October 2017 - The Business Magazine
In 2013 the Government changed Permitted Development Rights legislation to allow developers to convert offices to residential use without the need for full planning consent. The developments can be delivered with 100% private units, in other words without the inclusion of the social rented or shared ownership accommodation that is associated with a full residential planning consent, writes Duncan Campbell of Campbell Gordon.
September 2017 - Costar
Westcore Europe has appointed Campbell Gordon and Knight Frank to market Kennet Place, its 70,000 sq.ft office refurbishment on Kings Road in Reading town centre.
September 2017 - Costar
M&G Real Estate and development partner Bell Hammer have launched No 2 Forbury Place, the 192,000 sq.ft final stage of the giant Forbury Place estate in Reading town centre.
July 2017 - Costar
Topland has signed two tenants at its recently acquired Reading Bridge House. OneSelect Energy has located to the building’s 7th floor, taking 5,920 sq.ft on a five year lease at £27.50 per sq.ft. Group BC will be on part of the 9th floor taking 4,419 sq.ft at a new record rent for the building of £28 per sq.ft. Group BC has taken a 10 year lease.
June 2017 - Costar
McKay Securities, the UK REIT specialising exclusively in the London and South East office and industrial markets, has let the whole of 9 Greyfriars Road, its speculative 39,620 sqft office development in Reading, to IWG’s (formerly Regus) creative workspace arm Spaces.
June 2017 - Awards
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY CONSULTANCY – CLIENT SERVICE
WINNER – CAMPBELL GORDON
Two consultancies were contesting this award, and both were hoping for one answer to make them smile.
Campbell Gordon – a submission encapsulating the firm’s great work since 2013 in defining and implementing a successful property strategy for Bracknell & Wokingham College.
Vail Williams – a submission highlighting dependable client service for St John Ambulance over nearly 20 years and involving scores of properties.
Colin Allan, managing director for Morgan Lovell, once again presented the winner’s award.
January 2017 - Property Week
Hermes Investment Management has made a couple of lettings at its Abbey Gardens office complex in Reading.
November 2016 - Costar
Five occupiers have signed for Reading’s 195-acre Green Park office campus in Reading.
October 2016 - Costar
Salmon Harvester Properties (SHP) has let a 3,252 sq ft floor in its 2 Queen’s Square office building on Ascot Business Park.
September 2016 - Estates Gazette
CBRE has rebounded to the top of the Western Corridor office league table. Amid falling take-up and deals, it doubled both its disposals, to 711,000 sq ft, and deal numbers, to 44, to storm over 250,000 sq ft clear at the top. Unlike previous years, a town centre deal was the largest overall.
July 2016 - Costar
Salmon Harvester Properties (SHP) has let a 3,269 sq ft floor in its 2 Queen’s Square office building on Ascot Business Park in Ascot.
May 2016 - Costar
Westcore UK has bought the Alpha Building, a 68,000 sq ft office in the centre of Reading, from Aberdeen Asset Management for close to the £12.5m guide price.
April 2016 - Costar
M&G and Bell Hammer have formally brought to market for lease the latest phases of their Forbury Place development, a circa 600,000 sq ft urban estate being part speculatively developed in the centre of Reading. The current quoting rent of £37.50 per sq ft will be seen as further evidence of rebounding office space prices in key UK centres.