Dilapidations – Understanding a Confusing and Difficult Process

The law of dilapidations has long been misunderstood by landlords and tenants alike. Dilapidations and the associated statute and case law can be complex and therefore seeking expert guidance is essential and could save you significant amounts of time and money as either a landlord or tenant. Although the negotiations at lease end are important,…

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Property Management – The Key to Unlocking Asset Potential

We all hear and have read in the news about the rapidly changing commercial property industry in the last 18 months. There is now increased pressure on business tenants to ensure they can be sustainable, by meeting the needs of their customers, as well as ensuring they can pay their rent and comply with the…

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MEES – Unintended Consequences

As dawn has now broken on a new age of property legislation and energy efficiency in the form of the MEES Regulations (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards) we have awoken to the issue which is created by the high proportion of commercial properties which are mid-way through a lease term with an energy efficiency rating of…

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Seek Lease Renewal advice to create capital value

A month doesn’t go by without somebody writing about extended permitted development rights. These measure were bought in by the Government primarily to provide impetus to an ailing Town Centre commercial property market slain by contemporary trends towards out of town retailing and modern purpose built office parks. With a buoyant local residential market and…

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