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A look back and forward

Matthew Williams of Stratton Creber Commercial considers the Building Regulations in the light of the Hackitt Report I just about remember coming across “The 1976 Building Regulations” on my architect father’s desk, set in an attractive plain brown cover and a cover price of £4.75. The Regulations would provide you with much of the information […] Read more

The South West Valuation Team

Valuation underpins most financial decisions made by individuals or organisations in relation to property transactions. Valuation is more than a figure at the end of a report determing the Market Value of an asset; it can affect the level of borrowing that can be secured against an asset, affect investment decisions and inform on the […] Read more

ARBITRATOR OR EXPERT?

Many landlords and tenants about to entering into leases will be required to consider the landlord’s solicitor’s standard lease precedent which will be issued as a draft lease for approval. Hidden away within the rent review machinery under the lease will be a dispute resolution provision setting out what happens if the parties cannot reach […] Read more

Does Liskeard need more employment space?

Liskeard Town Council keep being told “we need more employment space and a new livestock market” by local businesses, farmers and residents to safeguard the future of Liskeard. In response to this Stratton Creber Commercial have been appointed to prepare a demand study. This will investigate whether more office and industrial development can be supported […] Read more

Jason Joins Stratton Creber Commercial

Stratton Creber Commercial has boosted its building consultancy services with the appointment of experienced RICS chartered building surveyor Jason Sandland. Jason enhances the company’s existing building surveying offer, providing building consultancy advice on acquisition, maintenance, construction, design and management (CDM) and development or disposal of commercial property across the region. Jason joins the firm after […] Read more

Healthy demand for retail units in Exeter

Our Exeter office has recently been instructed by London and Cambridge Properties to handle the agency of both the St Thomas Shopping Centre and a parade of some 15 shops in Sidwell Street Exeter. The St Thomas shopping complex is a well-established neighbourhood shopping centre situated in Cowick Street within a popular residential area about […] Read more

The Energy Act

Most properties with EPC ratings within Band F or G are no longer legally allowed to be let since the Energy Act 2011 was enforced on 1 April 2018. As of 1 April 2018, the MEES (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards) took effect, meaning that all F & G rated properties need to be bought up […] Read more

BE AWARE OF YOUR OBLIGATIONS BOTH LANDLORD AND TENANT

As a property owner, there are plethora of regulations and liabilities that must be observed and performed, particularly where there are communal areas and services. In addition to a landlord’s obligations, there are also a range of compliance issues that must be recognised and carried out by tenants and occupiers, as well and preventative measures […] Read more

Liverton Business Park, Exmouth Welcomes Screwfix

Thursday 15th February saw the opening of a new store on the Liverton Business Park in Exmouth to Screwfix who have taken a purpose-built 5000 ft² unit, close to Howdens, Bradfords and Toolstation in the newest area of the park – known as Liverton 2 – which opened four years ago. Screwfix’s new Exmouth Store […] Read more

Plymouth’s Changing Landscape in 2018

The financial crises of 2007/8 led to a slowdown in investment in city centre development, leaving the Drake Circus Shopping Centre as the flagship most high profile in local development Recently we have seen welcome signs of a recovering market, perhaps boosted partially by preparation for the forthcoming 20/20 Mayflower Celebrations. Work is once more […] Read more