Private investor & auctions

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Cannock Cricket Club

Cricket club and shopping malls star in biggest-ever BidX1 catalogue


Two shopping centres and a cricket club are among the lots that will be on offer at BidX1’s next online auction on 24 July – the largest ever for the digital auctioneer.

Simon Tilsiter (L) and Ben Tobin (R)

Tilsiter set to succeed Tobin as Strettons managing director


Tilsiter will take helm at the firm as Tobin prepares to retire, ending his family’s 88-year presence on board

Auction sign

New auction house Bond Wolfe raises £10.4m from busy third sale


Bond Wolfe Auctions raised £10.4m at its third sale since its launch in January this year.

Lot 71 - The Dog & Gun, 213 Boxley Road, Maidstone

Clive Emson celebrates higher success rate and getting MBE


Auction house achieves 80% success rate at five June sales as its founder Clive Emson is awarded an MBE

Strettons Auction

Has confidence returned to the auction room?


Auctioneers are divided over whether a recent uptick in sales will continue.


Auctioneers upbeat on life beyond London


While the capital dominates for large commercial lots, regional sales continue to attract big crowds of local bidders.

Lot 72 -London, NW1

Allsop banks on £5.5m mixed-use block in Camden in July catalogue


Allsop is marketing one of the largest lots offered at a commercial auction so far this year at its next sale on 9 July.


Growthdeck launches commercial property arm for private investors


Investor network Growthdeck has launched a commercial property arm aimed at private investors.


BidX1’s June result falls £3m short of previous sale takings


Auction house scored 82% success rate but £4.5m raised was lowest since firm’s launch in December 2018

Joseph Stones House

LSH’s 574 aims to beat record lot price at next online auction


Auctioneer hopes Leeds student block will surpass £20.4m online and offline record for sale of a single lot

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