Lack of industrial space ‘is a serious threat to the West Midlands’ economic recovery’

Lack of industrial space ‘is a serious threat to the West Midlands’ economic recovery’

Birmingham and the Black Country’s ability to bounce back from the economic chaos caused by the Covid-19 pandemic risks being seriously undermined by a severe shortage of industrial units to buy or to rent, according to a leading West Midlands commercial property agent. Ed Siddall-Jones (pictured above), managing director of Siddall Jones, which has offices in Birmingham and Dudley, said the...

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Black Country building to be brought back to life after sale to ambitious developer

Black Country building to be brought back to life after sale to ambitious developer

A dilapidated high street property in the Black Country is set for a major transformation after being bought by a private developer in a £203,000 deal. The prominent three-storey property at 68 High Street, Brierley Hill, was previously used as offices by a firm of solicitors but has sat vacant recently and is in need of refurbishment. Commercial agent Bond Wolfe secured the freehold sale to a...

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New jobs on the way as electrical contractor expands into bigger base

New jobs on the way as electrical contractor expands into bigger base

Growing demand for its work on high-end housing projects has seen contractor TSR Electrical looking for new recruits after a move to bigger premises, aided by property agent John Truslove. Leading developers and builders have been recruiting TSR to work on a range of residential projects, from new-build estates to apartment block refurbishments as the West Midlands sees a growing appetite for...

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John Truslove helps The Steamhouse build a bigger bagel bakery base

John Truslove helps The Steamhouse build a bigger bagel bakery base

A Worcestershire bagel bakery business is on the rise after a major move into bigger premises, advised by commercial property experts at John Truslove. The Steamhouse Bakery in Redditch is now in premises almost 10 times the size of its previous base, creating more than a dozen new jobs, as owners Ashley Baker and Kayleigh O’Mahony plan fresh growth. The couple launched the business five years...

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10 jobs to be created after steel fabricator quickly finds new premises

10 jobs to be created after steel fabricator quickly finds new premises

A steel fabricating business is set to create 10 jobs across the next year after expanding into new premises in Worcestershire. Leading commercial property specialist John Truslove helped Ridgesteel Fabrications of Worcester secure the 11,675 sq ft factory warehouse at Unit 4 in Schofield Business Park, in Sugarbrook Road, Bromsgrove. The letting has brought praise from the landlord after...

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