from aerospace to automotive, creative and professional services, means there’s a rich landscape of opportunities in this Midlands city. Though it has changed over the last century, Coventry’s appealing character hasn’t been tarnished.

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Office leasing guide: Bradford

The former wool capital of the world, Bradford has now evolved into a thriving city in West Yorkshire. This textile powerhouse played a prominent role in the UK’s industrial revolution, as its location gave it access to raw materials like coal and iron, allowing massive factories to spring up across the area.

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Wellness in the office: Key trends for 2021

In the space of a year, the typical office environment has changed completely. It’s been stressful for many employees, as they’ve had to adapt to working from home without the social stimulation and change of scenery the office provides. As a result, employers have had to make mental health and wellness a priority to keep their workforces happy, healthy and productive.

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Office leasing guide: Sheffield

Sheffield played an important role in the Industrial Revolution and became known as a prominent centre for stainless steel and crucible steel production. However, due to increasing international competition, the majority of its metal works had closed their doors by the 1970s.

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What do I need to know about commercial real estate?

There’s a lot to learn about commercial real estate if you’re trying to become a savvy renter or investor. You might have heard industry jargon thrown around before, like property class and planning permission, without really understanding what it means.

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Office leasing guide: Leicester

Having enjoyed rapid growth in recent years, in terms of skills, new businesses and wages, Leicester has experienced a surge in house prices. For many, the rising property prices is making the city a less attractive place to live and work, but for others, they signal an opportunity for investment.

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Office Leasing Guide - Plymouth

Maritime city Plymouth occupies a prime position on Devon’s south coast. Its major port has made it a popular base for businesses since the days of the Roman Empire, and it remains a bustling hub for trade.

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Office leasing guide: Bournemouth & Poole

If you’ve always wanted to work near the coast, Bournemouth and Poole are two great options for running a business in. Once the playground of fisherman, today the two areas are seeing prominent business growth and innovation. With a young and skilled population and a diverse mix of sectors, there are lots of exciting opportunities here.

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Office leasing guide: Brighton

Coastal city Brighton has established itself as one of the most creative, diverse and vibrant places to live and work. It has earned the title of ‘the happiest place in the UK’ and has plenty of exciting things to experience, including its renowned music, arts and cultural scenes. However, Brighton can also be serious.

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Top 5 Trends in Commercial Real Estate in 2020

2020 has been a tricky year for the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. Office-based companies have switched to remote working, with some even making the permanent shift to keep overheads down.

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Office leasing guide: Reading

It may be most well-known for its annual music festival, but Reading in Berkshire is also a fantastic area to do business in. The town is a major commercial centre, which has been ranked the UK’s top spot for economic growth and wellbeing thanks to positive levels of employment, health, income, and skills.

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Office leasing guide: Southampton

Southampton has it all: historical attractions, prestigious educational institutions, modern amenities and thriving ports. As a result, there are plenty of reasons why it’s an excellent place for any office-based business to call home.

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Office leasing guide: Borough of Southwark

Situated right opposite the central City of London is the Borough of Southwark – credited as being the oldest borough in south London. You might know it as home to some iconic landmarks, including Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Imperial War Museum and The Shard – currently the tallest building in the United Kingdom.

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Office leasing guide: Southbank, London

Southbank is perhaps best known for its iconic theatre and arts residents, including the National Theatre, the Old Vic and Young Vic and the Hayward Gallery. Millions of visitors stream in and out of Waterloo Station every single year, making it the busiest rail station in the UK by visitor numbers.

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How to build a commercial property portfolio

Investing in commercial property can be highly rewarding, but a profitable portfolio may feel out of reach if you’re at the start of your journey. Whether you’ve got a big budget or have a modest amount to invest, getting started doesn’t need to be complicated.

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Office leasing guide: West London - Ealing and Shepherd’s Bush

Looking to build your business in West London? Ealing and Shepherd’s Bush are two options worth exploring, offering quick commutes into the City and exciting development.

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Office leasing guide: Greenwich and Canada Water

Canada Water has developed over the last few decades into much more than a remnant of the Docklands’ glory days.

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Office leasing guide: Silicon Roundabout

Silicon Roundabout, also known as East London Tech City, is London’s most prominent technology centre. It’s located in the borough of Islington, centred around Old Street roundabout, Hoxton and Shoreditch and is home to many of Britain’s most innovative start-ups, tech unicorns and huge multinationals.

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Office leasing guide: Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is a bustling place for any business to occupy thanks to its range of excellent amenities and good transport links. Want to find out more about renting office space in Canary Wharf? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Commercial vs Residential Real Estate Investments - Pros and Cons

Investing in real estate can be a great way to grow your capital, but you’ll need to decide whether to join the commercial or residential sector. These two property categories are very different, and you may be more suited to one than the other.

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Office Leasing Guide: East London- Stratford and Hackney

The region of East London occupied by Stratford and Hackney is favoured by businesses and individuals alike for its great transport links to the city centre and ongoing regeneration.

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Standard commercial property lease terms explained

Looking for help understanding your commercial lease agreement? Renting commercial property is a big commitment – and the wording in contracts often doesn’t make things any easier.

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Office leasing guide: Newcastle upon Tyne

Once a Roman settlement in 122AD, Newcastle upon Tyne (or Newcastle, for short) is now one of Britain’s most iconic, diverse, and vibrant cities. If you’re looking to establish a business here, you’ve made a good choice.

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