Merry Christmas from all at Boxpod and some thoughts for 2020






There’s little doubt that a great big dose of resilience has been needed throughout this challenging political and economic year, so let’s raise a glass to overcoming tough times and look forward to less uncertainty and a prosperous new decade. The doom and gloom surrounding the high street, business rates, Brexit et al have made …

Insight: Capitalise on the demand for serviced offices to rent in Bristol






The number of serviced office operators circling Bristol is testament to the city’s credentials as an elite business location. Bristol city centre has already seen record annual take-up from serviced office operators, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s South West & Wales Office Market Report 2019, with the latter half of 2019 yet to be accounted …

Spotlight on commercial property to rent and buy in Hampshire






New developments are fuelling interest in the commercial property market in Hampshire with agents expecting strong demand for the units. Construction of Oceanic Estates’ new business park at Adanac Park in Nursling, Southampton is well underway. The letting agents Keygrove Chartered Surveyors and Lambert Smith Hampton are offering 17 new business units to lease ranging …

Boom time for renting commercial property across the East Midlands






The crooked spire of Chesterfield is a remarkable landmark. The market town has also seen an incredible surge in interest in commercial units to rent over the past year, according to Boxpod data. Looking at the East Midlands region as a whole, comparing, 2017 vs 2018, Boxpod saw an increase in property views of 171%. …

First Person: A landlord’s perspective on retailing today






Boxpod founder and MD Nick Marlow shares his journey from retailer to commercial property landlord, offering an action plan to reignite our high streets. His views literally are from both sides of the fence. For the past 50 years retailing has been a major part of our economy, bringing together the manufacturing industry and service sectors. …

New transport networks fuel demand for renting commercial property in East Anglia






Continuing improvements to transport networks are helping East Anglia become a more significant trading area. Businesses are looking more closely at the region with its strengthening infrastructure, a ready workforce and good work/life balance – without the costs associated with the big cities. Boxpod has seen the number of commercial units available to rent double …

Guest Blog – Officio’s advice on choosing the best workspace to rent in London for your business






Top five tips to picking the right style and size of London workspace to rent. By Officio’s new business advisor, Dean Ridsdill 1. Think about your Brand The workspace you chose holds more responsibility than you may have realised. It affects employee morale, productivity and wellbeing so it needs to be somewhere people feel motivated and …