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Finding The Best Industrial Units For Your Business Although industry and commerce cannot actually be said to be booming, there are indications in at least a few sectors that some businesses are thinking about expansion. For those companies considering looking at industrial units, there is actually a superb selection on the market at the present time. The difficulty for these companies may be in knowing how to choose. One reason for the wide choice at the moment is that farmers too have been going through difficult times, and many of them have chosen to diversify into commercial property. They may have converted existing buildings which they could no longer use, or even used part of their land to build new units to rent out. Many of these units are obviously some distance from urban centres, but could be ideal for businesses for whom location is not really relevant. If you are looking for premises either for a start-up, or for expanding your current operation, location is obviously one factor you have to consider. Location is relevant not only for the logistics of your products and supply chain, but for the convenience of your employees travelling to work. If logistics is an issue, you need to look not only at the distance from urban centres, but also at distance from rail and motorway links. One type of location which you might benefit from considering is one of the Enterprise Zones recently set up by the government. This would be ideal, especially if you are a new business start-up. The Enterprise Zones offer lower tax rates, and super-fast broadband links, which could be a real help in getting established. In fact, whether you are in an Enterprise Zone or not, Internet access is definitely a factor you need to consider. Depending on the nature of your business, you may need to look not just at high-speed broadband, but at whether there is access to good WiFi provision. The other major factor you should be looking at is the level of security provided on the industrial estate. How important this is for you will depend on the value of your products or equipment, and on how much of your inventory you are storing on the premises. If security is a priority, you need to check on such features as surveillance and CCTV systems, and secure perimeter fencing round the estate. Of course, travelling round looking at industrial estates can be very expensive and time consuming. If you are struggling to know where to start looking, your best plan may be to contact a commercial property agent in your locality. These professionals have the best knowledge of the location and specifications of all the industrial units in your area, and will be best placed to find premises suited to your exact requirements. This way you can save effort and time which you can devote to running your business. Facts about: http://www.bigyellow.co.uk/business/industrial-unit/ http://www.showcase.co.uk/Industrial-property http://www.kingsway-business-park.com/ http://www.industrialunits.co.uk/
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