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Property Ownership

It may seem like technical legal language but understanding your property tenure makes the difference between owning outright and having a landlord. Do you know the difference between Freehold, Leasehold or Flying Freehold and what is the difference…

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You can bank on Accrington

Our commercial department are pleased to offer for sale Bank Street, Accrington BB5 1HP. • Includes two virtually completed apartments together with a third nearing completion. • Vacant partially refurbished retail accommodation. • Some of the building require…

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Our newest starter

Meet Sarah- our new commercial starter I’m Sarah, 31 and I’m from Skipton in North Yorkshire. I started my career in Customer Service and quickly moved into Sales and Marketing, before joining the Petty Real team as a…

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All about Altham

One unexpected quirk of the Covid-19 pandemic is that record numbers of people are setting up businesses on their own. According to analysis by the Centre for Entrepreneurs, nearly 500,000 companies were launched in the UK between March and…

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Covid 19 and the workplace

When will employees return and how will it change? A large proportion of workers will have been out of the office – either working from home, furloughed, on reduced hours or some combination of the three – for…

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Commercial property valuation

A commercial property valuation otherwise known as real estate appraisal, property valuation, or land valuation is the process of putting a value on a property. Valuing a piece of property can be tricky, and it’s often necessary for…

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Lancashire latest- Should you invest in Lancashire?

Lancashire is a county in the Northwest of England with attractive countryside and coastlines views, efficient transport links, and thriving development potential. If you’re looking to invest or expand your business, Lancashire might be just what you need.…

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Surveys and Surveyors: What does it all mean?

Property surveys are not an area that many people will have an in-depth knowledge of, which means that once this part of the process comes around, you may worry that you simply do not understand what needs to happen. There…

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Two awards in Pendleside’s corporate challenge

The recent awards night, held at Burnley Mechanics marking the end of the Pendleside Hospice Corporate Challenge, saw Petty walk away with two awards! The challenge has now become an annual event for many companies and is in…


Return of the ducks

After taking a year off last year we have decided in our 90thyear to take on the Pendleside Hospice Corporate Challenge. The challenge sees businesses competed to raise money for Pendleside Hospice after an initial £50 given to…


You’re too late, it’s gone!

There are few opportunities available within Whalley town centre so this property attracted a considerable amount of interest for a variety of uses including, wine bar, hairdressers and fashion retail.  We however negotiated a new lease with the adjoining…


Business rates

What are Business Rates? All UK businesses are obligated to pay tax on the commercial premises they occupy, including shops, warehouses, offices, factories, and so on. Broadly speaking, Business Rates are a representation of the annual rent the…


Unit 2B Capricorn Park, Blackburn

Acting on behalf of a private Landlord we have successfully negotiated a new five year lease of this modern semi-detached office situated on the popular Greenbank Business Park on the north east side of Blackburn. The property is a…


Petty Commercial manages property chain for Burnley businesses

Burnley-based property specialist Petty Commercial has assisted two fellow Burnley businesses by managing a property chain over the last month. The sequence of deals has allowed SACO (Specialist Anodising Company) and Rectella International Limited (Bar-Be-Quick) to expand into new…


Conquering the Total Warrior challenge

We may not look like your typical ‘warriors’ in our professional capacity but 17 of our most ardent fundraisers not only took on, but conquered, the Total Warrior challenge raising £1,500 for Pendleside Hospice. Our determined team tackled the…


Demand continues to rise

Keeping consistent with recent statistics and projections, demand from businesses for commercial property has risen in the UK for the eleventh consecutive quarter and when put under the microscope, this is also true of businesses in the North West.…


Duo celebrate first anniversary

Petty’s has always been advocates of nurturing the talent of the future and we are delighted that our latest recruits now jointly celebrate their first year anniversary with the firm. Meghan Wilson joined the team whilst completing her Business…


Common questions on commercial property purchases

The myriad of questions we get asked during the process of purchasing a commercial property is vast but there are a few which regularly crop up and so we have taken this opportunity to share those here. We hope…

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Positive Predictions From Pettys

We like to think we have our finger on the pulse of the property market and we can see both sides of the coin when it comes to assessing how the market is operating. Our commercial team has positive…

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