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Perry Bishop expands into commercial property

Gloucestershire estate agents Perry Bishop and Chambers has announced the creation of a  commercial property arm.

Led by commercial manager Marc Blackford, the new arm will offer specialist advice on freehold sales, lease assignments, new lease agreements, tenancies and change of use.

Managing director Phillip Bishop said: "We're delighted to be launching our commercial arm, and to have Marc at the helm.

Before joining Perry Bishop, Mr Blackford was national sales director for a leading commercial agent and has more than 16 years of experience working within the licensed/leisure/hospitality/sports and commercial property industry. He is also Associated RICS qualified.

"I would go for as to say that he is the person with the most specialist commercial market experience in this area," said Mr Bishop. "We're very excited about this new offering".

Mr Blackford and his new commercial team will be providing help and guidance with sourcing the perfect premises within the three counties in which Perry Bishop and Chambers operate - Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire or Wiltshire.

He said: "I'm excited to be launching the commercial team at Perry Bishop and Chambers, at a particularly exciting time.

"We're going to be providing a one stop shop for buyers so they can take advantage of the changing property landscape over the next couple of years. It's going to be an interesting marketplace, with more commercial property becoming available to convert.

"Landlords and property owners are going to have the opportunity to play with space, with commercial becoming available to change into residential or other possible commercial uses. The change of planning process will also liven the market up."

The business  recently acquired Cirencester-based Hardcastles, expanding its reach in the region's lettings and property management market.

For more information, please visit https://www.perrybishop.co.uk/commercial/commercial  or alternatively call 01285 646770 or 01242 246983.

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