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WORKSHOP: How to Maximise Your Business Return from Operational Property

11th April 2023 | 10:00 - 13:00 WORKSHOP
People & skills

Event description

Patrick will explore current challenges for the business premises and the impact it might have on business performance. It is run as a ‘live’ event for up to 10 delegates and equips business owners and Directors with confidence to identify all the issues and challenges they have, both with their current property as well as any future premises they need to be considering. The workshop enables delegates to ensure their property is ‘fit for purpose’ and that property is included in their business plan.

Please note, this workshop session will be on location at our Forest of Dean Hub. Please see below for address and further information

What will I Learn

  • Techniques for setting and deciding key business property requirements
  • Setting the requirements for short medium and long term
  • Is your property currently fit for purpose?
  • Due regard for....
    • Space Planning
    • Corporate Responsibility (eg Health and Safety)
    • People welfare
    • Rent Rates Tax & Budgets
    • Locations, Location, Location
    • Building maintenance programme
    • Future proofing
  • Prioritisation of demands
  • Setting a a 5 year and 10 year property plan for your business plan

Who should attend?

Business owners, CEOs, Managing Directors, Operations Directors and Managers, Property & Facility Managers.

What did people think?

I found your property workshop extremely helpful with lots of useful and unthought of advice. I have my notes ready for when we begin the search for our next premises – which will be sooner than I would have planned thanks to Patrick - The Paperback Shop.
I have to say thanks so much for your advice and I’m keen and ready to make the plunge now - Whittals

Event Accessibility

The Growth Hub is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Please contact the Forest of Dean Growth Hub team on or call 01594 546661 to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs so we request you contact us at least five working days before the event whenever possible.

About the speaker

Patrick Downes , Trust in Property

With over 35 years of Property experience Patrick established Trust In Property as a Sole Practitioner in 2020 creating an independence to work with new set-ups, growing businesses, businesses where property is needed for development and merging/acquiring businesses; for companies, trusts, charities and private owners.


Vantage Point Business Village, Ground Floor, Building Seven, Western Avenue, Mitcheldean Gloucestershire GL17 0DD

Event organised by


Forest of Dean Growth Hub

The Forest of Dean Growth Hub is based at Vantage Point. Partnered with Vantage Point, The Forest of Dean Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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