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April 30, 2020

FSP win Q1 Co-Star Award for Top Deal in the Birmingham Core Industrial Market

FSP Director, Ben Blackwall, has been awarded the Co-Star Q1 Top Deal Award for the Birmingham Core Industrial Market.  The award was for FSP’s acquisition, on behalf of LondonMetric Property Plc, of a long let transport deport let to West Midlands Travel in Birmingham. The property was acquired off market from LXI REIT  for £6.775m […]

January 30, 2020

FSP wins Awards for Top Regional Investment Agency and Single Branch Investment Agency at Co-Star’s 2020 Awards

FSP has been awarded top Regional Investment Agency and Single Branch Investment Agency at Co-Star’s 2020 Awards.  FSP topped the tables in both categories for the number of deals transaction and total transaction volume.  The company transacted 54 deals over 2019 totalling just under £400 million. Commenting on the award Ben Blackwall, Director at FSP, […]

December 20, 2019

FSP ranked 15th nationally and 4th for single branch agents for sales in Q3 2019

FSP was ranked 15th in the national league tables of all agencies for sales in Q3 2019 and 4th for single branch agents.  The company transacted £115 million of disposals.

September 12, 2019

Back on the bikes for FSP

It has been an energetic summer for team FSP team as Ben and James got on their bikes and once again took part in both the Birmingham and Midlands Velo and the Prologis Bike Ride. The pair started on the 12th May as Ben and James lined up at 6.30am in central Birmingham for the […]

February 28, 2019

FSP Makes an Award Winning Start to 2019

The team at FSP made a strong start to 2019 by ending 2018 even stronger. Not only did FSP make it into the Q4 National Investment Agent top 15 League tables for acquisitions, being ranked alongside national agencies such as CBRE, JLL and Savills as well as a number of City of London specialists but […]

January 30, 2019

FSP ranked in the top 15 nationally for acquisitions in Q4 2019

FSP was ranked 15th in the national league tables of all agencies in Q4 2018.  The company was ranked 15th for acquisitions with £140 million transacted.

January 30, 2019

FSP ranked in the top 15 single branch agents in Q4 2018

FSP has again featured highly in the single branch top investment agents for both sales and acquisitions in Q4 2018.  The company was ranked 13th for sales with £44 million transacted and 7th for acquisitions with £140 million transacted.

December 20, 2018

FSP ranked in the top 15 single branch agents for both sales and acquisitions in Q3 2018

FSP has again featured highly in the single branch top investment agents for both sales and acquisitions in Q3 2018.  The company was ranked 10th for sales with £80 million transacted and 7th for acquisitions with £81 million transacted.

October 5, 2017

FSP Make It 500 In A Month!

It has been a busy and tiring 4 weeks for the FSP team as Ben and James got on their bikes and cycled over 500 miles in the month! The pair started on the 7th September when they were invited on the Prologis 100. A 103 miles cycle ride through the north Cotswold countryside starting […]

June 13, 2017

FSP Celebrate 10 Years in Business

FSP marked the 10th anniversary of Andrew, Andy and Ben starting the business with a party in the company of clients, agent, friends and family. Held on the canal side terrace of Brindleyplace’s popular Bank restaurant, guests bathed in the warm June sunshine and celebrated 10 years of deals together. Over 125 guests joined the […]

May 1, 2017

FSP Expands Team with Appointment of James Hemstock

FSP have expanded their leading investment consultancy team with the recruitment of James Hemstock. James joins FSP from JLL where he was a key member of their Midlands Capital Markets team having worked there for 4 years. James joins as an Associate Director and will work directly alongside Andrew, Andy and Ben in continuing to […]

April 9, 2017

Warwickshire Wolf Run

Andy recently entered the Warwickshire Wolf Run, a 10k run, assault course and mud fest. Running in memory of Sharon Cooke, a close friend who had sadly passed away in November, a team of parents from Claverdon School decided this seemed like a good idea.  As a PE teacher and sporty parent Sharon’s love for […]

April 1, 2017

FSP ranked 4rd in the Single Branch Investment Disposals for Q1 2017

In CoStar’s recent publication of the top 15 single branch agencies for both sales and acquisitions in Q1 2017 FSP was ranked 4th for sales with a total of £83.5 million transacted in the quarter.

August 18, 2016

FSP ranked within top 15 UK single branch agents for both sales and acquisitions

In CoStar’s recent publication of the top 15 single branch agencies for both sales and acquisitions in Q2 2016 FSP was ranked 13th and 14th respectively with a total of £49m of sales and £69m of acquisitions transacted in the quarter.

June 22, 2015

5th Property Cup 2015

Having been well and truly beaten in 2014 the Birmingham Investment Agents exacted revenge in the annual golf cup against the Birmingham office agents. Both Andy Price and Ben Blackwall again represented the Investment Agents’ team picking up 4  points in the process having paired with Colin Jarvie and Jon Ward for both foursomes and […]

September 16, 2014

4th Proper-Tee Cup 2014

Having taken the title the year before the Birmingham Investment Agents were well beaten by the Birmingham Office Agents in the 2014 rematch. Andy Price again represented the Investment Agents’ team who were on the end of a 10-2 hammering. Andy was able to win one of the two points gained in the afternoon session […]

August 16, 2013

3rd Proper-Tee Cup 2013

Having narrowly lost the previous year to the office agents for a second time the investment agents of Birmingham were out to take the coveted trophy and city’s bragging rights. FSP had two representatives in the investment team, Andy Price & Ben Blackwall. The investment agents got off to a flyer in the morning, partly […]

July 25, 2013

Andy Price competes in Two Castle’s 10k Run

Andy ran the Warwick Castle to Kenilworth Castle 10k run as a second part of a Charity challenge. Running for the British Heart Foundation a team of parents from Claverdon School ran the race in memory of Olivia Reddy. The team set themselves a third challenge to run 10km every day during the month of […]

April 15, 2013

Andy Price competes in Leamington Regency 10K Run

Andy ran the Leamington Regency 10k run as part of a team running in memory of Olivia Reddy who sadly passed away last year. The team has been set a two part challenge, with a second 10k run coming up in June – The Two Castles Run from Warwick Castle to Kenilworth Castle. The team […]

December 6, 2012

FSP does Movember!

Franck-Steier Price have joined over a million men worldwide this November by all growing moustaches to support “Movember”, the worldwide movement supporting prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. The team lovingly cultivated their facial growth through the month of November and all sported a different style of ‘tache’ to provide not only variety of sophistication but […]

December 6, 2012

FSP makes it a dozen in Q3!

Niche Birmingham investment practice Franck-Steier Price has completed twelve property investment transactions in the 3rd quarter of the year in a busy three months for the firm. The company advised on the purchase of two prime buildings in Nottingham Browne Jacobson solicitors’ new HQ at Mowbray House, and the mixed use office and residential Southreef […]

July 27, 2012

FSP in Top 20 for Property Data Transactions

FSP in top 20 for industrial investment transactions for third year running. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/property_data_investment_league_tables122.pdf”]

May 6, 2012

Proper Tee Cup 2012 – Edgbaston Golf Club

With two thirds of FSP either injured or unavailable it was left to Andy Price to represent the company at the 2nd Proper-tee Cup event. The Ryder Cup style competition is held between the Investment and Office agents of Birmingham. Captaining the side for 2012 Andy kept faith with many of the 2011 team who […]

May 1, 2012

FSP’s Ben Blackwall Promoted to Director

Franck-Steier Price has recently promoted Ben Blackwall to Director. Having been with the company since it was formed in August 2007 Ben has been integral to the firm’s establishment as one of Birmingham’s leading property investment practices. Andrew Franck-Steier comments ‘The market for the last five years has proved extremely challenging but the hard work […]

July 29, 2011

FSP in Top 20 for Property Data Transactions

FSP make top 20 for total industrial investment transactions for second year running. [gview file=”property_data_investment_league_tables1.pdf”]

May 25, 2011

Proper Tee Cup 2011

FSP were out in force at the inaugural Birmingham Proper Tee Cup. All three were picked to represent the Investment Agents in the Ryder Cup style golf challenge versus the Birmingham Office Agents. The competition was held at Egbaston Golf Club and was a keenly fought contest with the Office agents coming out on top […]

January 28, 2011

Skiers Forecast End of Slippery Slope

Birmingham investment agents have come up with a sure fire way of predicting the UK property market.  

September 12, 2010

Ben Completes Robin Hood Marathon, Nottingham

FSP’s Ben Blackwall successfully completed the Robin Hood Marathon in Nottingham on Sunday 12 September 2010.  He finished in a time of 3 hours 49 minutes which was well within his target of four hours. Despite the excruciating pain Ben endured over the last 6 miles he was delighted to finally cross the finish line.  […]

June 25, 2010

Three Peaks Challenge Raises £5,500 for Birmingham’s Children Hospital

Andrew Franck-Steier and two equally unfit friends, Steve Harper and Mark Bates completed the Three Peaks 24 Hours Challenge on Friday 25th June in a time of 21 hours and fifty six minutes.  They started at 7am on the 24th at the foot of Ben Nevis, having settled the nerves the night before with a […]

January 22, 2010

Edmonton park sells at 6.35%

IM Porperties has sold the 127,500 sq.ft Ravenside Retail Park in Edmonton, North London, for just under £48.3m. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/Edmonton.pdf”]

January 6, 2010

FSP Completes Hatrick of Deals in the Black Country

Franck-Steier Price LLP has recently concluded a hatrick of industrial investment sales on George Henry Road, Great Bridge, on behalf of an institutional investor. The sales totalled £3.62 million and comprised a modern industrial estate and two detached industrial units. Demand for the three investments was significant primarily due to the strong location, next to […]

October 1, 2009

Paying in Cash? That’ll do nicely!

There have been encouraging signs in terms of commercial investment activity over the past few months but this news must be tempered by realism and caution, according to a leading investment agency… [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/Paying_in_cash.pdf”]

August 20, 2009

Niche agency takes long view

Two years on from taking the biggest business decision in their lives Andrew Franck-Steier and Andrew Price, founders of niche investment agents FSP, are still in business and are thriving…

July 15, 2009

FSP wins Investment Agency Team of the Year at Property Week’s Midlands Property Awards 2009

More than 500 people gathered at the ICC in Birmingham for Property Week’s 3rd annual Midlands Property Awards. Of the fourteen categories, which rewarded Midlands based developers, individuals and teams during the last twelve months, FSP won the award for Investment Agency Team of the Year. Host for the evening Karen Brady stated in this […]

June 25, 2009

Evenacre looks to build on exisiting portfolio after acquisition in the city cente

Midlands based property start-up Evenacre has got off to the mark with its first aquisition…

January 30, 2009

FSP shortlisted for 2009 Midlands Property Awards

FSP have been shortlisted again for Investment Agency Team of the year in Property Week’s 2009 Midlands Property Awards to be held on 15 July 2009… [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/Shortlist_Midlands_Property_Awards09.pdf”]

January 30, 2009

Property Week: In at the deep end – Fledgling agency 18 months on

In November 2007 Property Week profiled Birmingham’s newest niche agency, FSP. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/West_Midlands_Investment_30.1.09.pdf”]

October 30, 2008

Property Week: Niche firms due for a comeback

Agents are dominating property conversations right now. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/Niche_firms.pdf”]

July 11, 2008

Property Triathlon 2008

FSP’s Ben Blackwall recently competed in the Property Triathlon 2008. The annual competition was held again at Dorney Lake in Eaton and comprised a 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run. The event is sponsored by Property Week and King Sturge and always promises a great turnout from those within the industry. This year was […]

April 25, 2008

FSP Shortlisted for Midlands Property Awards 2008

FSP have been shortlisted for three awards in Property Week’s 2008 Midland Property Awards to be held on 22 July 2008.  The categories include Investment Agency Team of the Year, Up and Coming Property Firm and FSP’s Andy Price has been nomiated for Newcomer of the Year. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/Shortlist_Midlands_Property_Awards.pdf“]

March 27, 2008

Birmingham Property Darts Tournament

What happened when 34 teams of property proffessionals took up darts. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/darts.pdf“]

November 2, 2007

Capital Letters

Niche investment agency FSP thinks its name will help justify the decision to go it alone. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/capital-letters.pdf”]

August 3, 2007

Birmingham Investment Duo Link Up

Two of Birmingham’s leading investment agents are to set up their own agency. [gview file=”https://www.fspproperty.com/wp-content/uploads/BirminghamInvestmentDuoLinkUp.pdf”]