Industrial Property Specialists

HTA secures letting for expanding fire systems manufacturer

North East industrial property specialist HTA Real Estate has secured the letting of a 48,000sqft unit to global fire systems manufacturer, Advanced, at Balliol Business Park in Longbenton. Currently based in Cramlington, Advanced has signed a 10-year lease, which will commence upon completion of a £2m refurbishment.  The landlord of the property, Ashall Homes Ltd. … Continued

Agents appointed for County Durham business park

Industrial property specialist HTA Real Estate has been appointed alongside CBRE to market a County Durham business park, which it says can plug an important gap in the region’s property market. Jade Business Park, located adjacent to the Dalton Park shopping outlet, has planning permission for large-scale industrial development, of which there is a well-documented … Continued

HTA take gold medal at Buccleuch Property Challenge

HTA director Nick Atkinson triumphed once again at this years Buccleuch Property Challenge in Dumfriesshire. Nick joined Michael O’Driscoll of Northumberland Estates and Adam Heather of DWF as part of the ‘Percy Plodders’ team who finished the day as gold medallists. The challenge takes place at Drumlanrig Castle on the Duke of Buccleuch’s estate and … Continued

In my view…

Nick Atkinson, director at Newcastle-based HTA Real Estate, discusses his views on the North East industrial market… The industrial market in the North East continues to be a tale of limited supply and strong demand. Nissan’s announcement last autumn that it will build the new Qashqai and X-Trail at its Sunderland plant has only helped … Continued

Raft of new lettings at L&G’s Follingsby Park driven by automotive sector

Two automotive manufacturers and an insulation specialist are the latest to sign up to newly refurbished units at LGIM Real Assets’ (L&G) Follingsby Park in Gateshead. HTA Real Estate secured the lettings to Argus Fluid Handling Systems, Max Energy & Comau for L&G, on behalf of its UK Property Fund. Max Energy, which was established … Continued

HTA let New York Way unit to Nolato Jaycare

HTA has let a 38,000 sqft industrial unit at New York Way, North Tyneside to Nolato Jaycare on behalf of Blue Marble Asset Management. The medical packaging company has agreed to a five-year lease on the property, which was on the market at a quoting rent of £170,000 per annum. The property is located in … Continued

Jobs forecast as packaging company acquires Gateshead unit

HTA Real Estate has concluded the sale of a 28,000 sq.ft industrial property to a growing packaging company. iPac Packaging Innovations has acquired the manufacturing premises at Albany Road, close to Gateshead town centre, with plans to create a raft of new jobs over the next six months. iPac provides innovative packaging solutions to food … Continued

HTA brings 250,000sqft of industrial stock to the market

HTA Real Estate has secured a number of new instructions across the region, bringing over 250,000 sqft of industrial stock to the market. The premises in Consett, Blaydon and Seaham come at a time when there is a well reported lack of good quality, larger industrial stock in the regional market. The firm of industrial … Continued