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Widnes unit let to NHS in deal that will create 300 jobs

Mirastar, represented jointly by B8 Real Estate and Savills, has pre-let two industrial units at Gorsey Point in Cheshire. Widnes 400 is the largest speculative development in the North West to complete since 2020 and was pre-let to the NHS’s Supply Chain, creating 300 new jobs. Meanwhile Widnes 258, a 257,500 sq ft speculative development […]

Trade unit let within four days at record rent

A unit on a popular Wigan business park has changed hands in less than a week, achieving a record rent and reinforcing the demand for commercial property within the region. The 3,000 sq ft unit at Wigan Trade Park, owned by CRT Property, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, has been let to GSF […]

4i to purchase new speculative development in Knowsley

A US-backed property investor has agreed a deal to purchase Acornfield Industrial Park, a new-build speculative industrial development within Knowsley Industrial Estate. 4th Industrial (4i) will purchase the three units totalling over 131,000 sq ft on a site fronting Acornfield Road, the main spine road through the estate, when they are completed later this year. B8 Real Estate advised […]

Warrington warehouse sold to truck dealership for £4.6m

A refurbished warehouse on Warrington’s Howley Trade Park has been acquired by Ireland’s largest Renault truck dealership in a £4.6m deal. The 45,000 sq ft property, which consists of four separate units, will be Diamond Trucks’ first location in England and is part of its plans to expand its business in the mainland UK. B8 […]

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 […]