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Columbus UK Real Estate Fund acquires four industrial estates

Columbus UK Real Estate Fund, advised by Columbus Capital Management LLP, has completed the acquisition of four industrial estates in Battersea, London SW11, Cheltenham, South Manchester and Cambridge.

Bristol ready for shopping boost

Bristol has more than 100 empty shops available for retailers, which could prove a major benefit for establishing the city’s growing reputation for independent training.

Bristol's lock-ups key to growth

Bristol’s lock-up garages and storage units hold the key to the city’s small businesses growth in the next few years, a national property specialist claimed today.

Never mind the carpets

Businesses moving into new premises often spend more time deciding the colour of the carpets and layout of the desks than they do checking out the building’s environmental and energy rating.

Georgian legacy to kick-start economy

Georgian legacy to kick-start economy

The sheer number of fine Georgian buildings in Bristol is helping to kick-start the economy by providing the ideal cost-effective base for new and growing businesses.

Everybody needs good neighbours

Everybody needs good neighbours

Worcester’s rejuvenated Diglis Basin is fast becoming the ideal place to live, work and play as home builder Taylor Wimpey Midlands welcomes a new neighbour to the waterfront location.

Pop-up shops and entrepreneurs to prosper from high street changes

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has highlighted government proposals to scrap restrictions that put off start-up businesses from temporarily using empty high street shops that can help attract shoppers back to more family friendly town centres.

Leeds & London lands £1.3m portfolio expansion loan from Santander

Leeds & London Land, a newly-formed Bradford-based property investment company, has secured a £1.33 million loan from Santander Corporate Banking to fund the acquisition of three commercial freehold properties and a car park in Bradford city centre and a fourth commercial property in Hull.

Standard Life Investments acquires Cheshire based Tesco

Standard Life Investments, one of the largest property investors in Europe, announces its £21m acquisition of a Tesco's superstore in Congleton, Cheshire on behalf of the £300m Standard Life Investments UK Property Fund.

Property management company finds a new home at Quartermile

Property management company finds a new home at Quartermile

Specialist property management company, Edinburgh City Pads, has signed a ten year lease for a 450 sq. ft. ground floor unit at the city’s prestigious Quartermile development.

Retail property market continues to struggle

Demand for retail premises continued to stutter in the first three months of 2012. This combined with growing availability in the sector resulted in a further drop in rental expectations, says the latest RICS UK Commercial Market Survey.

Commercial landlord ‘raves’ about Loxal vacant property security

Commercial landlord ‘raves’ about Loxal vacant property security

When three new office and warehouse units were unoccupied in White City, London squatting was not seen as a major risk.

Rare opportunity to invest in the New Forest

Rare opportunity to invest in the New Forest

Colliers International has been instructed to market a unique site with planning permission for offices, housing and sports facilities in the middle of the New Forest National Park.

It’s a great time to buy a hotel or pub, but you might need a helping hand

Hotels specialists at Colliers International in Bristol have drawn up a handy road map to help steer would-be landlords and hoteliers to the country retreat of their dreams.

Buyers invited to take a gander at Gaggle of Geese

Legendary Dorset country pub the Gaggle of Geese is on the market with Colliers International’s hotels division.