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Retail surveyor, Ben Blain has secured one of Carlisle’s most exciting leisure lettings for the last decade in the city by concluding a deal to Brewdog who will shortly start fitting out 36-38 Botchergate.

The Scottish Craft Beer Company were founded in 2007 when two friends started their own micro-brewery business before opening their first bar in Aberdeen from 2010. Today, the company trades …

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Acting for Cockermouth Town Council, Chartered Surveyor Ben Blain of Carigiet Cowen has sold the former YHA Cockermouth, currently known as Double Mills. The landmark building set in a highly desirable location off Fern Bank and next to the River Cocker has been marketed with the Carlisle based firm since late 2016.

The history of the building in recent years includes flooding during the 2015 …

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Carigiet Cowen are delighted to announce that the sale of Country Confectionery positioned on Lake Road in Bowness on Windermere has completed. The confectionery business which has been trading from Lake Road for approximately 20 years has been sold by retail surveyor Ben Blain.
Ben commented: “It is always exciting taking any kind of commercial property to the market which is set within The Lake …

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Construction work is advancing rapidly at Kingmoor Park Central with steel work coming up on Building N.

In total up to 8 no. units each of 4,360 sq ft will be available for occupation by October this year.

These new build units will benefit from excellent access to both the M6/M74 and the adjacent Kingstown Industrial Estate.

The property is located in close proximinity to …

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On one of the hottest nights ever recorded in Cumbria since records began, local businesses took part in the Annual Handelsbanken Rounders Competition to raise money for local charity, Eden Valley Hospice. Like previous years, the event was extremely well supported by local firms from a variety of professional backgrounds situated in the Carlisle area and wider afield.

A huge thank you to …

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Acting on behalf of the landlord’s, local joint agents Carigiet Cowen and Walton Goodland have been busy recently, concluding lettings within both the retail and office sections of Carlisle’s English Gate Plaza complex.

On the retail side of things, Unit 4 has been let to Carlisle’s newest tattoo studio – ReINKarNATION. The new studio is open Tuesday to Saturday between 10am – 6pm. …

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Carigiet Cowen are delighted to report the recently developed Penrith New Squares Development, anchored by Sainsbury’s has recently seen take up in Units A2 and A3 to Argos. The national retailer has relocated from Penrith Town Centre to the brand new ultra-modern units positioned next to Sainsbury’s and mobile phone giant O2. The position of the store offers convenience for customers with 3 hours …

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Carigiet Cowen are delighted to report that retail surveyor, Ben Blain has let 203-205 Dalton Road, Barrow. The corner unit was formerly occupied by the men’s fashion retailer Greenwoods until 2017 before the company went in to administration. The unit was formally placed on the market with Carigiet Cowen from late September 2017 and let again by early May 2018.

Ben commented; “We knew that …

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As spring moves into summer,development activity at the Carlisle Kingmoor Park Enterprise Zone has increased significantly.

Construction of the new 40,000 sq ft Mercedes Benz dealership fronting is well underway. As anyone driving along the A689(w) Bypass will have seen the steel work is up and the roofs and wall cladding is going on.

Nearby, at Plots N & R Kingmoor Park Central contractors …

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Ben Blain, chartered surveyor with Carigiet Cowen has let Siesta House situated on Victoria Viaduct to a national organisation, British Heart Foundation. The landmark building which is in excess of 12,000 sq ft and has long been known locally as Chapman’s but was most recently occupied by Dickinson’s Furnishers. British Heart Foundation are due to open their doors for trading from the end of May. …

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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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