HARRIS LAMB OVERSEES DUDLEY INVESTMENT SALE

Harris Lamb has sold a multi-let industrial estate in Dudley to MCR Property Group for an undisclosed sum. The business acted on behalf of Cebron Holdings to sell Central Works, a 41,000 sq ft site located off Peartree Lane. Alex Eagleton of the business’ Investment team said that the sale reflected the demand for high-yielding industrial investments in the region. “With the lack of a...

CONSTRUCTION COMPLETES ON BIRMINGHAM MANUFACTURING FACILITY, SECURING 70 NEW JOBS

Construction has completed on a 50,000 sqft warehouse in Rubery for Aquapak Polymers Ltd, with around 70 new jobs now earmarked for the region at the manufacturing hub. Harris Lamb secured the Kings Norton-based manufacturing firm as a tenant at Hollymoor Point on a pre-let agreement last year. Acting on behalf of Hortons’ Estate and Trebor Developments, Harris Lamb oversaw the 15-year lea...

HARRIS LAMB LETS GUILDHALL OFFICES TO QUIKPLAN LTD

Harris Lamb, working with Place Partnership Ltd, has let a prestigious Worcester city centre office on behalf of the City Council.  Quikplan Limited has taken on the South Wing of Guildhall in Copenhagen Street on a three-year lease. The business, which designs and supplies software for care agencies, now occupies just over 1,000sq ft in the Listed building.  Jacqui Bayliss, who negotia...

HARRIS LAMB OVERSEES HANDOVER OF MANUFACTURING & DISTRIBUTION FACILITY TO SPECSAVERS

Construction has been completed on Specsavers’ high-tech manufacturing and distribution centre in Kidderminster, enabling the brand to create 200 new jobs in the area by 2021. Harris Lamb oversaw the sale of an 80,000 sq ft freehold turnkey between the brand and developer Revelan in January last year, and work at the former Romwire site on Stourport Road is now complete and Specsavers in occu...

Amazon swoops in with a potential solution to the industrial stock shortage

By Alex Eagleton, Commercial Agency When the Industrial Agency team sat down at the end of 2016 to discuss our expectations for the year ahead, we were focused on the key issues that most impact on us: access links, supply not meeting demand and a reluctance to invest in speculative development. One thing we hadn’t factored in was the possibility of Flying Warehouses. It might sound lik...