WHITTLE JONES YORKSHIRE BUOYED BY OCCUPIER EXPANSIONS
14th August 2020
Whittle Jones; managing agents acting on behalf of Northern Trust are pleased to confirm that they have assisted a number of their customers expand within the Yorkshire region during the last few months.
Almost a third of their new lettings have been to existing occupiers looking for additional space, with a combined increase in floor area of over 11,000 sq ft.
David Lee, Regional Property Director for Whittle Jones Yorkshire commented “We have seen a marked return of interest from people looking for industrial space, not least from existing occupiers needing expansion space. The portfolio is well placed with a range of unit sizes which allow our customers to realise their growth ambitions. We have continued to work with our customers during these uncertain times, and are pleased at the way the industrial market has bounced back.
In addition, within the overall portfolio Northern Trust recorded its highest number of enquiries in June and the highest number of lettings in July.”
The Yorkshire portfolio currently comprises 34 estates, totalling over 850,000 sq ft in more than 440 individual units. The estates are located throughout Yorkshire, as well as at Gainsborough in Lincolnshire.