More Reasons to Invest in Scotland

2017 is being celebrated as Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, and even with so much as a cursory glance, there's no questioning why. Synonymous with landmark historical influences and distinguished traditions, Scotland's pride has ... Read more

“For us in the leisure trade, the benefits are absolutely clear” – Peter Seymour of Graham and Sibbald talks Scotland’s Hospitality, Licensed and Leisure Trade

Peter Seymour is the Head of Licensed Trade and Leisure Agency for Graham + Sibbald, and formerly the Managing Director of Seymour & Co, an independent specialist firm of surveyors who specialised in the Hospitality, Licensed and Leisure trade. ... Read more

Gourmet burgers or fast food

Are gourmet burger restaurants replacing fast-food chains?

There are thousands of fast food burger restaurants trading across the UK. As well as household names such as Burger King and McDonald’s, the UK is now welcoming the more ‘posh’ burger chains such as Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Five Guys. More and ... Read more

Retail leisure development

Are mixed-use retail and leisure schemes becoming the norm in the UK?

Many UK towns and cities are currently planning huge retail and leisure schemes. Developers are now creating complex retail led mixed-use schemes and ignoring shopping-only developments. Retail alone seems to no longer be enough for the public and ... Read more

The NOMA scheme Manchester

5 new developments in Manchester that you should be aware of

Manchester is one of the Northern Powerhouse ‘key cities’, with the population of Greater Manchester now over 2.55 million. A lot is happening in the city and in the surrounding areas making Manchester a great place to invest and locate your ... Read more

Must ask questions when looking for commercial property

Here at NovaLoca we have all the tools you need to find the right commercial property for your business. However, before you start your search, there are some key questions that need answering. Here are some points to be thinking about when looking ... Read more

Crown Estate and Oxford Properties announce £145m extension to St James’s development

The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties are set to embark on another joint venture to redevelop part of London St James. The project will be a £145m extension of the current £320m St James’s Market Partnership between the two companies and offer ... Read more

Guest Blog – How to avoid being hit by empty property rates

One of the most burdensome issues for businesses today is the level of business rates charged on all commercial premises. There was once a time when such business rates were limited to occupied premises, but this is no longer the case. With ... Read more

The benefits of relocating your business to Plymouth

When considering the UK’s thriving areas for business and commercial property, it is usually mega cities of London and Birmingham that come to mind. However, with plenty of investment opportunities on the south coast, Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth, ... Read more