July 2017


Refurbished office space outstrips new build across the UK regions, says Savills

Refurbished office space outstrips new build across the UK regions, says Savills

18 July 2017

According to Savills, 38% of the total speculative office space being delivered in UK regional cities over the next three years will be in the form of refurbishments, which is set to lift average rents across the country.

 
 
Rare opportunity to buy woodland in Northumberland

Rare opportunity to buy woodland in Northumberland

18 July 2017

A small block of woodland has been brought to the market by Savills and John Clegg in Northumberland and has piqued the interest of local buyers who are looking for private outdoor space.  An early closing date has been set on 26th July.

 
 
SOLETRADER steps on to Oxford Street with new flagship store

SOLETRADER steps on to Oxford Street with new flagship store

18 July 2017

SOLETRADER, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has acquired 264 Oxford Street for a new flagship store.  The property, which was previously occupied by Warehouse, is owned by Lancer Property Asset Management.

 
 
Secondary European cities see biggest growth in serviced offices

Secondary European cities see biggest growth in serviced offices

17 July 2017

Birmingham, Frankfurt and Dublin have seen the sharpest increases in take up by serviced office providers in the first quarter of 2017, according to Savills new European serviced offices report. 

 
 
Savills further expands in the north east

Savills further expands in the north east

14 July 2017

Rory Galloway has returned to Savills as a Director within the Rural division, based in the property firm’s Aberdeen office. Rory will be working  with the established North East team, alongside fellow Directors Ewan Berkeley in the valuation and professional department and Ruaraidh Ogilvie in farms and estates agency. He will be involved in expanding both of these service lines for Savills in the North East. 

 
 
Iconic hotel on the Studland peninsula sold by Savills

Iconic hotel on the Studland peninsula sold by Savills

14 July 2017

The hotels, development and licensed leisure teams have successfully agreed the sale of the Knoll House Hotel in Dorset.

 
 
Aberdeen gets a caffeine hit as second Costa drive thru is announced

Aberdeen gets a caffeine hit as second Costa drive thru is announced

14 July 2017

Advised by international real estate advisor Savills, Costa has committed to open their second Drive Thru outlet in Aberdeen at the junction of Abbotswell Road and Wellington Road early in 2018. 

 
 
H1 2017 Aberdeen office take-up exceeds entire 2016 figure

H1 2017 Aberdeen office take-up exceeds entire 2016 figure

13 July 2017

According to international real estate advisor Savills, office take-up in Aberdeen in the first half of 2017 has already reached approximately 270,000 sq ft (25,083 sq m), marking a c.17% increase on total take-up for the whole of 2016 (c.231,000 sq ft / 21,469 sq m).

 
 
Costa pulls up at Pallion Retail Park, Sunderland

Costa pulls up at Pallion Retail Park, Sunderland

13 July 2017

Advised by international real estate advisor Savills, Costa Ltd will open a new Drive Thru outlet in Sunderland at Pallion Retail Park early 2018.

 
 
Changing consumer focus sees value retailers increase store count by 5,000+ since 2009

Changing consumer focus sees value retailers increase store count by 5,000+ since 2009

13 July 2017

An increasing consumer focus on affordability and convenience has seen value and discount goods retailers increase their UK store count by more than 5,000 since 2009, according to the Retail Revolutions: The Rise of the Community Shopping Centre report from Savills and Ellandi.  Value retail goods and services have accounted for 87% of all store growth by brands in the UK during that time, while supermarket chains have also increased their convenience offer by more than 1,600 stores.

 
 

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