Landlord Checklist: Preparing your commercial property for the marketplace

Thinking about how you offer your commercial property to the market is really important if you want to maximise rental value. With some careful consideration, you can understand what tenants require – and other things that they desire. However, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. So, we have compiled a Landlord…

5 grey areas in informal commercial lettings that spell trouble

Are you renting out your commercial property to someone you know? A good friend, a trusted business colleague – or even a family member? When solid personal relationships are in place it’s easy to think that lease formalities don’t need to apply, with many opting for a more casual approach – an informal letting. Unfortunately,…

A professional approach to Landlord and tenant negotiation

The benefits of excellent quality advice, whether to a landlord or tenant, is not to be underestimated. This is where a Surveyors specialised knowledge and guidance can be critical and covers a whole range of area, the most common being: Lease renewals Rent reviews Quality property management Serving of notices Schedule of condition & dilapidations…

The benefits of using RICS Commercial surveyor

If you are intending to purchase or lease premises then it is beneficial to employ a commercial surveyor at the earliest stage. As professional regulated bodies, RICS Surveyors are best placed to provide advice in all areas of commercial property matters. The surveyor will know the commercial market and be able to offer you options…

Our guide to commercial EPC (Energy Performance Certificates)

Commercial Energy Performance Certificates Just how important are Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings in commercial property? Very important, if you want to lawfully let commercial premises and avoid complications should you require finance to purchase. Who’s affected? Owner’s, occupiers, purchaser’s – EPC’s can have an impact on you. Since 1st April 2018 it has been…

Drive to breathe new life into historic city centre church

A new drive is underway to identify a suitable occupier for an historic city centre church following the opening of a major new food and entertainment complex close by. The Grade II Listed St. John the Evangelist Church in Hanley has stood empty since the late 1980s before being carefully restored a few years ago….

Mounsey Surveyors help to breathe new life into picturesque Moorlands tea rooms

An experienced café owner is set to breathe new life into a disused tea room at a Staffordshire Moorlands beauty spot. Mounsey Chartered Surveyors has successfully completed negotiations to let the picturesque Froghall Wharf tea rooms on behalf of the Canal and River Trust. It has been taken on by Emma Atkinson, of nearby Moneystone,…