The recent run of good news for the UK economy, which has lasted long enough to underwrite a recovery for the commercial property market, could be faced with an economic storm from overseas judging by bad news from emerging markets says James Roberts, head of commercial research, Knight Frank
There is a limited supply of big sheds in the North East due to a rise in demand. As the North East commercial property market continues to improve, particularly within the industrial sector, the region could see a significant shortage of big sheds later this year, warns Keith Stewart of Naylors Chartered Surveyors
Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) firms have played an increasingly prominent role, with a greater number of deals in 2013 than finance, banking and insurance firms, says Knight Frank in its latest Newcastle city centre office market report
With the year ending on Tyneside with two major deals that removed a significant amount of Grade A office space from the market, the funding deal to kickstart Silverlink's Stephenson Quarter development looks to be perfectly timed
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.