Commercial Property


Hawne Trading Estate is latest West Midlands industrial investment to be snapped up

The commercial property team at Thursfields Solicitors has advised on the multi-million pound sale of a major Halesowen industrial estate as the West Midlands industrial property market continues to go from strength to strength. Tony Gibb, head of commercial property, and senior associate Emma Hughes, acted for a Worcestershire family in the sale of Hawne…

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All Electric Garages open second Hyundai dealership

All Electric Garages will create up to 15 jobs after opening its second Hyundai dealership in the West Midlands, in a deal sealed by Thursfields Solicitors and Fisher German property consultants. The new base on Enville Street in Stourbridge joins All Electric’s Kidderminster site in providing showrooms, workshops and car preparation areas for new and…

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Thursfields’ lawyers play major part in commercial property conference

Two top lawyers from Thursfields Solicitors are playing a major part in the virtual commercial property conference set to be attended by scores of businesses next month. The Pi-Property Insurance Property Summit takes place via Zoom on Wednesday 15 September. The day starts at 10 am when Nick O’Hara, chairman of Thursfields, joins The Property…

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Court’s break clause option ruling: is the tide turning in favour of tenants?

Thursfields Solicitors has welcomed the Court of Appeal’s overturning of a High Court decision in relation to the vacant possession requirement in a break clause. In the case of Capitol Park Leeds plc v Global Radio Services Ltd, the High Court initially held that a tenant’s failure to reinstate the landlord’s fixtures and fittings meant…

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Mixed response to government’s extension of protection for businesses in financial difficulty

Many businesses will have welcomed further government measures to support SMEs struggling with finances due to COVID-19 but others will be frustrated as they continue to be prevented from enforcing debts or removing non-paying commercial clients from premises that could be let to new tenants. The comments come after Steve Barclay, chief secretary of the…

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Thursfields Talk Legal: buying, selling or leasing commercial premises

Top tips on how to go about buying, selling or leasing commercial premises will be the focus of a free Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar later this month. The Zoom-based event from 10am on Wednesday 23 June will start with a short vidcast from Stewart Coles, an associate director of Commercial Property at Thursfields, who will then…

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Thursfields advise on unprecedented demand for flexible or serviced office spaces on short leases

There has been a notable surge in the demand for flexible or serviced office spaces on short leases as businesses adopt hybrid working following COVID-19, according to Thursfields Solicitors. Tony Gibb, a director at Thursfields and head of the commercial property team, was commenting after a Centre for Cities think tank report suggested that a…

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Corporate deals worth £125m-plus in Thursfields’ busiest year ever

Thursfields Solicitors has recorded its busiest ever 12 months of corporate activity, providing legal guidance on 29 deals worth a total of more than £125 million. Gareth Burge, director and head of Corporate at Thursfields, explained that he and his team had coped with the hectic period despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Gareth said: “The last…

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Thursfields advises on cloudThing sale to Kerv

A team of business lawyers at Thursfields Solicitors has advised the shareholders of Birmingham-based cloudThing Group Ltd on its sale to cloud management services company Kerv. Recently ranked as one of the Best Companies to Work for in the UK by Best Companies, cloudThing is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK…

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Thursfields complete legal work for new Italian restaurant opening in Birmingham’s Mailbox

A new Italian restaurant is delighting diners with its terrace and outdoor seating in Birmingham’s Mailbox, with legal advice on the new venture provided by Thursfields Solicitors. Robert Pettigrew, a Director in the Commercial Property department at Thursfields, worked with the owners on the agreement and lease for the venue known as Lucarellis. Whilst the…

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Former rugby star expands coffee shop brand into Bristol, helped by Thursfields

A former professional rugby player has expanded his Midlands-based speciality coffee shop into Bristol with the opening of his third outlet, with help from Thursfields Solicitors. Sam Smith, the ex-Worcester Warriors and England under-20s winger, launched Wayland’s Yard in Worcester in 2016 after an injury forced his early retirement from rugby, and opened his second…

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New rules for converting commercial high street premises into homes welcome

New rules making it easier for commercial premises to be converted into homes to help revitalise England’s high streets and town centres have been welcomed by Thursfields Solicitors. The package of government measures, announced by housing secretary Robert Jenrick, are aimed at providing more homes and transforming unused buildings to give high streets a new…

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