January 2017


Savills expands valuation team in Aberdeen

Savills expands valuation team in Aberdeen

25 January 2017

International real estate advisor Savills continues to bolster its presence in Aberdeen with the addition of Claire Robison, who joined the firm on Wednesday 4th January 2017 as an Associate.

 
 
Alliance Francaise signs up for office space at 125 Portland Street, Manchester

Alliance Francaise signs up for office space at 125 Portland Street, Manchester

25 January 2017

Manchester Building Society, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has let office space at 125 Portland Street in Manchester city centre to Alliance Française de Manchester.

 
 
Occupier completes quest for new office space, Peterborough

Occupier completes quest for new office space, Peterborough

25 January 2017

Savills, on behalf of Webb Properties Ltd, has let 19 Cowgate in Peterborough to Quest Employment Ltd.

 
 
Merlin Centre fixed up with new tenant, High Wycombe

Merlin Centre fixed up with new tenant, High Wycombe

25 January 2017

On behalf of Aberdeen Asset Management, Savills jointly with Chandler Garvey, has let an industrial warehouse unit at The Merlin Centre, Cressex Business Park in High Wycombe to ADA Fastfix Ltd.

 
 
£275m funding deal for Trafford Housing Trust

£275m funding deal for Trafford Housing Trust

25 January 2017

Trafford Housing Trust has struck a £275 million funding deal that will see £100 million available for joint ventures and 2,000 homes built over four years. The mixed-maturity deal, arranged by Savills Financial Consultants, introduces a pool of funders, including institutional investors, and replaces the previous £145 million facility.

 
 
UK shopping centre investment bounces back from quiet start to reach £3 billion in 2016

UK shopping centre investment bounces back from quiet start to reach £3 billion in 2016

25 January 2017

The total amount invested into UK shopping centres in 2016  reached £3 billion, according to international real estate advisor Savills.  The firm says several large transactions, increased purchasing activity from councils and a rise in non-domestic investment all contributed to the sector’s bounce back in the latter part of 2016 after a slower than usual start. This compares to a total of £4.3 billion in 2015 against a long term average of £4 billion per annum.

 
 
Waterside Centre Nursery deal strengthens amenity offer at Birmingham Business Park, Solihull

Waterside Centre Nursery deal strengthens amenity offer at Birmingham Business Park, Solihull

25 January 2017

Forward Land Limited, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has let space in the Waterside Centre at Birmingham Business Park, Solihull to Wiggles & Giggles.  The scheme is the main hub for amenities on the park. 

 
 
Harry Wentworth-Stanley completes 3,000 miles Atlantic Challenge and breaks record for charity fund raising

Harry Wentworth-Stanley completes 3,000 miles Atlantic Challenge and breaks record for charity fund raising

23 January 2017

Harry Wentworth-Stanley, from the London Land team, and his team-mates in the Row For James crew have battled gruelling physical conditions to complete the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Challenge in 39 days, four hours and 14 minutes.  

 
 
Current shortfalls in Government budgets may mean rates for all properties will be closely scrutinised

Current shortfalls in Government budgets may mean rates for all properties will be closely scrutinised

23 January 2017

As the rural sector becomes increasingly diversified, rates have become an important factor for land and rural business owners and business occupiers. Current shortfalls in Government budgets are likely to mean that the rating potential of all properties will be closely scrutinised says Jonathan Guest Director of Savills rural.

 
 
UK homes worth a record £6.8 trillion as private housing wealth exceeds £5 trillion

UK homes worth a record £6.8 trillion as private housing wealth exceeds £5 trillion

18 January 2017

The total value of all homes in the UK rose to a record £6 trillion last year, as growth of £491 billion underscored housing’s status as the UK’s greatest store of wealth, according to latest analysis from international real estate adviser Savills. 

 
 

Key Contacts

Liz Williams-Bew

Liz Williams-Bew

Director
Commercial Marketing & Press

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8140

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880