Vacant offices and shops in the midst of a global pandemic

Vacant offices and shops in the midst
of a global pandemic

How did COVID-19 impact offices and shops in Greater Manchester? Auction Agent Property Auction House
National lockdown and the new norm that followed On 23 rd March, shops and offices closed immediately after Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared a
national emergency and ordered the entire nation to be under lockdown.

The business landscape changed overnight in the UK. It has permanently changed the way that we live and work. For better
or worse, the ‘new norm’ has impacted many businesses. It was only back in June when the lockdown measures started easing in England.
Social distancing measures Two months have passed since then. Many businesses, despite the easing of the lockdown, have yet
to return their staff to their offices and shops.

One may say that such businesses have already adapted to the new norm. Many businesses see little reason to return to the old ways in order to
comply with COVID-19 health guidelines. The impact of an economic recession Business rates and other fixed overheads continue to rack up despite business premises remaining
empty. Due to this, some businesses are running out of liquid cash to keep themselves afloat despite obtaining government grants and government-backed loans. Others have already folded and declared bankruptcy. It is clear that economic woes are far from over. UK’s GDP has already contracted by 20%, which means that we are officially in a recession.
Questions to ask ourselves How much more can the economy take from the impact of the coronavirus? Will there be further contraction in the economy? The future is looking grim, with little experts seeing any light from the end of the tunnel.

For those who own commercial properties like offices and retail shops, the question they are asking themselves is whether it is the better to sell them before the economy crashes even more?

Do you own an empty commercial property?

Are you having to pay business rates despite it being empty?

Auction Agent property auction house to the rescue Whether the economy is growing or contracting, Auction Agent property auction house is there to help. Auction Agent has helped numerous satisfied customers in liquidating their vacant properties.

Auction Agent has over 50 years in combined experience and has extensive knowledge of properties based in Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Heywood, Oldham, Middleton, Radcliffe, Whitefield, Prestwich, Chadderton, Salford and Greater Manchester. With our traditional auction method, Auction Agent can ensure that lots sold on our property auction platform will complete anywhere from as little as one day to an absolute maximum of 28 days. Whether you are looking to sell a house, buy a property or just curious about property auctions in general, Auction Agent property auctioneers are there to answer any questions you may have. Auction Agent property auction house utilises all the leading online property portals including Rightmove, Zoopla, and PrimeLocation, as well as social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, in order to maximise the exposure of your property to potential bidders. Furthermore, with our extensive database of cash-ready property investors, you can rest assured that your property will get all the attention it deserves from high-conversion buyer leads.

Let Auction Agent deal with your property today with our incredibly easy and convenient property auction selling process and buying process – contact us for free property valuation and consultation. Do you have a property near Northern Belle, Manchester Three Rivers, Clue HQ, Graystone Action Sports Academy Manchester, Chester Zoo, Science and Industry Museum, The John Rylands Library, National Football Museum, The Lowry, Imperial War Museum, Knowsley Safari, Manchester Museum, Dunham Massey Hall & Garden, Manchester Art Gallery, East Lancashire Railway, Lyme Park, Quarry Bank Mill, Manchester Cathedral, Bridgewater Hall, Central Library, Royal Exchange Theatre, People’s History Museum, Stockport Air Raid Shelters, Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre, Portland Basin Museum, Lancaster Park & Animal Farm, HOME, Hat Works, Bolton Museum, Ordsall Hall, The Monastery, Victoria Baths, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Staircase House, HSBC UK National Cycling Centre, Stockport Museum, Hall i’ th’ Wood Museum, Belle Vue Arena, Chadkirk Chapel, Museum of the Manchester Regiment, Horwich Heritage Centre, Blackleach Country Park, Manchester Arena, Albert Square, Barton Swing Aqueduct, Old Trafford, Etihad Stadium, Tatton Park, Chill Factore, Palace Theatre, Jodrell Bank, Runway Visitor Park, The Whitworth, All Star Lanes, Bramall Hall, The Printworks, Manchester Central, Emirates Old Trafford, Gallery Oldham, Little Owl Farm, Contact Theatre, Castlefield Gallery, Bishops Park Pitch & Putt, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Sea Life Manchester, Play Factore, AJ Bell Stadium, Blue Planet Aquarium, Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium, The Trafford Centre, Great Northern Warehouse, University of Manchester, Spinningfields, Manchester Town Hall, FC United, The Stroller Hall, Rochdale Pioneers Museum or Astley Cheetham Art Gallery?

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