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Keep your fingers firmly on the pulse of the UK commercial property industry with up-to-date news and views relevant to your business. We’ll also cover key aspects of business support from the UK government, as well as in-depth location guides of the towns and cities where our high-value, low-cost business space is situated.

  1. Strategies for Negotiating a Favourable Commercial Lease Agreement

    Strategies for Negotiating a Favourable Commercial Lease Agreement

    If you’re stepping into the world of leasing commercial property for the first time, negotiating the right commercial lease for your business can feel like navigating a maze. There’s so many avenues to explore, but only some may be truly beneficial to your day-to-day operations. Securing a favourable commercial lease is vital to the continued success and stability of your...
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  2. Essential insurance coverage for commercial tenants

    Essential insurance coverage for commercial tenants

    Owning a business is like riding a rollercoaster—you experience exhilarating highs and nerve-wracking lows. From the thrill of success to the challenges of everyday operations, there's never a dull moment. But just like strapping on a safety harness before taking the plunge, having the right insurance coverage is crucial for commercial tenants to navigate the ups and downs of business...
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  3. Affordable workshop space for side hustles

    Affordable workshop space for side hustles

    Lots of people are looking to earn additional income to supplement their full-time earnings. The cost-of-living crisis has exacerbated this need. Meanwhile the Covid-19 pandemic opened the eyes of many to the importance of doing what you love most. Are you planning on starting a new side hustle that you hope to turn into a fully-fledged business one day? If...
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  4. How can small businesses cope with rising energy bills?

    How can small businesses cope with rising energy bills?

    In April, the consumer price index (CPI) hit highs of 9%, reaching levels not seen in the UK in over four decades. Soaring inflation is heavily linked to the escalating costs of gas and electricity, amid the crisis in Ukraine and as the world returns to a semblance of post-Covid normality. Many small businesses like yours will be affected by...
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  5. Common types of commercial lease incentives revealed

    Common types of commercial lease incentives revealed

    Commercial property landlords may be prepared to offer some form of concession or incentive to encourage prospective tenants to sign a new lease or convince an existing tenant to extend their current lease. Commercial lease incentives have become an integral factor in the negotiation stage for new or extended leases. In fact, commercial lease incentives are a useful bargaining tool...
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  6. More people thinking of starting a business post-pandemic

    More people thinking of starting a business post-pandemic

    A recent study of British trends in self-employment, underpinned by Google search data, has revealed a sharp rise in the number of would-be entrepreneurs since the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. The findings, generated by Novuna Business Cash Flow, show that the number of users considering setting up their own business had risen by more than a third (36%) since the...
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  7. How do break clauses work in commercial property leases?

    How do break clauses work in commercial property leases?

    If you are planning to let your first commercial property as a business owner, it’s important to fully understand the concept of break clauses. Failure to grasp the basics could result in your business losing substantial sums of money and facing significant inconvenience down the line. Read on as we explore how break clauses work, their typical requirements and if...
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  8. Are tenants liable for building insurance when letting commercial property?

    Are tenants liable for building insurance when letting commercial property?

    Understanding your obligations as a first-time commercial property tenant is imperative to safeguard your best interests. It’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with the tasks that you are obliged to oversee, as well as those that should be handled by any responsible commercial property landlord. In most cases, building insurance is not one of those liabilities for tenants, contrary...
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  9. All you need to know about office space gradings

    All you need to know about office space gradings

    When it comes to commercial property, not all units are the same. As a result, each commercial property is given a classification based on the unit’s age, aesthetics and overall infrastructure. These office gradings are commonly used by commercial real estate landlords to identify fair lease costs per unit. If you are unclear what distinguishes between Grade A, Grade B...
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  10. What is deemed fair wear and tear when letting a commercial property?

    What is deemed fair wear and tear when letting a commercial property?

    If you are thinking about leasing a commercial unit for the first time, the chances are you’ll be focused on the monthly rent first and foremost. That’s a natural thing to do as it’s an immediate hit to your bottom line. However, it’s also important to be mindful of your legal obligations regarding the condition of the property when the...
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Types

Industrial

Industrial units to suit every need in many of the UK’s thriving commercial hubs.

Retail

Hand-picked retail units with great amenities in areas boasting significant footfall.

Office

Bright and spacious office space, ideal for fostering collaboration and innovation.

Studio

Creative studios in characterful buildings, designed to inspire.

Yard

Highly secure yards with hard standing and direct links to key motorways.

Workshop

Fully serviced workshops, ideal for hands-on businesses and individuals.

Residential

Desirable rental properties for hard-working families and professionals alike.

Trade

Versatile units, ready to go as customer-facing trade counters from day one.

Land

Blank canvas open land for large and small businesses.