All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

THE LOGISTICS REVOLUTION – IS PLYMOUTH MISSING OUT?

There can be little doubt that over the past 10 years a revolution has swept across the country. Internet shopping is a well-established and fast-growing sector of the economy offering an alternative to the traditional weekend shop for hard pressed and time starved families. This has led to a rapid growth in large distribution centres, […] Read more

There’s more to valuation than just the number

Whether a private individual or a multi-national organisation, Valuation underpins most financial decisions made and is a core function to all property transactions. Valuation has a wider implication than just determining a price to be paid or received, it can affect the level of borrowing that can be secured against an asset, affect investment decisions […] Read more

Spot the Fire Door

This week you are almost certain to have been in a building, either your home, office or maybe a shop, while being silently protected. Probably without noticing, the fire doors standing guard over your safety. Fire doors form an important part of the fire safety precautions built into many buildings, which along with alarms, lights, […] Read more

Should I Be Using a Managing Agent?

As commercial property managers, we are often asked the question “Should I be using a managing agent?”, sometimes followed by “What can a Managing Agent do for me?” Efficient management of commercial investments will ultimately influence value, and minimise associated costs to landlords, as well as reducing the exposure to property owners when things go […] Read more

Staircase Tax: Will your Business be Affected?

There has been a great deal of noise this week about the so-called ‘staircase tax’, but what is it and how will your business be affected? General practice surveyor Phil Dickins gives an overview. The government’s Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has been acting on the results of a 2015 Supreme Court decision that relates to […] Read more

The New ‘Red Book’ (RICS Valuation – Global Standards, July 2017

The RICS has now issued new global valuation standards with effect from 1st July 2017 in accordance the new mandatory requirements which supersede the previous UK professional standards of 2014.  This document forms the basis of all ‘Red book’ valuations and incorporates the International Valuation Standards to create market consistency, transparency and comparability as a […] Read more

Gavin is New Agency Surveyor

 Stratton Creber Commercial has announced a new appointment within its agency department. Gavin Sagar, 42, from Kingsbridge, has joined the firm’s Plymouth office and will specialise in the disposal and acquisition of retail, office, industrial and investment properties. With more than 25 years experience in the residential property sector, Gavin started his career with one […] Read more

The Merchant Sails Into Plymouth

Offices Transformed with Multi-Million Pound Investment A well-known Plymouth office building is undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment and getting a new name. St Andrew’s Court, in Notte Street, is being transformed into 32,000 sq. ft. of open plan, contemporary office space which includes a new glazed 5th floor penthouse with panoramic views of Britain’s Ocean […] Read more

Great Britain – still an United Kingdon?

We have witnessed one of the most tumultuous and unsettled 12 months in the UK in a generation. From the Brexit vote on 23rd June 2016 to the General Election on 8th June 2017 the country seems to have been on a roller coaster and there is no doubt we haven’t reached the end of […] Read more

Implications of NHS Funding / Contract Changes to Pharmacies and Pharmacy Investments

Pharmacies have been more insulated from market pressures due to NHS funding and market rents / values have performed more robustly than the majority of other retail outlets. This is due to the specific registration of pharmacies under the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 which set down detailed guidelines and effectively dictates the number of pharmacies […] Read more