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Ben Blain, retail surveyor for Carigiet Cowen is excited to be bringing to the market a range of leasing and purchasing opportunities within Carlisle. At the heart of the town centre, Ben has recently placed Units 1 and 7 St Albans Row on to the open market and following the initial couple of weeks marketing, enquiries have been positive. Ben commented; “Unit 1 lends itself towards any independent …

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Carigiet Cowen is pleased to report a number of new lettings and encouraging levels of interest across West Cumbria’s office market, from both local and national occupiers.

Notably for Cockermouth, Director Richard Percival has secured new lettings of over 4,000 sq ft of office space within Sutton House at M-Sport’s Dovenby Hall Estate. The whole of the first floor has been taken by United …

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Local entrepreneur Richard Creary has launched Carlisle's newest men's fashion store, conveniently positioned within St Cuthbert's Lane. Institute Menswear is open for business and selling a variety of top brands including; NICCE, Ed Hardy, FILA, Pretty Green and LUKE 1977. The huge stock offerings include shirts and jumpers to jeans and trainers, with a wide range of accessories available.

The …

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Last weekend saw the annual Christmas lights switch on in the City, and with around one month to go, the shop windows are dressed, new stores are opening and there is a positive feel for retail in Carlisle.

Retail surveyor, Ben Blain of Carigiet Cowen has been actively involved with a couple of major lettings in the city centre this month. Most notably on Castle Street where national optician …

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Glynis House, one of Ulverston’s largest central office buildings, has been sold by Carigiet Cowen. For many years, the home of Government Departments, including The Inland Revenue Property Division (The District Valuer’s) Glynis had been vacant for a number of months.
Situated adjacent to Ulverston’s Laurel and Hardy Museum and cinema, at the heart of the town. The building offers approximately …

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Following a positive summer Carigiet Cowen has been actively involved with a variety of activity in Carlisle. Retail surveyor, Ben Blain has let 110 English Street to national outdoor retailer Millets. The chain has relocated from within The Lanes to the high street and have recently undertaken a full refurbishment of the unit.

Elsewhere in the city centre, Ben has been in discussion with an …

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Sytner Group Ltd, owners of prestigious, state of the art dealerships across the UK, will be one of the first companies to take advantage of the benefits of locating on the Carlisle Kingmoor Enterprise Zone when work starts on their new high-tech Mercedes-Benz dealership later this year.

The company recently received planning permission to construct 3,655 sqm (40,000sqft) of built space on …

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Carigiet Cowen are delighted to have been involved with the new letting of 110 English Street to Millets, operating under Blacks Outdoor Retail Limited.
The outdoor wear retailer has recently relocated from their previous unit within The Lanes Shopping Centre to English Street, Carlisle’s prime shopping street.
Despite being marketed for a number of years, the three storey building received …

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Carigiet Cowen is pleased to announce the latest sale agreed at Hensingham Business Park, Whitehaven. Contracts were exchanged last week with a local company on Unit 3, the latest new building. The deal provides an example of the flexibility offered at the business park as the specification for the 3,014 sq ft office and stores building was agreed with the occupier, enabling them to customise the …

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One of our core values at Carigiet Cowen is supporting the needs and requirements of new start and local business. Recently, surveyor Ben Blain has been involved with a number of new lettings around Carlisle including 49-53 Blackfriars Street where the well-established and town famous coffee shop, John Watt’s have opened a second unit. Elsewhere in Carlisle city centre Ben has let Unit 2 Market Arcade …

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Up to £1.466m of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) has been secured to build new, high quality employment space at the Kingmoor Park Enterprise Zone, Carlisle.
Development plots N & R at Kingmoor Park Central, will be home to a development of up to 19 new build business units that will be available to small and medium sized enterprises and will support business growth in Carlisle and …

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