Prop-Search

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Wellingborough Office

Venture Court

2 Debdale Road

Wellingborough

Northamptonshire

NN8 5AA

01933 223300
Northampton Office

14 Queensbridge

Northampton

NN4 7BF

01604 492000
Milton Keynes Office

Luminous House

300 South Row

Milton Keynes

MK9 2FR

01908 630066

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Prop-Search

Email: info@prop-search.com

Tel: 01933 223300

Website: www.prop-search.com

Prop-Search is a firm of commercial property agents and chartered surveyors with offices in Northampton, Milton Keynes and Wellingborough, covering Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and the East Midlands. 

About Prop-Search

We specialise in providing holistic advice on commercial property, including general agency (acquiring, letting & selling), development, investment, rating, rent review, valuation, building surveying, building insurance and property management through Prop-Manage
 
Our dedicated professional team have over a hundred years of combined regional market experience, acting for a wide range of public and private sector clients including investors, developers, major funds, Local Authorities and occupiers.  Since the mid 1980’s, as individuals, we have been involved in the development and disposal of millions of square feet of commercial property across the East Midlands.  

In terms of the wider range of professional services we offer, our team has handled over 1,500 rating appeals, over 1,250 valuations and over 700 rent reviews/lease renewals within the region. Our performance has been reflected in Prop-Search being recognised by Estates Gazette (EGi) as the Most Active Agent in Northamptonshire, having sold or let more commercial property than any other agent in this region. In addition, members of the Prop-Search team have received the EGi ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ award on numerous consecutive occasions.

All our staff are experienced, enthusiastic, innovative and loyal. We pride ourselves on offering clear, accurate, straightforward and honest advice – and we know our market inside out.
 

Articles

Small retailers get a rates break

1st December 2018

CHANCELLOR Phillip Hammond announced, in his Autumn Budget that business rates will be cut by one-third for smaller shops, says commercial property agent Prop-Search, as the Government recognises that smaller retailers are struggling to cope with

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Time to embrace change

1st December 2018

By Simon Toseland

Director

Prop-Search

THE warehouse and industrial markets continue to be a dominant strength of the Wellingborough commercial property market, although are being put at risk by the constraint on supply.

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Developing an industrial future

1st November 2018

By Richard Baker BSc MRICS

Director

Prop-Search

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Get ready to claim for overpaid rates

1st November 2018

THOUSANDS of business owners should soon be able to claim substantial rate rebates from their local authorities, says commercial property agent Prop-Search, as legislation to revoke the so-called staircase tax moves closer to being approved.

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Pent-up demand leads to increased enquiry levels

1st September 2018

THERE appears to be pent-up demand from occupiers looking for quality offices in the Kettering area says commercial property agent Prop-Search, as interest in the last remaining space at Brooklands Court gains momentum.

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Success developed from a different focus

1st September 2018

PROP-Search is a firm of commercial property agents and chartered surveyors with offices in Wellingborough, Northampton and Milton Keynes.

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Speculative industrial development reaches milestone

1st September 2018

CONSTRUCTION work at Cransley Park, a new 270,000 square foot industrial/warehouse development in Kettering has reached the half-way stage, with work on track and progressing on time for the completion of one of the region's newest speculative sch

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No need to look any further for logistics space

1st September 2018

WITH demand continuing unabated for logistics space in the region, occupiers need not look any further than a major new 70-acre development in Kettering which can provide up to 1.2m square feet.

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A skyline of construction

1st August 2018

By Samantha Jones

Associate Director

Prop-Search

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Plan submitted for new development

1st July 2018

DEVELOPMENT specialist Ashfield Land has submitted a planning application for a major new commercial scheme known as Rushden Gateway, on the A45 at Rushden, Northamptonshire.

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Last retail opportunity on new scheme

1st July 2018

WITH work about to get under way on the development of a 1.5-acre site at Oakley Hay, Prop-Search is promoting the last remaining opportunity to acquire a retail presence within the gateway scheme, located on the outskirts of Corby.

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Ground broken to mark start of construction

1st July 2018

ST Francis Group, the developer behind the speculative development of 270,000 square feet of business space at Cransley Park in Kettering recently held a launch on-site to officially market the start of construction.

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Order restored for plant nurseries

1st July 2018

OWNERS of plant nurseries will continue to benefit from a business rates exemption thanks to recent Government legislation, says commercial property agent Prop-Search.

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The rollercoaster ride continues

1st June 2018

By Richard Baker

Director

Prop-Search

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Clean sweep for agent at awards

1st June 2018

COMMERCIAL property agent Prop-Search has been named as star performer in the commercial property industry bible, Estates Gazette's prestigious Deals 2018 awards.

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Refrigeration rates appeal could save businesses millions

1st June 2018

ICELAND, the leading frozen food specialist, has recently won a landmark victory, reducing its liability for business rates paid on its premises, which could have far-reaching implications for other businesses in the retail and other sectors, says

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Sale of recently acquired offices

1st June 2018

NORTON Property Investments, which last month announced it had acquired six office units - formerly owned by Carillion - at Brooklands Court on Kettering Venture Park, in Kettering, has sold one of the units to a national accountancy firm.

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Embracing change

1st May 2018

By Simon Toseland

Director

Prop-Search

BREXIT, unitary authorities, online retail, supply and demand, politics, taxation. All your new friends and all offering opportunity or challenge, depending on your approach to them.

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Acquisition of offices

1st May 2018

SIX office units at Brooklands Court in Kettering, which were formerly owned by Carillion plc, have been snapped up by a fast-growing Midlands property investment company.

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Capitalising on inward investment

1st April 2018

By Richard Baker MRICS

Director

Prop-Search

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Offices to make the right first impression

1st April 2018

FIRST impressions count and prestigious offices, such as those being marketed within Park House in Northampton, would ensure your business will get noticed says appointed joint letting agents, Prop-Search and Drake Commercial.

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Looming EPC deadline

1st March 2018

LANDLORDS now have only a narrow window to ensure their properties have a minimum Energy Performance Certificate of E or above, warns commercial property agent Prop-Search, or face holding unlettable properties in their portfolios as new legislati

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Ready for speculative development

1st March 2018

CWC Group is shortly to commence construction of a speculative industrial development at Centrix Industrial and Distribution Park in Corby, with appointed agent Prop-Search.

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New occupiers and new jobs

1st March 2018

TWO new occupiers are to join the roll call of tenants within the popular Westcroft District Centre at Barnsdale Drive, just three miles outside of Milton Keynes city centre.

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Work starts on-site for new industrial development

1st March 2018

NORTHERN Trust is pleased to announce that work has started on-site for a new 42,500 square foot industrial development on the popular Leyland Trading Estate in Wellingborough.

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Award-winning agency

1st March 2018

PROP-Search.com is a firm of commercial property specialists and chartered surveyors with offices in Northampton, Wellingborough and Milton Keynes, covering Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and the East Midlands.

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Officially the greatest

1st March 2018

By Richard Baker BSc MRICS

Director

Prop-Search

CORBY refuses to stand still in terms of business expansion, as well as population growth and is now officially the greatest town in the UK and Ireland.

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New partnership to deliver speculative development

1st February 2018

ST Francis Group, the leading UK-based property development and investment group, has announced a new venture partnership which will see the development of 270,000 sq ft of speculative business space at Cransley Park in Kettering.

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Government moves to revoke staircase tax

1st February 2018

DRAFT legislation has recently been published to revoke the so-called staircase tax, as the Government pledges to recalculate business rates and payout backdated savings for those affected, says commercial property agent Prop-Search.

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The sweet temptation of the dessert parlour

1st January 2018

WITH the demand for dessert parlours and the increase in the number of brands hitting the High Street, this food and beverage offer looks set to replicate the spectacular rise of the coffee shop culture, says commercial property agent Prop-Search

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An encouraging skyline

1st December 2017

IT has been encouraging, over the past 12 months, to see cranes towering on the Wellingborough skyline says commercial property agent Prop-Search, albeit in limited numbers, as glimmers of new development appear on the horizon.

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Refurbished unit launched

1st December 2017

PROP-Search was delighted to host the launch of a newly refurbished industrial warehouse unit situated between Wellingborough and Northampton on the A4500 in Earls Barton.

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New development attracts quality employers

1st November 2017

By Ian Harman
Director
Prop-Search

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Significant investment sold in off-market deal

1st November 2017

A SIGNIFICANT off-market sale of a prestigious industrial/warehouse development points to rising transactional activity within Corby's tightly-held industrial property market.

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Award win for county scheme

1st November 2017

CELEBRATIONS are under way at Prop-Search in Northampton as its clients scoop a coveted industry award at the Industrial Agents Society Awards 2017, for the Best Overall Scheme - Multi-let Industrial Estate.

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Silent protection for you and your building

1st November 2017

YOU will have, no doubt, already been in and out of them today, but probably haven't given them the attention they deserve, say commercial property agent Prop-Search, although they have silently been protecting you. But what are they?

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Commercial rent arrears: the road to recovery

1st September 2017

FOR landlords of commercial premises, one of their main concerns is making sure that the tenant pays all sums due under the lease, says commercial property agent Prop-Search.

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Retail revolution arrives

1st August 2017

By Samantha Jones
Associate Director
Prop-Search

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Surveyors celebrate award-winning year

1st July 2017

COMMERCIAL property surveyors, Prop-Search has had much to celebrate recently.

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Surveyors celebrate award-winning year

1st June 2017

COMMERCIAL property surveyors, Prop-Search has had much to celebrate recently.

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Early success for trade park

1st June 2017

BRACKMILLS Trade Park in Northampton, funded by M&G Real Estate - one of the largest property investors in the UK - has reached practical completion, with the 65,200 sq ft speculative development already 70 per cent let.

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An entrepreneurial spirit

1st June 2017

By Richard Baker BSc MRICS
Director
Prop-Search

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Shortage of stock remains a prominent theme

1st May 2017

By Chris Billson, a Director of Prop-Search

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Boundary disputes: a new solution?

1st May 2017

BOUNDARY disputes are some of the more contentious disputes with which surveyors often deal with, says commercial property agent Prop-Search.

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Trade park near capacity on completion

1st May 2017

BRACKMILLS Trade Park in Northampton, funded by M&G Real Estate - one of the largest property investors in the UK - has reached practical completion, with the 65,200 square feet speculative development already 70 per cent let.

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Opportunity knocks

1st May 2017

EARLIER this year, the Government launched a Green Paper identifying strategic industries and proposals to support them through a mix of targeted investment. A White Paper is set to follow later this year.

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Trio of measures to tackle business rates increases

1st April 2017

CHANCELLOR Phillip Hammond has announced that small businesses and pubs will receive additional help with potential business rate increases in a trio of measures reported in his Budget statement.

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A promise to deliver new retail core

1st April 2017

By Richard Baker
Director
Prop-Search

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Reversal of rates liability for developer

1st April 2017

PROPERTY developers across the UK, who have been disputing the level of business rates they pay on buildings undergoing renovation, have been boosted by a recent Supreme Court ruling says commercial property agent Prop-Search.

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Warehouse investment acquired

1st April 2017

ABERDEEN Asset Management, represented by commercial property agent Prop-Search, has acquired an industrial logistics asset located on Express Park in Rushden.

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Juggernaut keeps on rolling

1st March 2017

By Ian Harman BSc MRICS, a Director of Prop-Search

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Businesses advised to act fast

1st March 2017

BUSINESS owners across Northamptonshire are reminded by commercial property agent Prop-Search that time is running out for them to address their new rateable values before they come into force in April.

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Retaining its roots in town

1st March 2017

A LOCAL manufacturing company has completed the purchase of a new facility to aid its future expansion plans - retaining its roots in Rushden.

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Low interest rates and tax breaks continue to fuel investment market

1st February 2017

THE heightening appeal of commercial property as an efficient investment - particularly with the reduction in tax breaks and hike in stamp duty for residential investors - coupled with continuing low interest rates, continues to fuel interest in f

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The Pyramid finds its new vroom

1st February 2017

ONE of Northamptonshire's most iconic buildings, The Pyramid at Brixworth, is now home to a new tenant and providing a unique business environment.

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And the third occupier will be?

1st February 2017

A VACANT commercial property in the heart of the popular market town of Higham Ferrers is only now seeking its third occupier in 60 years.

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Investment interest of retail park sold

4th January 2017

ACTING jointly for St Modwen with JLL, Prop-Search is delighted to confirm the sale of the investment interest of Wellingborough Retail Park on London Road in Wellingborough.

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Encouraging economic growth

17th October 2016

SIGNIFICANT development activity is now being witnessed across Northamptonshire, as developer and business confidence gathers momentum, boosting a starved commercial property market, with a number of major high profile schemes now underway.

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Watershed year for landlords

19th September 2016

IT seems 2018 could be a watershed year for some landlords, thanks to the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) Regulations 2015, says commercial agent Prop-Search, with the potential for the asset value of many property portfolios to be bad

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Investment and resilience

22nd August 2016

THERE has been significant investment in Kettering’s regeneration in recent years, particularly in town centre development says commercial property agent Prop-Search, but the immediate emphasis has now shifted to investment in economic growth thro

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Celebrating award nomination

22nd August 2016

LOCAL commercial property agent, Prop-Search is celebrating success after being named as a finalist in the inaugural SME Northamptonshire Business Awards.

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Laying enviable foundations

18th July 2016

EAST Northamptonshire is thriving.

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Opportunities to encourage growth

19th May 2016

NORTHAMPTON is still alive with regeneration projects and business potential that continue to move the town forward, and create opportunities that will encourage businesses to grow and invest.

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Service that covers the whole of the county

24th March 2016

PROP-Search has the market covered in Northamptonshire with its enterprising approach to commercial real estate services, local expertise and specialised knowledge.

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Town taking centre stage

19th February 2016

JUST under half way through its 30-year growth plan, as set out in 2003, Corby is a town that is being transformed says commercial property agent Prop-Search, by continued investment and development-it now taking centre stage, not just in the coun

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Lease underlines commitment

4th January 2016

THE retail logistics giant, Seko Synergy, has committed its future to Northampton, agreeing a ten-year lease renewal at its 126,000 sq ft facility at Northampton Distribution Centre, Crow Lane.

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Buzzing with development

17th July 2015

THERE is still very much a buzz within East Northamptonshire surrounding the proposed multi-million pound Rushden Lakes shopping and leisure development, which will change the economic landscape of the area.

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The tool box is empty

30th April 2015

LIKE much of the Midlands, Wellingborough's industrial and warehousing occupiers are ready and eager to expand, however the trouble is there is little or no choice in terms of existing building supply.

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Growth will lead to speculative development

20th February 2015

IT may be just over 80 years since Corby - then a small village with a population of 1,500 - drew workers from all over the country with the explosion of the steel industry, but while that trade may be a distant memory, the town still remains the

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Hopes for the coming year

5th January 2015

IT is certain that all of us, as individuals and businesses, have great expectations and hopes for 2015.

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At last – we have lift off

20th October 2014

TOWERING cranes around Northampton mark the increased confidence that is now echoing throughout the county in terms of property development says commercial property agent Prop-Search.

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The place for growth

27th May 2014

NORTHAMPTON is a place for growth says commercial property agent Prop-Search, perfectly positioned at the heart of the country and the crossroads of the rail and road network, providing a premier location for inward and local investors.

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Working together for the good of the county

31st March 2014

A NUMBER of Northamptonshire professionals have worked together to facilitate the successful expansion of Goodwill Solutions, a social enterprise company specialising in bespoke logistics and warehousing solutions to retailers and manufacturers.

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