Highly experienced in developing and implementing strategic real estate advice to his clients, Rob is a safe pair of hands to help advise both developers and occupiers.

With a focus on Oxfordshire’s science and technology sector, Rob works with strategic campuses and business parks across the region, including the Harwell Campus, Westcott Venture Park and Oxford Technology Park. The retained transactions advisor to Oxford Sciences Enterprise's portfolio of 80+ technology companies, Rob advises on property acquisitions and real estate strategy. 

With a focus on office and laboratories as well as hybrid industrial buildings, he has the right experience to assist you in your property acquisition or disposal.  Rob always collaboratively with his clients from the project’s conception, right through until it’s completed.  

He is involved in projects that are delivering millions of sq ft of new offices, laboratories, R&D and manufacturing buildings across the region. 

Rob worked among the team who were awarded ‘Best Agent’ at the 2020 Oxford Property Festival. This award recognises how a personable and committed agent is always regarded as an asset within business space agency work, and he is no exception to the rule.  



OxProp Fest 2020, Oxford Business Space Agency won Property Agent of the Year . 




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Laboratories & Life Sciences

Real estate with its own set of rules - unlock your laboratory’s full potential

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1200x628 Linkedin Databooks Events 12.09.23

Bidwells bitesize online presentation provided an update on the Offices and Labs Market across Oxford & Cambridge.

Offices & Labs Databook Presentation

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clusters Insights 30.05.23

Many of the locational factors driving value in Life Sciences assets will be familiar to more traditional real estate investors. Location is as critical as ever.

Investing in Life Sciences Real Estate: Clusters

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cell-and-gene-therapy 2 Insights 23.03.23

In this blog, Rob Beatson explores the unique real estate demands of CGT businesses and why investors and developers should pay attention.

Understanding the DNA of Cell and Gene Therapy real estate

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cambridge overlay Reports & Briefings 31.01.24

Our latest offices and labs research reports provide an update on the market across Cambridge, Oxford, M1 South, Norfolk & Suffolk.

Offices and Labs Databooks

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ARC Databook Background Events 31.01.24

We heard our experts discuss Bidwells’ latest research on the Offices & Labs market across Cambridge, Oxford, M1 South, and Norfolk & Suffolk.

Offices and Labs Databooks webinar Jan 2024

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ARC Databook graphic Events 01.02.23

Find out how the offices & labs market is performing across the Arc at our Arc Market Databook webinar.

Offices & Labs Arc Market Databook - Webinar

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Image of Oxford Reports & Briefings 22.07.22

Since 2019, Oxford has seen an acceleration in the critical mass of life sciences and technology companies. Demand for labs has risen sharply over the last 18 months to a record of 860,000 sq ft, including a number of significant floorplate requirements.

Offices and Labs Databook Oxfordshire - summer 2022

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Image of Sherrard Building Reports & Briefings 31.01.22

Laboratory take-up in Oxfordshire in 2021 reached record level.

Arc Market Databook Offices and Labs Oxfordshire - spring 2022

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Oxford Technology Park

The Oxford Technology Park has been designed to deliver high specification office, laboratory and flexible hi-tech buildings with associated amenity to cater specifically for Oxford’s burgeoning life science and deep-tech sectors.

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Schrödinger Building (Oxford Science Enterprises)

Three of Oxford Science Enterprises portfolio companies, researching therapeutic vaccine technologies and drug discovery, have moved into Oxford Science Park’s Schrodinger Building following their strategic conversion of office to laboratory space.

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Oxford Sciences Enterprises (OSE)

Since formation in 2015, OSE has built a portfolio of over 100 companies, worth over $2bn, within the Oxford ecosystem. Our challenge is to keep ahead of demand through advising and delivering a pipeline of workspace for their rapidly expanding portfolio.


Grassroots business incubator

Tucked neatly beneath the H B Allen Centre quad, a 9,000 sq ft open plan hub has been designed, named Grassroots, by OSE. Opened in November 2019, the space was referred to as Oxford’s latest and funkiest workspace.


Sherard Building (Oxford Science Enterprises)

Oxford Science Enterprises is supporting its portfolio companies to make scientific break-throughs, and that includes establishing the right workspaces for productivity and collaboration.

OSI - Sherard Building - Lab

Harwell Campus

Harwell’s 5m sq ft master plan being delivered at pace accommodates innovative companies and institutions of all sizes across life sciences, space, energy and super-computing technologies.


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