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Security technology manufacturer launches new Brighton site with support from HSBC

Paxton, a security technology developer, has opened a 14,600 sq ft building in Brighton with support from HSBC UK.

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Construction firm opens Sussex office in Pacific House

Building company BMR Construction has moved into a second-floor office in Pacific House, based at Eastbourne’s Sovereign Harbour Innovation Park, to manage its portfolio of public and community projects in Sussex and expand into social housing.

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Freedom Works opens its tenth site in Brighton

Freedom Works has signed a 15-year partnership turnover lease with landlord Brighton & Hove City Council for 16,323 sq ft of space at Bartholomew House.

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Boutique Modern expands in Newhaven with new factory

B-Corp modular housing company Boutique Modern will start building a new factory in Newhaven this year which will create more than 35 further jobs and double business capacity.

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Eastbourne’s Pacific House sees two companies move in for next phase of growth

Two service companies – Loch Associates Group and Professional Insurance Agents – have taken offices at Pacific House on Eastbourne’s Sovereign Harbour Innovation Park to help drive their next phase of expansion.

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Flude announces sale of a freehold investment in heart of Brighton City Centre

Brighton and Hove-based independent chartered surveyor Flude Property Consultants has announced the sale of 142 Western Road in Brighton to local investors.

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Brighton Trade Park welcomes Team Frames

Flude Property Consultants has announced the letting of Unit 4 Brighton Trade Park, Crowhurst Road, Brighton to Teamframes, a specialist manufacturer of doors, windows and roofing products for the trade.

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Flude finalises letting of prominent Brighton commercial unit

Flude Property Consultants, an independent, regional firm of chartered surveyors, has concluded the letting of a self-contained prominent E-class corner unit in the Kemptown area of Brighton.

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Kent’s property market recovery reflects changing ways of working and living

The performance of Kent’s property industry reflects the recent changes to how the public lives, works and plays, according to this year’s Kent Property Market Report.

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Leading developer opens Kent office in Kings Hill

A leading housebuilder and land promoter has chosen Kings Hill as the location for its first Kent office, allowing the company to expand its operations in the county.

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Expanding property consultancy moves to larger offices

UK property consultancy Vail Williams has moved its Surrey regional office into a high-specification, modern new base in Woking as business demand grows.

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Carpenter Box expands Brighton operation

Leading Sussex and South East accountancy firm Carpenter Box is expanding its presence in Brighton to meet growing demand for its tax and finance services.

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Knights opens flagship office in Brighton

Professional services business Knights has opened its new flagship office in Brighton ahead of plans for further growth across the South East. The move is a significant investment in Knights’ team of more than 200 professionals in Sussex and the South East, providing multiple services to business clients alongside premium advisory services to private individuals. […]

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Historic Kent pub restored for village

A historic public house in Elham, Kent has reopened following a major refurbishment, with its new owners Contemporary Pubs fulfilling their promise to restore the much-loved pub for the village. The Grade-II listed 15th-century pub, The Kings Arms, is operated by Contemporary Pubs, the team behind the award-winning success of The Marquis of Granby, Alkham […]

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Altnets continues expansion and opens new Brighton Marina office

Telecoms supplier Altnets is joining the Brighton Marina Development, moving to a new, bigger office to support its growing team. The new office provides the team with a contemporary and conveniently located place to work and meet with customers and suppliers. As the business grows, Altnets continues to focus on benefiting its local community, providing […]

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Sittingbourne urban warehouse development makes progress

Arax Properties, in partnership with Eurazeo Real Estate, has announced the steel frame of its new urban warehouse development in Sittingbourne, Kent has been completed. Saxon 53, a 53,000 square foot speculative warehouse development, is one of the only such developments of its size in the whole of the South East. Strong demand has meant […]

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Staines office park now fully occupied

The prominent Lotus Park riverside office development of 103,000 sq ft in central Staines Upon Thames, Surrey is now fully let. The final space, a 9,479 sq ft ground floor office suite, was taken by Chubb, part of APi Group, a leading provider of fire protection and safety solutions. Property consultancy Vail Williams acted for […]

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HSBC funding helps South East office provider boost energy efficiency

Dexter House Ltd, trading as Dexter Serviced Offices, has secured a £654,000 funding package from HSBC UK, part of which will be used to install solar panels at the business’ sites in Surrey. The move will enable Dexter House Ltd to save an estimated £70,000 per year in energy costs, allowing the business to offer […]

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Haynes Ford expands into Canterbury

Haynes Ford, often still known by its previous trading name Haynes of Maidstone, has taken on the full Ford sales franchise rights for most of East Kent and will operate from its new base in the heart of Canterbury, where it has opened a new Ford Dealership. When Henry Ford set up Ford of Britain, […]

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Recruitment startup WeComm Group relocates to Bexhill Enterprise Park

Recruitment startup WeComm Group has moved from Rye to High Weald House on the Bexhill Enterprise Park to support its rapid growth and plans to “disrupt the industry”. Long-standing recruitment consultant Terry Cannon started WeComm in September 2021 in the spare room of his Rye home. He had grown tired of his daily commute to […]

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Newhaven Enterprise Zone offers grants to regenerate unused commercial spaces

Businesses in Newhaven are being offered grants of up to £25,000 to inject new life into empty commercial buildings and create much-needed jobs in the town. The move forms part of a major push to transform Newhaven into a key contributor to the Sussex economy by 2030 and the fund is being delivered in partnership […]

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Midnight Communications expands client portfolio with Boutique Modern

Brighton & Hove-based PR agency Midnight has been appointed by Boutique Modern, a B-Corp modular housing specialist, rounding off a string of new client wins this year. Midnight will be supporting Boutique Modern with a multi-layered PR campaign, positioning it as providing one of the solutions to the affordable housing crisis. Flo Powell, joint managing […]

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Eastbourne care home sold as owner retires after 20 years in business

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Sunnyhill Residential Care Home in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Sunnyhill is a three-storey, 20-bedroom dementia care home with a ‘Good’ CQC rating and a strong trading history. The business is located in a predominantly residential area in Eastbourne which has a higher-than-average population of […]

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Regulation overhaul needed to accelerate ESG success in housebuilding

A joint study from Southampton-based law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and The University of Cambridge has found that clearer Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulation is needed to accelerate success and growth opportunities in the housebuilding sector. The research, titled ESG: Investing in the built environment, explores how ESG principles are impacting the operations of companies […]

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Chancerygate acquires Horsham site to deliver 105,000 sq ft urban logistics development

Developer Chancerygate has acquired a 4.59-acre site in Southwater near Horsham to speculatively build 105,000 sq ft of Grade A urban logistics and industrial space. The site, which was formerly a manufacturing and logistics hub for global electronic manufacturer Sony, is located at Southwater Business Park approximately four miles south of Horsham. It is strategically […]

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Brewing Brothers opens Folkestone Harbour’s largest restaurant

Brewing Brothers Beachside, a brand-new taproom space anchored by a wood-fired oven-focussed menu, is now open at Folkestone Harbour. The new taproom space, brought to Folkestone Harbour by Hastings-based brewery Brewing Brothers, has become the largest single independent business to operate at the popular seaside destination. Accessed from Platform 2 of the historic Folkestone Harbour […]

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors opens new office in Gillingham

Kent law firm Martin Tolhurst Solicitors has announced the opening of a new office in Gillingham, which will be open for business from 6 June 2023. The Gillingham office, located at 4 Ambley Green, Gillingham Business Park, provides more than 6,000 square feet of modern office space divided over two floors, providing a comfortable and […]

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