THE LION AND THE FOX

1st April 2015

Richard Susskind & Company Retail & Leisure department are delighted to announce that we have let 28 Hatton Wall, EC1, to The Lion and The Fox comprising a total of 1,597 sq ft over ground and lower ground floors.

The Lion and The Fox, established in 2015 by hair stylist Tim Pateman and photographer Leo Cackett, is a Salon & Gallery which uses all-natural Davines products to deliver the highest standard within their relaxed yet professional atmosphere and are currently offering a 25% discount for first visits (excluding Colour Treatments) at the moment.

Situated in the heart of Farringdon they are in a fantastic location and we hope that The Lion and The Fox feel at home in their new salon. Richard Susskind & Company acted for the Landlord, Boultbee Brooks.

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STUNNING PENTHOUSE OFFICE SPACE TO RENT IN CLERKENWELL 6,265 SQ FT

25th March 2015

Richard Susskind & Company have been instructed to market the above office floor for rent in the heart of Clerkenwell. In summary, the opportunity provides the following:

  • Authentic warehouse setting
  • Light, spacious atmosphere
  • Open-plan floors with high ceilings
  • Exposed brickwork and beams
  • Stylish interior
  • Secluded courtyard complex
  • Spacious reception lobby
  • Art work by Ulla Winkler
  • Fully accessible raised floors
  • VRV air-conditioning system
  • Self-contained WCs
  • Self-contained kitchen facilities
  • Passenger lift
  • Bicycle racks
  • Shower rooms
  • Close proximity to transport links

Should you require any further information or wish to arrange an inspection of the unit please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan Franks or Dan Cohen on 020 7831 8311.

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RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE 2,077 SQ FT OFFICE FLOOR FOR RENT IN THE HEART OF CLERKENWELL

16th March 2015

Richard Susskind & Company have been instructed to market the above office floor for rent in the heart of Clerkenwell. In summary, the opportunity provides the following:

  • Authentic warehouse setting
  • Within attractive courtyard complex
  • Stylish Interior
  • Open plan layouts
  • Superb natural daylight
  • Generous floor to ceiling heights
  • Fully accessible raised floors
  • Exposed brickwork
  • Exposed original timber ceiling joists
  • Self-contained kitchenette facilities
  • Self-contained WCs
  • Unit 1 has own access directly on the courtyard
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Commissionaire
  • Passenger lift
  • Bike storage
  • Shower facilities
  • 24 hour access

Should you require any further information or wish to arrange an inspection of the unit please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan Franks or Dan Cohen on 020 7831 8311.

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NEW SALES INSTRUCTION – 5 PRESCOT STREET

9th March 2015

Richard Susskind & Company have been instructed to market the above virtual Freehold. In summary, the opportunity provides the following:

 

– Occupying a prominent position on the corner of Prescot Street and Leman Street

– Virtual Freehold

– Sought after location popular with professional, technology and creative occupiers

– Total accommodation of 5,289 sq ft at raised ground floor level

– Vacant possession as of 27th August 2015

– Local evidence to support rents in excess of £40 psf

– Rapidly changing location with numerous mixed-use schemes being built in the vicinity

– Suitable for a range of purchasers including owner occupiers and investors

– Asset management opportunity to enhance value by refurbishing premises

 

Offers are invited in excess of £3m, subject to contract for the virtual Freehold interest. Should you require any further information or wish to arrange an inspection of the property please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan Franks or Dan Cohen on 020 7831 8311.

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FINAL REMINDER: 93-95 SCLATER STREET, E1

23rd February 2015

SUBJECT TO CONTRACT

Further to our joint marketing of 93-95 Sclater Street E1, we are inviting written offers for our client’s freehold interest to be received by 12:00 noon (BST) on Thursday 26th February 2015.

Please confirm the following in your proposal:

  1. Identity of the Purchaser – The identity and nature of the proposed purchaser, detailing any previous relevant track record.
  2. Purchase Price – Confirmation of the purchase price offered, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.
  3. Source of Funding – Confirmation of how the purchase would be financed, with full details of third party funding if required.
  4. Approvals – Details and timescales of any Board, Investment Committee or other third party approvals, including valuations, that would be required.
  5. Timescale – Confirmation of the proposed transaction timescale to unconditional exchange and completion of contracts, including clearance of any conditions, surveys or approvals.
  6. Deposit – Confirmation that a 10% deposit will be paid upon exchange of contracts.
  7. Professional Team – Details of your professional team and / or any other advisors.
  8. Due Diligence - Confirmation of due diligence undertaken.
  9. Any Other Conditions – Any other conditions that the offer would be subject to.

Offers should be submitted in writing, by email by no later than 12:00 noon (BST) on Thursday 26th February 2015 to either Dan Cohen at Richard Susskind & Company, Dan@richardsusskind.com or Beverley Hedge B.Hedge@currell.com

Please be advised that our client is not bound to accept the highest, or indeed any offer.

If you have any questions or require further information please contact Dan Cohen (T: 020 7831 8311) or Ashley Goodman (T: 020 7831 8311) or alternatively Beverley Hedge (DDI: 020 7704 7514)

STUNNING OFFICES MOMENTS FROM OLD STREET ROUNDABOUT

19th February 2015

We have been instructed to market the above converted warehouse property currently undergoing a substantial refurbishment. Arranged over LG, G and two upper floors with mezzanine we can cater for requirements from 2,225 sq ft up to 10,375 sq ft. There are also adjoining floors available next door allowing for flexible offices units. In summary, the spaces provides the following:

  • Substantially refurbished warehouse-style offices
  • Self-contained floors
  • Bike storage
  • Showers
  • Male & female W/C’s
  • New comfort cooling
  • New lighting
  • Excellent ceiling height and natural light

Should you require any further information or wish to arrange an inspection of the property please do not hesitate to contact Richard Susskind & Company (Dan Cohen or Jonathan Franks) on 020 7831 8311 or our joint agents Savoy Stewart (David Mirelman) on 020 7495 3666.

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URGENT SPACE REQUIRED ON BEHALF OF OZONE COFFEE ROASTERS

7th January 2015

Ozone Coffee Roasters are one of New Zealand’s premier coffee roasting companies. They entered the UK market in March 2012 when they opened the door of their 2,750 sq ft Coffee Shop & Roastery on Leonard Street, Shoreditch. Their vision is to consistently aspire to coffee excellence in all facets and achieve international recognition as a leading artisan coffee company.

They use suppliers which are carefully selected to ensure that they use the finest ingredients and produce, all while supporting local independent farms, producers and businesses.

Ozone Coffee Roasters are searching for a second site for their growing wholesale business which will predominantly be on the ground floor. The right site will be suitable for roasting coffee, distribution, training and offices. The site must range from 3,000 – 8,000 sq ft, have good loading facilities/fork lift access, can be Freehold or Leasehold, preferably be an old-build and have a light industrial with ancillary A1/A3 use class. The types of locations considered are Bethnal Green, Dalston, Hackney, Kingsland Road, Angel, Clerkenwell, Kings Cross, Kentish Town, Highbury, Bermondsey, Southwark and Tower Bridge. Other areas will be considered.

Please provide all details to solely retained agents:

Ashley Goodman ashley@richardsusskind.com

Lauren Leach lauren@richardsusskind.com

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CLERKENWELL ROAD REFURBISHMENT

20th November 2014

Richard Susskind & Company are delighted to announce that on behalf of our client David de Groot & Co we have recently let over 8,500 sq ft at 67 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1 5BL.

Associate Director Dan Cohen says “The brief was to reposition the building in the market, and after working closely with our client, we provided advice on the latest market trends for our client to come up with a product with which we are all proud. The rents in the building were previously in the 20s psf and these have now more than doubled for the recent lettings.”

A significant part of the transformation is a new entrance hall which includes copper finishes, contemporary flooring and a unique custom made reception desk. The new signage, branding and higher ceilings add to the creative look. The first floor east and the whole second floor underwent an extensive refurbishment with the aim of exposing much of the original features. Our client removed the suspended ceilings, partitioning and carpet flooring replaced them with high end finishes. This included wood flooring, suspended lighting and new WCs in order to create high end media style offices.

Most recently we have let the 1st Floor West, comprising a total of 2,426 sq ft, to Ichi Limited. This company, established in the summer of 2009, is an agency with entertainment in its blood, digital in its heart and a desire to create work that works. They have two vibrant homes, one in London and one in Los Angeles.

We have also let 1st Floor East, comprising a total of 1,500 sq ft, to Futureboard Consulting Ltd. The company is an international HR consulting group that helps organisations to maximise the potential of their employees.

The 2nd Floor, comprising a total of 4,000 sq ft, has been let to DMJ Recruitment Ltd. DMJ specialise in five key recruitment areas – legal private practice, in-house legal, legal support, legal mergers and company secretarial.

The 4th Floor, comprising a total of 669 sq ft was let to Concorde Capital Limited. They are a leading investment company which was founded in 2004. They provide a full range of investment banking, asset management services and brokerage.

With an impressive refurbishment, including new reception area, common parts and a more prominent look on Clerkenwell Road, we are sure all of the new tenants will enjoy their exciting new office spaces.

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ADAPTING TO A NEW SPACE

29th October 2014

On behalf of Hermes Investment Management we have let the 3rd floor of 34-35 Great Sutton Street, EC1 to Adaptavist comprising a total of 2,135 sq ft. Positioned above one of the finest watering holes in EC1, The Slaughtered Lamb, the floor provides extra office space for yet another expanding tech company.

Adaptavist, founded in 2005 in the UK, are an international software development and consultancy company. They work with major enterprises to advance their application lifecycle management processes through the effective use of Atlassian software. They provide professional services, managed services and support services around the Atlassian toolset.

One of Adaptavist’s most popular products is the ThemeBuilder plugin. This product allows organisations to customise the user interface of Atlassian Confluence. Their Umbrella SSO product, which launched in 2012, proved to be an instant success with major global enterprises.

The company, who have over 5,500 clients across the globe, expanded by opening an office in San Francisco which opened in 2012, they then opened an office in Germany in 2013 to establish a critical foothold in the largest European market replicating its already successful model in the UK and the US.

Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell they are in a fantastic location and we wish Adaptavist all the best for the move. Richard Susskind & Company acted for Hermes Investment Management.

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LET AND SOLD IN HACKNEY

2nd October 2014

Richard Susskind & Company are delighted to announce the freehold sale of 240 Amhurst Road, Hackney, London, E8 in its entirety to Dawnelia Properties Ltd. Comprising a total of 4,245 sq ft, this Grade II listed property provides residential accommodation on 1st and 2nd floors and a bar / restaurant on the ground and lower ground floors.

This follows on from our letting of the ground floor of this property to renowned Shoreditch operator Jaguar Shoes. Opening under the name ‘Hand of Glory’ earlier in 2014, this is their first venue outside of Shoreditch. Since they launched 12 years ago, Jaguar Shoes provide a variety of different platforms for creative talent from collaborative products and retail opportunities to exhibitions and events.

Their other units are ‘The Old Shoreditch Station’ which is a café bar and exhibition venue in a decommissioned train station and their flagship venue ‘Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes’ whose name comes from the 1980’s bag and shoe wholesalers that once occupied the adjoining units.

Jaguar Shoes have also just opened the UK’s first 3D printing café in the third room at the ‘Old Shoreditch Station’ which allows anyone to walk in and print off their creations.

We would like to wish Jaguar Shoes and Dawnelia Properties all the best for their new unit in Hackney.