In another exciting year, RARE achieved an 10% year on year increase in profits in spite of challenging market conditions. It also saw the continuation of its year on year growth in turnover since its formation in 2011.
Notable instructions won this year have included being appointed by Seven Capital to market a new 100,000 sqft speculative office development at 53 Clarendon Road Watford, winning a competitive tender and being appointed by Basingstoke and Deane on a new 45,000 sqft office scheme on Basing View, being appointed by Slough Borough Council to market 17,123 sqft in 25 Windsor Road Slough and being appointed to sell a 33,000 sqft freehold building at Arlington Business Park ,Theale.
Space let or sold totalled 230,000 sqft and included the leasing of 60,000 sqft at The Florence Building Basingstoke, the sale of 58,000 sqft to Bottomline Technology at Arlington Business Park Theale and the letting of 25,000 sqft to CITL also at Arlington Business Park Theale.
The company have continued to innovate investing in the latest technology to market their clients premises, with the proactive adoption of social media marketing campaigns utilising Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn as well as producing a suite of marketing collateral, videos and websites, in-house for which no extra charge is made to clients.
Commenting on the results Director, Jonathan Mannings, comments “ Ensuring that we remain constantly on the look-out for opportunities to promote our clients properties and that we remain ahead of the curve in terms of the way in which we market their properties has resulted in an excellent set of financial results this year. We are privileged to act on behalf of some amazing clients including Waitrose, Fluor, Abstract Securities, Boultbee Brooks and Praxis and look forward to building on the success we have achieved this year in the years ahead. Key to our success has been recruiting and promoting talent. This year Andrew Baillie has been promoted to Senior Surveyor and Lewis Pearson has joined the team. Their enthusiasm and fresh approach drives us forward and we are delighted with the contribution they have made to our success.