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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Some of you may have noticed recently Nottingham City Council quietly slip a leaflet on the Workplace Parking Levy through your letter box. The unpopular scheme is an attempt by the Council to create funding for an extension to the existing tram system, the redevelopment of Nottingham Railway Station and supporting the Link bus network. The leaflet is aimed at employers who provide 10 or fewer workplace parking places, although these businesses/organisations will be required to apply for a license, they will receive a 100% discount from the charge. Those employers who provide 11 or more workplace parking places will … Read More
If you feel that you could benefit from the exposure and the support that comes from a winning pitch on Dragons’ Den, then now’s your chance to make an application read on to find out how. Entrepreneurs get three minutes to pitch for investment in the Den from five venture capitalists willing to invest their own money in exchange for equity. For series 9 transmitting in summer 2011, the five Dragons will be Duncan Bannatyne, Hilary Devey, Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis. Last year the multi-millionaire investors offered money from their own pockets to 17 worthy entrepreneurs. The … Read More
Following the recent Government spending review the NHS have been ordered to reorganise and streamline their services and find space for the NHS ‘Rethink Project’, Nottinghamshire Healthcare have been looking for a new site that met these new requirements. The space needed to be DDA compliant, modern and comfortable office space, whilst remaining within the financial budgetary restraints set by the review. A tall order you might think, not with Exeid’s experience. In difficult economic times many organisations tend to migrate to the suburbs in a bid save on property prices, however, with travel economics as they are today there really … Read More
The Hour – The New Vintage Production by the BBC uses Exeid Lighting Partners Anglepoise to Create that Vintage Feel.
The first episode of THE HOUR was shown on BBC1 this week and you can tell that the production team at the BBC have realised the interest in Vintage Retro style as most of the first episode was shot in a late 1950s office environment. One scene showed the two main characters discussing the merits of what they described as an Anglepoise lamp which Freddie Lyon, played by Ben Whishaw, had bought for Bel Rowley, played by Romola Garai. Questioning the BBCs’ continuity, it appears that the lamp in question was not in fact an Anglepoise but more likely to … Read More
Interview with Richard Priestly MD of Exeid.com following the recent acquisition of St Nicholas Court a Commercial Office Property on Castle Gate Nottingham.
Six months on and we revisit Exeid.com and their latest office acquisition St Nicholas Court 25 to 27 Castle Gate, Nottingham. We talked with Managing Director Richard Priestley: So Richard, you acquired this building in the thick of what has been described as the most difficult trading conditions for 70 years in the commercial property sector. Was that a foolhardy or smart move and why? To be fair it was almost a bit of both. The property was first identified as a target by our CEO a few of years back. Basically, it was approximately 60% vacant but at that … Read More
The film location business is probably as competitive as any so we were surprised to learn that Exeid is now considered one of the best in the business in the midlands. They are an unusual company that has evolved an active Film and Photo Shoot business. Their most recent location contract involved working with Wellington films Nottingham,on their production Cold Warrior. Wellington Films are based in Nottingham and have had a number of successful low budget British made films, including: London to Brighton, Better Things, Unmade Beds, and Crying with Laughter. The most recent production Cold Warrior which is currently … Read More
Stanford House is one of Nottingham’s finest Georgian Mansions in the heart of the city and was built with a wonderful grand entrance hall accessed via the main entrance of Castle Gate. David Ajose, CEO of Exeid.com the boutique commercial property consultancy realised that this internal space of 11 metres by 4 metres was going to need some additional lighting throughout the day but he already had concerns over the traditional lights used. We caught up with David to find out how he resolved these issues. David said “We wanted to illuminate the space in bright fresh way and we preferred … Read More
When Liam Gallagher’s clothing brand decided to open in Nottingham they needed parking spaces for their team at the right price. They chose Parking Nottingham – a division of the Exeid group to provide this service as it provided space in the right place at the right price – pretty perfect – Just like Liam’s clothes. Music and style icon Paul Weller has recently teamed up with the brand to provide a new range of clothes, some of which will be on sale at the brand new Nottingham Store on Victoria St Nottingham. Pretty Green has 5 stores throughout the UK, … Read More
Whether it’s Wimbledon, The Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone or the local fete this summer you can rest assured knowing that the St John Ambulance will be there to save the day. The Grand Prix at Silverstone is one of the year’s biggest public events and there will be over 200 St John Ambulance volunteers on duty with over 20 ambulances on site. In addition to providing first aid to the public at the event, the vehicles and crews will also be posted around the track to cover any first aid needs of the drivers and teams. St John … Read More
Exeid.com, the boutique commercial property consultancy has a number of clients that will be providing special offers over the coming months and we kick off the offers with an invitation from The Walk Cafe in Nottingham. The Walk Café is without doubt one of the best places to visit for a discrete business meeting. As we all know we are a nation of tea drinkers and the Walk is the perfect place for an informal meeting over a delightful cup of exquisite tea. It also servers as the perfect place for a break away from the office or a relaxed … Read More