News

16

Oct

Thames Valley attracts record foreign investment

Foreign Direct Investment in the Thames Valley area rose to a record level last year, according to a new report. 70% of...

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Andrew Baillie

16

Oct

Tech clusters gravitate to Reading

There are now 7,800 digital Tech Companies in Berkshire making it the leading location for digital tech in the UK. In a...

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Guy Parkes

27

Sep

£2.3m funding for Green Park station

The Government has agreed to provide £2.3m towards the cost of Reading’s Green Park station. The two-platfo...

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Andrew Baillie

06

Sep

Semafone take 12,720 sqft of new offices

Largest letting for 2017 in Guildford   On behalf of our clients, Semafone, RARE have acquired 12,720 sq ft at Pa...

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Andrew Baillie

08

Aug

EY goes for co-working space at The White Building

Accountancy and advisory firm EY has announced plans to expand its office space in Reading by securing a co-working arra...

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Andrew Baillie

26

Jul

The Lightbox bikes have arrived!!

The Lightbox bikes have arrived and will be ready for use by all incoming tenants.   The Lightbox is a totally ne...

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Guy Parkes

17

Jul

Kames buys Slough offices from Oaktree/Patrizia

Kames Capital has purchased a central Slough office building from Patrizia Immobilien and Oaktree Capital Management for...

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Guy Parkes

03

Jul

They just keep coming to The White Building…

Ross Video and Roc Search have signed on the Ground, Third and Fourth floors at The White Building, Readings latest cont...

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Andrew Baillie

03

Jul

‘Landlords need to adapt to service’

At the Estate Gazette Question Time Guy Parkes commented on the furture of offices in the Thames Valley – Landlord...

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Andrew Baillie

26

Jun

EG Question Time Debate - Thames Valley

On 21st June RARE were amongst a panel of 5 industry experts asked to speak at the EG Thames Valley Question Time i...

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Andrew Baillie

09

Jun

Edwards make the move to 3 The Sector

Edwards Life Sciences have now taken occupation of 7,000 sq ft of the ground floor at 3 The Sector. The space has been ...

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Andrew Baillie

24

May

Bracknell tops charts for creative minds

Bracknell has come top in the charts as the town with the highest concentration of creative minds working in creative in...

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Andrew Baillie

18

May

Reading: Tech Co’s Carbon Black and WorkDay take space at The White Building

RARE have secured Carbon Black as a new tenant at The White Building in Reading town centre. This takes the number of oc...

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Guy Parkes

04

May

Over 60% now let at The White Building

A further 20,000 sqft let at The White Building to Workday and Carbon Black   RARE for Boutbee Brooks Real Estate...

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Guy Parkes

22

Mar

The Sector, Newbury – Tenants fill office space ahead of completion

On behalf of our clients Vengrove and V7, Building 3 The Sector, the first contemporary exposed services style office bu...

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Guy Parkes

21

Mar

The Lightbox comes to Bracknell

Work has nearly finished at the newly named ‘The Lightbox’, bringing the latest 21st century office spa...

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Guy Parkes

17

Jan

The White Building welcomes Work.Life

The White Building has secured Work.Life, Reading town centre's first co-working space provider, as a tenant.   W...

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Andrew Baillie

16

Jan

RARE Seat Survey - Tracking total occupancy costs

Rates hike creates significant occupancy costs differential between London and Thames Valley Featured by Costar - Mon...

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Guy Parkes

12

Jan

RARE sponsoring The Thames Valley Property Awards 2017

RARE is pleased to announce its support of The Thames Valley Property Awards 2017 (link to http://thamesvalleyprope...

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Andrew Baillie

01

Dec

First Tenants sign up at The White Building

A joint venture between Boultbee Brooks Real Estate and CBRE Global Investors has secured Herjavec Group and Pharmacosmo...

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Guy Parkes

03

Nov

Demand for Media Style Office space increased by 30%

RARE have recorded an increase in preferences for creative and collaborative space across the SE Region. Up until relat...

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Guy Parkes

01

Sep

Racing ahead at The Sector, Newbury

Having completed 30,000 sqft of lettings at Newbury, our clients Vengrove have moved on to commence refurbishment of two...

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Guy Parkes

01

Sep

Breaking ground at Basing View, Basingstoke

Work has commenced clearing the ground for the next new office building on Basing View, Basingstokes central business di...

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Guy Parkes

31

Aug

Another unit sold at the Easter Park, near Reading

Pioneer Real Estate has completed another freehold office sale at the Green, Easter Park.   The sale of Unit 6...

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Guy Parkes

18

Jul

400 Occupiers attend the Basing View Summer Event

A beautiful sunny day brought the occupiers out in droves, to the annual Basing View BBQ to enjoy burgers, banter and a ...

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Guy Parkes

07

Jul

Abstract appoint RARE to market the largest speculative office building in Basingstoke

Mark Glatman's Abstract Securities has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary - Abstract (Basingstoke) Limited - has...

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Guy Parkes

04

May

RARE complete the Largest letting in Luton since 2008

Costar - IMP bags Randstad for new UK HQ By Chris Borland - Wednesday, May 04, 2016 13:49   IM...

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Guy Parkes

18

Apr

Thames Valley leading the way in Cyber Security

Wallix, a fast growing US cyber security company that allows controlled access to privileged information to IT staff and...

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Guy Parkes

09

Mar

RARE Newsletter H1 2016

We are pleased to launch our new quarterly newsletter - RA-REach Across the Thames Valley containing news and articles c...

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Jonathan Mannings

05

Feb

Where are the hot property locations

CoStar news Column: Urban revolution in the Thames Valley Tuesday, January 19, 2016 9:04   The Thames Va...

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Guy Parkes

21

Jan

Newbury up and running

Following the purchase of 5 office buildings at Newbury Business Park in December, our Clients Vengrove and V7 Asset Man...

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Guy Parkes

21

Jan

Largest letting in Basingstoke for 5 years

Our Clients Tosca Fund and London & Scottish Properties have exchnaged contracts on the purchase and simultaneous le...

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Guy Parkes

08

Jan

RARE appointed to sell remaining units at the popular Easter Park near Reading

Our clients Pioneer Real Estate have completed another freehold office sale at the Green, Easter Park.  The sale of...

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Guy Parkes

08

Jan

Boultbee Brooks acquire Viewpoint One in Bracknell

Acting on behalf of the LPA joint receiver, RARE have sold the investment in Viewpoint One, Bracknell to Boultbee Brooks...

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Guy Parkes

08

Jan

Ventia expand at The Old Town Hall, Wimbledon

Ventia expand into the whole of The Old Town Hall, Wimbledon   Further to taking a lease of 7,200 sqft last year,...

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Guy Parkes

19

Nov

RARE talks to Costar about Bracknell

Bracknell on course for office rent rises By Paul Norman - Friday, November 06, 2015 11:31 E-mail  Pri...

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Guy Parkes

06

Nov

The White Building, Reading - Launch

The White Building, Reading was launched this week at Bounce in Farringdon offering the opportunity to learn more about ...

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Guy Parkes

06

Nov

RARE acquire land for Waitrose in Bracknell

On behalf of our clients, Waitrose, RARE acquired additional land adjacent to the Waitrose campus in Bracknell, allowing...

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Guy Parkes

05

Nov

Lettings at Swan Court, Staines

On behalf of our client, All Souls College, Oxford, RARE have pre-let close to 10,000 sqft of prime offices in Staines u...

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Guy Parkes

03

Sep

AWG bags TK Maxx in Watford

Advised by RARE our client AWG Property has signed TK Maxx for 23,000 sq ft of offices at 64 Clarendon Road in Watford, ...

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Guy Parkes

11

May

RARE serves success at Wimbledon

Central London Serviced Office experts, Ventia have signed up on 7,200 sqft, of office space at The Old Town Hall; a lan...

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Guy Parkes

24

Apr

Office in Slough now 90% Let

Hot on the heels of Office Angels, Encore Personnel have taken a lease of the remainder of the Ground floor at Keypoint ...

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Guy Parkes

20

Apr

Office Angels swoop into Slough

Office Angels have signed at the ground floor of Keypoint, one of the most prominent offices in Slough Town Centre. The...

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Guy Parkes

16

Mar

LCC Deployment sign in Woking

Within a month of becoming available, Unit 1 River Court has been leased to Telecoms experts LCC Deployment Services. C...

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Guy Parkes

13

Mar

A rare welcome

We have completed our move and are delighted with our new base. Thank you to Oxford Properties for their warm welcome. ...

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Guy Parkes

12

Mar

Oracle lease rare space in Luton

IM bags Oracle in Luton   On behalf of our client IM Properties, 11,000 sq ft of newly refurbished offices ha...

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Guy Parkes

09

Feb

We're moving!

From 2nd March, we are moving to 100 Longwater Avenue, Green Park, Reading...

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Jonathan Mannings

01

Jan

Top emerging Thames Valley towns named – The B.S.B.’s

Bracknell is tipped by Thames Valley agents RARE (Real Asset Real Estate) as one of three emerging towns showing a stron...

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Guy Parkes

01

Dec

Chancellors acquire 15,250 sqft at One Station Square, Bracknell

Chancellors, the national Estate Agents have expanded their Headquarters office and extended their lease terms at One St...

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Guy Parkes

07

Sep

RARE launch new South East Agency APP.

South East specialists RARE, continue to bring innovation to the industry and have today launched a new ‘App&rsquo...

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Guy Parkes

02

Dec

Woking goes for Gold

Goldsworth House, situated in Goldsworth Park and comprising 16,500 sqft of offices has been sold by Cordatus Real Estat...

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Guy Parkes