All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

Salcombe Gem is Latest South Hams Opportunity

A unique commercial opportunity has arisen in the picturesque yachting town of Salcombe, with mixed-use investment ‘The Sea Chest’ now on the market. Just a stone’s throw from the waterfront, the prime freehold property comprises a ground floor retail unit with first and second floor office and storage space. In addition, planning permission has been […] Read more

Stratton Creber Commercial Appoints New Director

Stratton Creber Commercial has strengthened its board with the appointment of new director Tom Neville. Tom, who already leads the firm’s Truro office, will now take overall responsibility for the company’s professional services department and continue to provide valuation, landlord and tenant and business rates advice with particular focus on the medical sector. Managing Director […] Read more

Chance to Own a Piece of City History

An unusual opportunity has arisen to own a unique city property. Raglan Gatehouse in Madden Road, Devonport, is on the market with property consultants Stratton Creber Commercial inviting offers in the region of £150,000. The Grade II listed building is situated next to Brickfields and was once the main entrance into Raglan Barracks. The building […] Read more

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

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

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

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