Gosia Furmanik

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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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Commercial property area guide: Fulham, London

Fulham is an area in west London that makes up part of the Fulham and Hammersmith London borough.

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Guide to renting commercial property in North England

Everything you need to know about renting commercial property in North England

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Guide to renting commercial property in the Midlands

The Midlands has its fair share of historical buildings and sites of interest, which attract tourists from all over the world. From William Shakespeare’s home in Stratford-upon-Avon in the south-west to Lincoln Cathedral in the north-east, there are plenty of things to see and do.

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5 inspiring commercial properties in Northampton

Northampton is a large town in the Midlands to the east of Birmingham. Historically, the town has been a centre for leather and shoe manufacturing, but now serves as an important retail centre for the wider Northamptonshire area and northern Buckinghamshire.

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5 commercial property hotspots in the Midlands

The Midlands is an exciting place to base any business, whether you’re a retail company looking for a new home or an industrial business seeking a well-connected base. Here’s our pick of the most exciting places for commercial property in the Midlands.

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Guide to renting commercial property in Wales

Wales is best known for its cosmopolitan capital Cardiff and historic copper-smelting centre Swansea, but it’s also home to a stunning coastline and three national parks that are ripe for exploration.

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Guide to renting commercial property in South West England

Everything you need to know about renting commercial property in South West England. The South West attracts a lot of businesses, as it has good transport links to London but lower property prices than the capital.

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