www.officerentinfo.co.uk RSS Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:46:39 +0200 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:46:39 +0200 Regus Sues WeWork For Trademark Infringement, Poaching Tenants https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/regus-sues-wework-for-trademark-infringement-poaching-tenants 11505 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:46:39 +0200 IWG, through two Texas-based subsidiaries, has filed a lawsuit against WeWork in Dallas federal court, claiming WeWork's new business line, HQ by WeWork, infringes on a 28-year-old trademark registered to HQ Network Systems, which Regus acquired in 2004 CEE Market the Fastest Growing in EU https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/cee-market-the-fastest-growing-in-eu 11499 Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:12:45 +0200 New research by Skanska, CBRE, Dentons, and PwC investigates the state of the CEE investment market, revealing that growth in the region was double the EU average in H1 2018, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal. CEE Office Market to Receive EUR 5.8 bn in Investments This Year https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/cee-office-market-to-receive-eur-5-8-bn-in-investments-this-year 11498 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:17:48 +0200 In 2018, almost EUR 5.8 billion will be invested in the CEE office market. Investors came for all the world in the region – the US, Western Europe, Israel and South Africa. Commercial real estate market forecasts say that this year’s investment volumes could exceed EUR 12 billion. Interview of Filippo Rean, director of the real estate division of Reed MIDEM - MIPIM and MAPIC markets. https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/interview-of-filippo-rean-director-of-the-real-estate-division-of-reed-midem-mipim-and-mapic-markets-1 11180 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:43:06 +0200 With his expertise, he speaks to us about his vision of PropTech and enlightens us on the trends to follow. Commercial property: UK investors reassess potential of Scotland https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/commercial-property-uk-investors-reassess-potential-of-scotland 11128 Wed, 23 May 2018 13:03:34 +0200 For international property investors, Scotland has become an increasingly attractive proposition in recent years, with a strong influx of overseas capital changing the investor dynamic. Spanish developer sells houses on Amazon https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/spanish-developer-sells-houses-on-amazon 11063 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:45:30 +0100 The 2018 edition of the Green Solutions Awards is on! https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/the-2018-edition-of-the-green-solutions-awards-is-on 10995 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:31:04 +0200 Every year, the Green Solutions Awards come back. And 2018 is no exception! This year, this international competition of sustainable solutions organised by the Construction21 network will be launched at MIPIM, on the BNP Paribas Real Estate booth (R7.E73) on March 15 at 11am. The Spine set to take shape in Knowledge Quarter Liverpool https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/the-spine-set-to-take-shape-in-knowledge-quarter-liverpool 10926 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:20:25 +0100 The new £35m northern headquarters of the Royal College of Physicians will be known officially as The Spine, taking its name from a striking staircase on its north elevation that resembles human vertebrae. Six factors influencing the UK property market in 2018 https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/six-factors-influencing-the-uk-property-market-in-2018 10924 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:51:06 +0100 It could be a better year in Britain’s dysfunctional housing market for first-time buyers and tenants UKGBC Wellbeing Lab: Retail compendium of experience launches to industry https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/ukgbc-wellbeing-lab-retail-compendium-of-experience-launches-to-industry 10923 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:35:47 +0100 Last night (12 March), UKGBC members gathered at John Lewis in Stratford for the launch of a compendium of experience to mark the completion of Wellbeing Lab: Retail. BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2018: One week left to entry deadline https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/businessgreen-leaders-awards-2018-one-week-left-to-entry-deadline 10922 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:17:55 +0100 Deadline for entries for the UK's most prestigious green business awards is 5pm on Friday March 16th The state of your office desk can reveal lot about your personality https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/the-state-of-your-office-desk-can-reveal-lot-about-your-personality 10760 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 20:53:38 +0100 Want a shortcut to deciphering someone's personality? Look at where they work Fletcher Priest’s Angel Court scoops Tall Building of the Year https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/fletcher-priest-s-angel-court-scoops-tall-building-of-the-year 10697 Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:28:37 +0100 Angel Court in the City of London by Fletcher Priest Architects has been named Tall Building of the Year at the AJ Architecture Awards Brexit Flight and Chinese Capital Controls Are Freeing Up London's Crowded Commercial Real Estate Market https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/brexit-flight-and-chinese-capital-controls-are-freeing-up-london-s-crowded-commercial-real-estate-market 10662 Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:43:11 +0100 Britain’s exit from the European Union has sent bankers scurrying for Frankfurt, Dublin, and Paris — and opened up new space for savvy commercial real-estate investors, Bloomberg reports. Robust Take Up in Scottish Office Market https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/robust-take-up-in-scottish-office-market 10661 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:11:42 +0100 The Scottish office market is seeing robust take up, on course to exceed the 10 year average of 2.1 million square feet by the end of the year with investors seeing Scotland as more defensive than London post Brexit. Edinburgh is now the only Scottish city with new speculative development under construction, meaning that occupiers will begin to compete for good quality Grade A space, according to the latest research from real estate firm Savills. Mindspace, Europe’s Leading Coworking Provider Expands in the U.K. https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/mindspace-europe-s-leading-coworking-provider-expands-in-the-u-k 10040 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:58:17 +0100 Mindspace, the rapidly-growing global provider of stylish and inspiring co-working spaces, announced today that it will be opening its second London location at 9 Appold St. in Shoreditch, in Q2, 2018. The new location is part of the Broadgate Quarter office complex in the vibrant city fringe market. Mindspace’s workspace will span the eighth and ninth floors of the building, and a total area of 3,800 square metres to accommodate over 900 new members. How to Make Drones a Powerful Tool for the Real Estate Market https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/how-to-make-drones-a-powerful-tool-for-the-real-estate-market 10035 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:20:32 +0100 Twenty years ago, real estate developers used to consider the aerial photographs and videos as the only possibility (beside simulations) to give them and their clients a fabulous insight about the project’s features or failures. Pricey, hard to get and hard to process, photographing and filming “from above” was done with the aid of helicopters or taller buildings in the neighbourhood. Rents and values in central London office market slipping due to Brexit nerves https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/rents-and-values-in-central-london-office-market-slipping-due-to-brexit-nerves 10028 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:36:38 +0100 Office rents and values have begun to slip across the central London commercial property market with some firms nervous about Brexit, a new report suggests. London Office Market reassured steady demand with 500,000 sq ft of new requirements launched in Q1. https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/london-office-market-reassured-steady-demand-with-500-000-sq-ft-of-new-requirements-launched-in-q1 9710 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:38:14 +0100 Post-Brexit, the British commercial real estate sector experienced a period of stress: many managers and insurers had been forced to temporarily close their real estate funds in order to cope with the buybacks of investors. "The three years before the Brexit had been marked by double-digit returns," said Tony Brown, head of investment at M & G Real Estate. The UK Office Market Forecast for 2017 https://www.officerentinfo.co.uk/article/officemarket-news/the-uk-office-market-forecast-for-2017 9454 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:37:00 +0100 During 2016, the UK’s office market experienced a few ups and downs linked to political uncertainty and decreased consumer and investor confidence. In spite of this, the overall market performance did not stray far from what was expected: strong levels of leasing activity in the Big 6 office markets (namely Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester), sustained rental growth due to the limited availability of Grade A space in cities like Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, and a notable surge in the number of lettings closed in London towards the end of the year. Are these trends expected to continue during 2017?