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Blackburn industrial estate acquired by US investor

A Blackburn industrial estate has been acquired by a US-backed investment company in a deal that is one of the biggest of its type in the M65 corridor in recent years. Walker Industrial Estate has been bought by 4th Industrial. B8 Real Estate acted as agents for the buyer. The vendor was a client of […]

B8RE scoops six titles in annual CoStar Awards

B8 Real Estate has scooped the majority of prizes in the North West category of the prestigious CoStar Awards – for the second year in a row. The team won six out of a total of eight regional titles in the 2021 awards, following their success in winning seven out of eight last year. The […]

B8 Real Estate expands Merseyside lettings team

B8 Real Estate expanded their lettings team with the appointment of Alex Perratt as Surveyor. Alex, who will primarily be covering the Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and West Lancashire areas, joins from CBRE in Manchester where he was part of the industrial and logistics property team. An RICS-qualified Chartered Surveyor, he has eight years’ experience […]

Wardley estate fully let after refurbishment programme

An established Manchester industrial estate is now fully let with headline rents at a new high following a successful refurbishment programme. The work at Wardley Industrial Estate in Worsley consisted of the refurbishment of five units ranging from 9,000 – 20,000 sq ft over an 18-month period. All are now fully let with tenants including […]

Robotics firm takes last unit at Northwood’s Mersey Reach as work starts on phase 2

A Merseyside firm pioneering the use of industrial robots has become the latest occupier to sign up for the award-winning Mersey Reach development in Aintree. CNC Robotics is to establish an advanced manufacturing facility in the last remaining unit in phase one. The fast-growing company, which provides robots for a wide range of machining applications, […]

North West Industrial Market Report Update – July 2021

We are pleased to announce our bi-annual market report focussing on the North West industrial and logistics market. The North West industrial property market continued to reach new heights during the first half of 2021, with the value of transactions having tripled and occupier take-up almost double the same period last year. H1 2021 Highlights […]