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Slough: SEGRO appoints agents for Trading Estate

By Dan Teuton
10 March 2008

Cushman & Wakefield and Altus Edwin Hill have been awarded a joint brief as the retained property agents for the Slough Trading Estate, SEGRO has announced.

The two companies will work in partnership with the Trading Estate team to promote the Estate’s diverse industrial stock, where current availability ranges from 500 sq ft to 100,000 sq ft, and the development of new-build opportunities of up to 120,000 sq ft.

One of the leading business locations in the Thames Valley, the Trading Estate spans more than 196 hectares, and is occupied by approximately 400 companies and their 17,000 employees. Located just 6 miles from Heathrow airport, existing occupiers at the Estate range from major global brands, such as O2, Black & Decker, Ferrari, Blackberry and LG, to medium sized businesses and innovative start-ups.

Speaking about the appointment, Kevin O’Connor, Director for Slough Trading Estate said: “We look forward to welcoming Cushman & Wakefield and Altus Edwin Hill to the team and working with them on future lettings. Both agencies were appointed for their knowledge of the local and national industrial market which, combined with our existing expertise, will prove an enviable asset. The Estate enjoyed a buoyant year in 2007, and we hope to achieve even greater success in 2008.”

Kevin Storey of Cushman & Wakefield added: “We are delighted to have been retained by SEGRO to represent the Slough Trading Estate, one of the leading business locations in the Thames Valley. The flexibility of the Trading Estate’s offer, combined with its enviable location and simplified planning zone status appeals to a wide range of businesses, both in the UK and overseas, and we look forward to working with the Estate team to help bring this interest to fruition.”

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