Centre News

Inland Homes breaks ground on third phase of Chapel Riverside

Multi award–winning specialist housebuilder and brownfield developer Inland Homes welcomed dignitaries from Southampton City Council to its Chapel Riverside development, on the banks of the River Itchen, to celebrate breaking ground on the scheme’s third phase. The third phase of homes will include 132 one and two bedroom apartments, all with allocated parking and premium specifications.

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South Coast: Leasing activity led by out-of-town transactions

Throughout 2018, the South Coast leasing market was predominantly driven by out-of-town activity, with Solent Business Park leading the way. Here, Lockheed Martin secured 7,759 sq ft, National Air Traffic Control took 17,685 sq ft, Specsavers acquired 17,207 sq ft and Shoosmiths 12,500 sq ft. These latest transactions bring availability on the park down to 7%, the lowest level seen in over 10 years.

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Join the debate - Question Time

Southampton’s reputation as the capital of the south coast makes it an attractive proposition for those looking to get a foothold in the region. Rising employment levels and an increase in total investment, year on year, contribute to the success of Southampton’s economy, but is there a sufficient amount of development to keep Southampton on the map?

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THE IMPORTANCE OF NETWORKING FOR SMES

Small businesses may sometimes find it difficult to spare the time to take part in networking events; however, it can be time well spent, bringing many short and long-term benefits. Basepoint Business Centres are a leading supplier of affordable office centres, with more than 30 bases across southern England and Wales, including Suffolk, Dorset and Kent. Here we look at a few types of event which SMEs can use to connect with the wider business world, and the benefits that networking can bring.

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Sandra from Romsey Fotografix

"I really enjoy running my photographic studio from Basepoint Romsey. Not only is the space ideal for my needs (I was able to decorate my unit to create a perfect stu…

Vicky from Cambridge Vix

"Basepoint has been amazing for both my business and my peace of mind "safety" wise. Working full time here, I feel very secure with the building / unit entr…

Trevor Carley, A to B Mobility

"A to B Mobility has now been trading from the Romsey Basepoint Business Centre for nearly ten years. When you start a business from scratch it is crucial to keep ove…