Gosia Furmanik

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New-to-Market

New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Fulham

Fulham lends itself to businesses wanting to be close to the centre but in a quieter area. You’ll find plenty of stylish offices, retail and leisure units in its charming, period properties.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Fitzrovia

A number of media, advertising and architectural companies have based themselves in Fitzrovia, no doubt enjoying its central location and close proximity to Kings Cross station. Check full list of new-to-market commercial properties in Fitzrovia.

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Inspirations

5 unique commercial properties in Charing Cross

Charing Cross is one of London’s busiest areas, located on Strand and just a few minutes walk from Trafalgar Square. Retail outlets and bars occupy ground floor residences, while offices workers look on from corporate suites above. Surrounded by London landmarks and the city’s theatre district, the streets are not only filled with city professionals, the area also draws huge crowds of global tourists.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Plymouth

It’s not just its history that makes Plymouth what it is today. Recent investment has been poured into the city, seeing the regeneration of derelict buildings and public spaces for locals and visitors to enjoy. This has accelerated a booming economy, making the city one of the UK’s most populous areas for professionals and students.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Finsbury Park

Located towards the edge of Northern London, you’ll find the vibrant area of Finsbury Park. Having recently experienced bouts of gentrification with trendy bars and cafes, Finsbury Park is a residential destination drawing a good mix of professionals, young graduates and families.

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Area guides

Commercial property area guide: Blackfriars - London

Proudly boasting the majestic dome of St Paul’s Cathedral, Blackfriars is one of the most prominent and ancient districts of London. The area has been a crucial and inimitable part of London’s cultural and economic life for centuries, and has constantly reinvented itself over this time, welcoming new commercial developments and businesses among the grand old buildings.

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Guides

Tips to Negotiate a Favourable Retail Lease

This is a tricky business, especially if you’re new to the commercial property game. There are far more nuances and technicalities than in a residential lease, and a lot more at stake. There are some key things to bear in mind if you’re going to get favourable terms, which we’ve laid out in this essential guide.

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Area guides

Commercial property area guide: Bristol - England

With a number of art galleries, museums, live music venues and annual festivals, Bristol is a lively city that attracts thousands of visitors each year. A number of restaurants and bars are dotted around the banks of the floating harbour, which give the city a buzzing centre – particularly in the summertime.

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Inspirations

5 ultra-modern commercial properties in Canary Wharf

London’s financial district is known for its high-rise buildings, bustling atmosphere and corporate image. The area is built on former docklands and has transformed the historic trading site into a series of glittering commercial buildings on the banks of the River Thames.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Walsall

Located just eight miles from Birmingham, six miles from Wolverhampton and nine miles from Lichfield, Walsall is a well-connected town in the West Midlands. It changed dramatically during the industrial revolution, especially when a coal mine opened in the area.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Elephant and Castle

Elephant and Castle is an area in Southwark, close to the South Bank. Its station is at a major road junction that has been around since the Roman times, and it acts as the centre point to the area. In the 18th century, it became a fashionable Georgian suburb.

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Things to Consider Before Renting Retail Space

There are specific aspects to be thinking about when it comes to renting retail space, compared to other forms of commercial property. Some of these are to do with the building itself, and the location, others are in the details of the leasing, the negotiations before you sign a lease, and the specific nature of the market.

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Area guides

Commercial property area guide: Bethnal Green - London

Today Bethnal Green is still down to earth, but like most of East London, it has attracted higher-earning professionals, a large migrant population and of course, the hipsters. As a result this diverse neighbourhood has become something of a melting pot, with a richly diverse economy with increasing confidence and a property market to match.

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Commercial property area guide: Bermondsey - London

Bermondsey, which was severely damaged in the aerial bombing of WWII, is undergoing a renaissance. As well as a growing commercial property sector, boosted by sustained demand for restaurants, bars, shops and offices, Bermondsey is also home to some jewels of the London tourist scene including HMS Belfast, and some of the city’s most interesting museums and cultural attractions.

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Commercial property area guide: Manchester - England

Manchester is known around the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, which saw it grow at an astonishing rate thanks to textile manufacturing and later the engineering and chemical industries. Financial services companies expanded to the city to support these trades, creating a commercial hub.

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Guides

Guide to renting commercial property

Whether you’re a retailer looking for a store, or a professional service needing new or expanded office space, renting commercial property is a complex business. As with most things, planning and preparation are the vital factors.

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Inspirations

5 ultra-modern commercial properties in Bloomsbury

Famed for its intellectual institutions and literary connections, Bloomsbury is a highly regarded cultural area in London. It is home to the British Museum, the University of London, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Bloomsbury Publishing.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Bolton

Bolton was once one of the largest and most productive cotton spinning hubs in the world, but the service industry makes up a huge amount of its commerce today. Data processing firms, IT companies and call centres are prevalent in the town, but it does still enjoy some manufacturing with paper, textiles and building materials all produced in the town.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Clerkenwell

Once an industrial area of London but now a flourishing creative hub, Clerkenwell is awash with media, design and tech companies – and Sadler’s Wells Theatre. Each year Clerkenwell Design Week brings the area to life with exhibitions, discussions and showroom tours.

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Inspirations

5 stunning commercial properties in Blackwall

Located in Tower Hamlets, East London, Blackwall is a major commercial area on the banks of the Thames. It is close to Canary Wharf, which has helped it evolve from a primarily residential area to a corporate hub. At one time, Blackwall was part of the Port of London and it played a major role in colonisation and shipbuilding.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull, or simply Hull, is a port city in East Yorkshire on the Humber estuary. For centuries, Hull has been involved in the wool trade, fishing, whaling and trading industries. It has since been named as the UK City of Culture, which has brought in an estimated £300m in tourism.

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New on the market: New commercial properties to let in Clapham

Clapham is a trendy area in South West London, bordered by Brixton, Battersea and Balham. It was once a commuter suburb for people working in central London, but it is now a thriving area for businesses to base themselves.

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Area guides

Commercial property area guide: Belgravia - London

The Belgravia of today counts some truly exclusive restaurants, hotels, bars and members-only clubs, as well as some of West London’s chicest shopping, and an array of professional services for the wealthy, from banking to architecture to luxury travel agencies.

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Guides

What to look for when renting office space

There can be much more to renting an office than meets the eye, especially if you’re taking the plunge into leasing for the first time. The decisions you make now will affect the future course of your business in numerous ways not all immediately obvious at the start.

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Area guides

Commercial property area guide: Edinburgh - Scotland

A medieval city with a heavy Georgian influence, Edinburgh has a rich heritage and distinctive architecture. In the city centre, you’ll find the castle, winding streets and majestic Neoclassical buildings, while just outside lies the monarch’s resident, Holyrood Palace.

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