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Residential Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Keeping it Brief - April 2015

Keeping it Brief - April 2015

Here’s a brief update on what we’ve been up to recently at The Completely Group…

WWW means Wilkinson Williams website!

The Completely Group has built a new website for the specialist retail property consultancy, Wilkinson Williams.

The comprehensive overhaul of the firm’s site has created an online platform which is fully responsive (making it mobile and tablet friendly) and incorporates various new technologies and features.

The Completely Group’s New Media Manager, James Bridge-Butler, comments: “The property section on the site is powered by CompletelyRetail.co.uk and we’ve developed a sophisticated search functionality that allows visitors to search for properties by scheme and availability”.

Wilkinson Williams is ranked as the leading retail warehouse agent, and has leasing instructions totalling more than 20 million sq ft.

The Completely Group's highly creative and techincally innovative approach has provided us with a website that not only looks great, but manages to present a lot of detailed information in a format which is easy to navigate.

The firm’s Managing Partner, Miles Marten, comments: “A state-of the-art online presence is essential for our business. The Completely Group’s highly-creative and technically innovative approach has provided us with a website that not only looks great but manages to present a lot of detailed information in a format which is easy to navigate”.

You can view the website at www.wilkinsonwilliams.co.uk

This sporting life

Rather in the style of Forrest Gump, it was not that long ago that The Completely Group’s Production Manager, Mark Bailey, suddenly decided to “run for a while”.

Since then he has completed the Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, the Surrey Half and the Brooklands Half Marathon in preparation for the Brighton Marathon. Mark’s efforts are in support of Prostate Cancer UK and you can donate on his Just Giving page at www.justgiving.com/Mark-Bailey66

Not to be outdone by Mark’s efforts, several of our team also competed in the Surrey Half Marathon with Andy Fleetwood, Wei Li, Jess Oakden, and Ben Parer all successfully completing the race.

Is your website  ‘adaptable’?

From April 21st, if a Google search is made from a mobile phone, the search results that are generated will only include websites that have been optimised for viewing on handheld devices. Google is responding to the changing trends of internet access and will give a higher ranking to websites that are fully optimised and adaptable for mobile access. According to the Office for National Statistics, accessing the internet with a handheld device rose from 24% of all internet traffic in 2010 to 58% in 2014. All businesses should now check to ensure that their websites are optimised accordingly. The Completely Group build all new websites to be responsive by default, and are starting to re-build older sites on request. For more on search engine optimisation, see our latest Cheat Sheet.

Hazeley Days

Hazeley Developments is a Hampshire-based residential developer building high quality new homes within 30 miles of Winchester. The Completely Group has been appointed to consult on the company’s development and corporate marketing strategy.

KFC place their order

The Completely Group has been appointed by the KFC development team to work on a number of their upcoming property projects incorporating the fast-food chain’s new brand positioning.

We’re Jammin’

Highgate-based residential property developer Jamm Living has appointed The Completely Group to develop their corporate brand and assist with their development marketing.

Investments on the up

Judging by the work coming through the Completely studio, there is no let-up in the volume of property investment assets that are coming to market, Completely’s Ben Parer comments: “Already this year we have completed 52 investment-orientated projects for 10 of London’s top-flight agencies. The work involves assets that represent in excess of 1.15 million sq ft, with a market value of close to £300m”.

Online goes from strength to strength

This March saw record numbers of properties listed across Completely’s portals. The comprehensive scheme databases of over 16,000 Retail, Industrial, Science and Business Parks, Shopping Centres, major Offices and Serviced Offices provides occupiers with detailed information, availability and the agents’ contact details.

The number of sponsored or enhanced schemes were significantly boosted by the likes of Lothbury, New River Retail, Threadneedle and Royal London who have recently chosen The Completely Group to help promote their property assets to a wider audience. 

The 2015 Completely Amazing Bike Ride

Following the success of the Completely Amazing Bike Ride last year we’re going for it again this year and it’s going to be even bigger and better.

So block out September 11th in your diary for a date with your steel horse around the Surrey Hills.

For more details, please contact Shelley Batey sb@completelygroup.com