Property

Bristol’s office market shows signs of recovery as take-up edges ahead

April 3, 2012
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Bristol’s office property market performed better than anticipated during first quarter of 2012, latest take-up figures show. Out-of-town space performed particularly well, the report shows, with 107,000 sq ft sold or let between January and March. The figure is 25% higher than the five-year quarterly average and includes a...

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Candle firm alights at historic Thornbury residence

April 3, 2012
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The International Yankee Candle Company – a global home fragrance manufacturer - has taken 1,500 sq ft of office space on the ground floor of Thornbury's Grade II-listed Georgian mansion Park House, once the home to  WG Grace’s elder brother. The deal was brokered by Colliers International whose offices specialist...

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Plans take shape for new dockside development

March 29, 2012
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Bristol-based Alec French Architects is drawing up detailed plans for the first phase of new homes, shops, cafes and public spaces at Wapping Wharf, the last significant regeneration site on Bristol's Harbourside. Developer Umberslade plans to create 180 apartments, including 31 affordable homes, together with up to 865 sq...

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Colliers sold in pre-packaged administration deal

March 28, 2012
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Tony Horrell, CEO Colliers International UK

  Property consultancy Colliers has been bought in a pre-packaged administration deal by Canadian majority shareholder FirstService Corporation – previously a 29.4% stakeholder. London-based Colliers, which has an office in Bristol, initially confirmed that it was in talks with FirstService, a huge property services company, in January.  FirstService, which already owns 90% of...

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Property consultant welcomes planning reforms

March 28, 2012
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Commercial property consultant GVA, which has an office in Bristol, has welcomed the Government’s decision to water down planning reforms that threatened unrestrained building across swathes of the English countryside. The National Planning Policy Framework replaces 1200 pages of planning statements with a slim 49-page document. It still includes...

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Staff promotions at CBRE in Bristol

March 23, 2012
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  Four staff from four different departments at property agents CBRE in Bristol have been promoted. James Broome, who heads the residential and development land team, has been promoted to director. Guy Mansfield in the agency and development team and has been promoted to associate director. Tom Morris from...

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Agents sign off warehouse ‘deal of the decade’

March 21, 2012
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The biggest warehouse deal in years at Cabot Park, Avonmouth, has been signed off by Colliers International with joint agent GVA. Acting on behalf of Standard Life they achieved a rent of £6 per sq ft on a new 15-year lease for Yankee Candle at the 170,000 sq ft...

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Developer tops national satisfaction survey – again

March 14, 2012
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Crest Nicholson / Harbourside - Ensign House / Bristol

Harbourside developer Crest Nicholson has topped the Home Builders Federation (HBF) annual customer satisfaction survey for the third consecutive year with 9 out of 10 satisfied with their homes – and more than 90% saying that they would recommend Crest Nicholson to a friend.  Chief executive Stephen Stone said: "We have just...

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Bristol Enterprise Zone site snapped up by local entrepreneur amid strong interest

March 13, 2012
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Bristol Enterprise Zone site snapped up by local entrepreneur amid strong interest

An unnamed local entrepreneur has paid £610,000 for a 1.77-acre site within the Bristol's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. The Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, site is close to the Feeder Canal and includes 10,000 sq ft of offices and warehouse buildings occupied by scaffolding specialists Deborah Services. Commercial property...

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Why NewBuy is good news to Bristol

March 12, 2012
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The government's new mortgage indemnity scheme is good news for Bristol's economy, say property consultants Jones Lang LaSalle. The NewBuy scheme, which will help banks lend up to 95% of the value of new homes, will enable more first-time buyers to get on to the property ladder thus encouraging...

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Administrators put historic home of failed prep school up for sale

March 7, 2012
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The Bristol office of property adviser GVA has been instructed by administrators Grant Thornton to market the former prep school Tawstock Court near Barnstaple. Offers are being invited for the freehold sale of the Grade II-listed property in 32 acres. The main house, which is built around an enclosed...

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Alder King Property Consultants win the most active agent for Bristol

March 2, 2012
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Following on from winning the property industry Estates Gazette Award for completing most commercial property deals in the South West during 2011, Alder King Property Consultants has also won the competition for completing the most deals in the Bristol market last year. Tom Dugay, a member of the firm’s...

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New agent appointed to market Bristol’s iconic Robinson building

February 27, 2012
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Property agents CBRE have been appointed alongside Colliers International to market one of Bristol’s highest profile buildings, the 1960s-built 1 Redcliff Street office block. The 140,000 sq ft landmark building on the corner of Victoria Street and Redcliff Street overlooking Bristol Bridge was originally built for city-based paper and...

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