Cooke & Arkwright named Commercial Agent of the Year 2019

14 November 2019
  • Cooke & Arkwright Commercial Agent of the Year 2019
  • Cooke & Arkwright Commercial Agent of the Year 2019
  • Cooke & Arkwright Commercial Agent of the Year 2019

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Cooke & Arkwright was named Commercial Agent of the Year at the inaugural Cardiff Property Awards, held at the Exchange Hotel in Cardiff on Friday 8th November 2019.

The awards celebrate the best of the Cardiff property sector, from residential to commercial, lettings and new builds.

The judges said, “Cooke & Arkwright is steeped in Cardiff’s commercial property, with impressive detailed knowledge. 2019 highlights include advising on the Plasdŵr development and being appointed on the former HMRC campus.”

Ben Bolton, Director of Business Space and Robert Evans, Associate Director with Development Land collected the award trophy and a bottle of champagne.

Ben commented, “It’s an enormous pleasure to receive the very first Commercial Agent award at the inaugural Cardiff Property Awards.

“This is the culmination of a very successful year in which we advised on some of the most notable and complex deals in Cardiff.

“It also recognises the hard work and professionalism of our 60 staff headquartered in Cardiff, including our 18-strong agency team. They have provided expert advice to high profile clients on leasing, acquiring and disposing of retail, leisure, office, industrial, investment and development property and helped shape the city throughout the year.”

More here on the Cardiff Property Awards.

I have worked with Jeremy Symons over the past three years successfully leasing and buying property in support of my business. I continue to be very pleased with his knowledge of the market and expertise. Our relationship over this time has resulted in acquiring 20,000 sq ft at Capital Business Park in Cardiff, leasing 11,000 sq ft at Southpoint, and subsequently leasing an initial 42,000 sq ft at Parc Bedwas, followed by a succession of expansions of a further 11,000 and then 47,000 sq ft, enabling us to centralise all of our operations at Parc Bedwas in a single 100,000 sq ft facility. The acquisitions were completed at the perfect time for tenant purposes and the rent fixed throughout the term at very economical rates. A job well done.

Bob James, Aerfin