The relocation to 15,000 sq ft premises in Chorley, Lancs by growing industrial and commercial flooring specialist ABS Brymar Floors was one of four deals brokered by the Manchester office of global real estate advisors Colliers International.
Its purchase of the 14,457 sq ft (1,343 sq metre) unit on Chorley North Industrial Park for an undisclosed sum sees ABS Brymar relocate and expand into bigger premises from Dane Road Industrial Estate, Sale, Cheshire, with Colliers also instructed to dispose of that 10,475 sq ft (973 sq metre) facility of behalf of the business.
The Chorley premises consist of an 8,085 sq ft warehouse, 2,181 sq ft of office space a 4,191 sq ft mezzanine floor on a 1.05-acre site immediately adjacent to Junction 8 of the M61, close to its intersection with the M6 and M65.
The three other deals secured by the specialist industrial and logistics team at the Manchester office of Colliers were:
letting the 16,000 sq ft (1,486 sq metre) refurbished Unit 4 warehouse and new offices on Astley Park Estate, Chaddock Lane, Astley, Manchester on behalf of Astley Park Estates to Excel Trade Frames at 4 per sq ft on a 10-year lease;
on behalf of Millfield Estates (Bolton) Ltd, letting the fully refurbished 6,114 sq ft (568 sq metre) Unit C2 at Longford Trading Estate, Thomas Street, Stretford, Manchester to Consumable Direct Ltd at £24,000 per annum on a short-term lease to complement its adjoining premises;
and sub-letting a 2,751 sq ft (256 sq metre) industrial unit on a 1.68-acre site at Millfield Business Park, Millfield Lane, Haydock Industrial Estate, Haydock, St Helens on behalf of RMD Kwikform to MV Commercials until 31st March 2019.
Laura Wilbourn, surveyor, industrial and logistics at the Manchester office of Colliers International, said: “The successful completion of these deals reflects a demanding market with clients seeking ever better premises tailored to their specific requirements, so it pays to be patient, persistent, diligent and effective to ensure such transactions get over the line.”