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The foodies are faring fabulously, but what of the future?

The foodies are faring fabulously, but what of the future?

10 October 2017 By Phil Graves

Graves Jenkins was pleased to attend the October Best industry seminar last week, at the request of the charismatic organiser Euan Macdonald. We met at the renowned Chilli Pickle restaurant with main sponsors Carpenter Box and Reed Recruitment Consultants, plus about 60 representatives and operators

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It's not all about the headline rent

It's not all about the headline rent

25 September 2017 By Phil Graves

I think it is fair to state that most people have negotiated (or haggled) a deal at some stage in their lives and some are more comfortable than others in doing so. It is probable that most business leaders feel as though they are better placed than most to undertake such a task as they make clean cut

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Business Owners Feel The Rates Pinch

Business Owners Feel The Rates Pinch

11 September 2017 By George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS

Thousands of small businesses hit hardest by the recent changes to business rates in the UK have been dealt a fresh blow after a £300m relief package promised in the budget was waylaid by the general election of earlier this year. The government has come under pressure to act on business rates after

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Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

09 August 2017 By David Bessant MRICS

Due to continued expansion and business growth in both our Commercial Agency and Professional Services Departments we are seeking two new members of staff, to be based at our Crawley office. Commercial Agency Department We have a vacancy available for a Graduate/Junior Negotiator in our established,

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Office on the Lake

Office on the Lake

04 August 2017 By Tom Neal BSc (Hons) MRICS

Graves Jenkins Crawley have commenced marketing premises known as ‘The Office on the Lake’ within the Lakeview Fishery just outside of Crawley. The property is newly built, constructed on a concrete island in the middle of a lake. The octagonal shaped building is fitted with numerous windows affording

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Coppa Club to land in Brighton

Coppa Club to land in Brighton

15 June 2017 By Phil Graves

Coppa – an Italian wine or a type of meat? Well neither actually, it is one of the UK’s fastest expanding restaurants and could be Brighton’s newest restaurant if everything goes to plan. Terms were agreed during the early part of 2017 for Coppa Club to take the destination restaurant space in Brighton

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GJ Expansion

GJ Expansion

09 June 2017 By Neil Cooper MRICS

As many of you are now aware, we are delighted to confirm that Graves Jenkins has expanded with the acquisition of both the Crawley and Haywards Heath offices of the long established and highly regarded Building Surveying Practice of ML Surveyors. ML Surveyors bring to Graves Jenkins Building Surveying

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Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright For Three Little Birds

Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright For Three Little Birds

02 June 2017 By George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS

Graves Jenkins are delighted to announce that the former ‘Three Little Birds’ restaurant, has been taken over by Fudgies Coffee with their acquisition only adding to the transformation of the Western End of Church Road following the opening of Steven Edward’s etch. at 216 Church Road, a transaction once

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Brighton Going Up To The Prem

Brighton Going Up To The Prem

08 May 2017 By Tom Sleven

Let’s take a look at other towns and cities that have had changes to their dynamics in part due to sporting success or lack of! The most obvious in recent years being London after the Olympics. Homeowners in the six Olympic and Paralympic boroughs have enjoyed faster rising property prices in the

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Brighton are Top!

Brighton are Top!

05 May 2017 By Phil Graves

And it’s not just the football team that has recorded some recent success. Brighton city is top of the 100 office locations outside of London and within the UK as having ‘the hottest potential’. Office workers in the city probably know this already, but could this be another spur for more modern office

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Energy Performance Certificates….it’s time for change!

Energy Performance Certificates….it’s time for change!

27 April 2017 By George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS

It is now less than 12 months until the changes to the Law in regards to Energy Performance Certificates (EPC), which does and will, effect both commercial and residential landlord’s. As of the 1 April 2018, landlords of buildings must be aware of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), which

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Construction Voice - building a city's future

Construction Voice - building a city's future

20 April 2017 By Phil Graves

Development has become a divisive topic in Brighton and Hove, seen by some as the economic salvation of the city, by others as, at best, a necessary evil, tackling the shortage of housing and commercial space that’s widely recognised as one of the biggest challenges currently facing us. Those involved

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