November 2015


Savills expands its rural agency offering in the North of England and Scotland

Savills expands its rural agency offering in the North of England and Scotland

30 November 2015

Savills rural agency has been boosted by the appointment of John Coleman to drive the business on both sides of the border.

 
 
£1.5m retail investment sale in Bishops Stortford

£1.5m retail investment sale in Bishops Stortford

30 November 2015

On behalf of Southhill Estate, Savills has sold a town centre retail investment in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire to Glenstone Property Group for £1.575 million.

 
 
Savills boosts property management team with new appointment

Savills boosts property management team with new appointment

27 November 2015

Savills has expanded its property management team with the appointment of Maqs Begum, who will be based at the firm’s Innovation Court office in Birmingham.

 
 
Industrial to resi sale set to revive Shoreham-by-Sea site

Industrial to resi sale set to revive Shoreham-by-Sea site

26 November 2015

LKAB Minerals Ltd and the Shoreham Port Authority, advised jointly by Savills and Oakley Commercial, have sold a major waterside development opportunity on Brighton Road in Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex to Southern Housing Group.

 
 
Spending Review: what it means for housing

Spending Review: what it means for housing

26 November 2015

The chancellor’s £7 billion boost for house building is welcome, but how does the focus on home ownership and the housing benefit cap affect social landlords and their tenants? Robert Grundy, head of housing at Savills, comments.

 
 
Simpson Buglass to head Savills in Aberdeen

Simpson Buglass to head Savills in Aberdeen

26 November 2015

Savills has bolstered its Scottish business with the appointment of Simpson Buglass to head up the firm’s Aberdeen office from January 2016.

 
 
Amazon letting at Trade City, Frimley

Amazon letting at Trade City, Frimley

25 November 2015

On behalf of Aviva Investors, Savills, jointly with Wadham & Isherwood and Cushman & Wakefield, has agreed a letting to Amazon at Trade City in Frimley. 

 
 
Additional 3% stamp duty - Savills comments

Additional 3% stamp duty - Savills comments

25 November 2015

Lucian Cook, Savills UK head of residential research, comments on the announcement of an additional 3% stamp duty charge for buy to let and second home buyers.

 
 
The 'new normal': High street and online retailers are the UK's Big Shed shoppers

The 'new normal': High street and online retailers are the UK's Big Shed shoppers

25 November 2015

According to research launched at Savills Big Shed (100,000 sq ft +) Breakfast yesterday (24 November 2015), logistics take-up by high street and online retailers is now more than double what it was in 2011, representing 40% of the market. The new driving force has almost replaced the once prevalent grocers who now account for 2% of total take-up, compared to 33% in 2011. Savills says the shift is driven by changing consumer habits.

 
 
Australian accesories retailer Lovisa secures first UK store at Trinity Centre, Leeds

Australian accesories retailer Lovisa secures first UK store at Trinity Centre, Leeds

24 November 2015

Australian accessories retailer Lovisa, advised by Savills, has secured its first UK store in Land Securities’ Trinity Centre in Leeds. 

 
 

Key Contacts

Victoria Buchanan

Victoria Buchanan

Director
Commercial Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 7870 999 653

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880