Activity brisk at business park as The Mears Group takes up space

A second company has taken up space in a Wakefield business park within two weeks, demonstrating that the local property market remains active.

Saturday, 23rd May 2020, 6:01 am
Business Park: Tenants are taking up space at Calder Park

The Mears Group, a housing and care provider, has taken 3,094 square feet of office space at Calder Park in Wakefield.

Mears has signed a nine-year lease with breaks at years three and six at a market moving rent for the first floor of Unit 5, Calder Close.

Sam Jamieson, of global property consultancy Knight Frank in Leeds, said: “This is the second deal we have completed at Calder Park within the past two weeks, which is tremendous going and a resounding endorsement of a first-class business park.

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“These are challenging times for everyone, because of Covid-19. But it is important to remember that deals are still being done and that the property market hasn’t completely ground to a halt.

“This is an exciting move for the Mears Group and will enable them to expand their business in Yorkshire.”