Keeping customers happy – an interview with Valerie Merrill

The flexible office market is getting more competitive by the day, so keeping customers happy once you have them is crucial. GKRE spoke to Valerie Merrill of Merrill Consultants to discuss the training programmes she runs for serviced office operators.

The future is flexible – Estates Gazette

In a market characterised by scale-backs, flexible space becomes a hedge, said market experts at a Regus roundtable event covering the prospects for the serviced offices sector.

Are new lease accounting rules bad news for landlords?

A Property Week article of 22nd January 2016 regarding the changes to legislation affecting the way that leases are reflected on the balance sheet, has the potential for unintended consequences which could have a dramatic impact on the commercial market.

Serviced Offices or Co-working? What’s in a name?

The demand for co-working space in London seems to be insatiable at the moment. So, is the rise of co-working evidence of a new product in the market place? Or is simply serviced offices by another name?

Tara’s business centre update

It is three months since Tara Siddons-Deighton starting working with GKRE – she tells us about the work she has been carrying out for a Business Centre Operator in this period.

Q and A with GKRE’s Tara Siddons-Deighton

GKRE’s new consultant Tara Siddons-Deighton has seen the growth of the serviced office industry first hand having worked in it for the past 20 years. Now acting as a consultant to landlords and operators, we spoke to Tara about her role adding value to centres and the challenges they face.