Sales and lettings of commercial property, including
acquisitions of property on behalf of clients for both investment
and occupation purposes.
Commercial property management
Rent collection and co-ordination of day to day management
issues including service charge assessment/collection on behalf of
commercial property landlords.
Advice to both landlords and tenants regarding lease renewals,
including the legal process and appropriate rental
The valuation of all types of commercial property for a
variety of purposes, including market appraisals, secured lending,
capital tax purposes, matrimonial and court proceedings
Advice to owners or occupiers regarding their rating assessment;
this is of particular current relevance as the new 2010 rating list
has now been produced and as a result many property occupiers may
be paying too much in Business Rates. Our rating specialists can
appeal the revised Rateable Value on their behalf.
Preparation of survey reports on commercial buildings, including
Schedules of Condition and Schedules of Dilapidation. Just as when
buying a house a survey is important, so too is a survey when
either buying or taking a lease on full repairing terms of a
commercial property to ascertain the state of repair of the
building and potential future repairing liabilities if held on
Commercial Development advice
Advice to developers in respect of commercial property
development or redevelopment, be it of single units or substantial
The sale of trading businesses of all types, including for
example nursing homes, guest houses and hotels, post offices,
newsagents, fish and chip shops, fish farms and caravan
Advice to landlords and tenants alike regarding any rent review
provisions within their leases, including procedural matters and
the actual rental assessment.