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Measuring Offices – Its all change

Measuring Offices – Its all change

Thursday, January 21, 2016 By Neil Cooper MRICS

The New Year has seen changes in how we are to measure offices and report on floor areas. The changes are documented in the RICS Property Measurement (1st Edition) and came into mandatory effect on 1 January 2016. Prior to 2016 net internal floor area was the standard, adopted basis of measurement for

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BHEAA Commercial Property Report 2016

BHEAA Commercial Property Report 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016 By Phil Graves

“The economy at a local level is strong and pretty robust, but we must plan properly for our future and huge challenges lay ahead." It has been another progressive year for the commercial property market, although we are sometimes victims of our own success. More people want to live, work and socialise

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Making Progress?

Making Progress?

Monday, November 16, 2015 By Phil Graves

For a number of years now, I am honoured to be asked to write a small report on the commercial property market for the Brighton & Hove Estate Agents Association (BHEAA) which celebrated 125 years in 2012. This is alongside some other Members of the Association who have in depth local knowledge of

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Hanover Crescent - last call for offers!

Hanover Crescent - last call for offers!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 By Phil Graves

FINAL CHANCE TO PURCHASE THIS STUNNING PERIOD HOUSE IN NEED OF REFURBISHMENT This is your final chance to purchase this truly stunning period house in the famous Wilds and Busby private Georgian Crescent known as Hanover Crescent. Due

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Prime Development Opportunity – Crawley

Prime Development Opportunity – Crawley

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 By David Bessant MRICS

South East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust have instructed Graves Jenkins to market the freehold interest in the Crawley Ambulance Station site. Due to a restructuring of the Ambulance Service, in an attempt to lower response times, Ambulance Stations are being replaced by multiple Ambulance

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Offices to Residential – Rights (PDRs) made permanent

Offices to Residential – Rights (PDRs) made permanent

Thursday, October 22, 2015 By Neil Cooper MRICS

Following the previous introduction of temporary Permitted Development Rights (PDRs) which were due to expire in May 2016 the Government has now removed the uncertainty in relation to the same by announcing they will be made permanent. Furthermore, where prior approval has already been granted but not

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Business Rates - but not as we know it.

Business Rates - but not as we know it.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 By Phil Graves

So Chancellor George Osbourne has gone where no man has gone before – he wants to abolish the existing Uniform Business Rates system and allow Local Authorities to collect their own taxes, retain them and allocate the income as they seem fit. The trouble is, it does raise certain issues. For Brighton

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BAHBAs Come Alive

BAHBAs Come Alive

Thursday, September 24, 2015 By Phil Graves

The annual Brighton & Hove Business Awards (the BAHBAs) ceremony took place on Friday 4th September 2015 at the rather different and unusual non-corporate setting of St Andrews Church in Hove. The theme was an afternoon high tea. Surely, the timing and the venue must be wrong for what is normally

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Focus on... Hanover

Focus on... Hanover

Friday, August 14, 2015 By Thomas Hunt

When considering different areas of Brighton to live in Hanover has always been a popular choice, and it’s easy to see why. It’s narrow, winding streets of colourful Victorian terraced houses are in contrast to some of the more polished and ornate Georgian architecture present in other areas of the city,

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Still Looking for Quality Personnel

Still Looking for Quality Personnel

Monday, August 3, 2015 By Phil Graves

As the GJ brand grows and our services become more in demand, we realise the importance of employing further quality personnel to look after our clients property requirements. At the present time, we seek an established Commercial Agency negotiator as our instructions levels are on the increase and

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Golfers Gather for Golfing Challenge.

Golfers Gather for Golfing Challenge.

Friday, July 31, 2015 By Phil Graves

Last month, selected golfers from the property industry gathered at Singing Hills GC to play for the prestigious Fruit Bowl, which dates back to 2001. It is a team competition played by Sussex based agents and surveyors, all in good spirit, but as always a sense of rivalry was in the air. The sun shone

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Selling Your Home? Let Us Take Care of It...

Selling Your Home? Let Us Take Care of It...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 By Thomas Hunt

As you may be aware, our newly re-launched and re-branded Residential Department is now fully up and running. We have been really pleased with how clients have responded to the contemporary new look, and the business is starting to roll in. Recently we were privileged to be instructed to market a fantastic

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