AN East Lancashire real estate investment company has bought its headquarters building and proposes to upgrade and let vacant suites.

HR Properties Limited purchased Ribble Court at the front of the Shuttleworth Mead Business Park in Padiham from Business First.

The building provides approximately 20,000 square feet of accommodation split into suites from 200 sq.ft and benefits from feature glazed reception area and parking

The building originally developed by Ribble Industrial Estates forms the feature entrance building to the business park just off Junction 8.

The new owners of the building have plans for several improvements over the next few months.

Debbie Benedetto of HR Properties said: “ We are extremely pleased to have acquired this building off market and look forward to working with existing occupiers and new occupiers in the coming months.

The Burnley office of Trevor Dawson have been retained to market the vacant space with units available from 200 sq.ft. up to 800 sq.ft.