All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

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

Lambing shed to house?

Most of my colleagues arrive at work, sit down at their desks and get ready to start their day.  My day starts a few hours earlier by pulling on a pair of wellington boots and at this time of year donning a headtorch and waterproofs before venturing outside to tend to our livestock. By the […] Read more

Commercial Property

Column for Devon Life November 2016 Chris Ryland, Managing Director of Stratton Creber Commercial in Plymouth, gives his analysis on the county’s commercial property market and an insight into commercial property investment in 2017. Devon is the place to invest in commercial property. That’s according to British Land, the owners of Drake Circus in Plymouth. The real estate investment trust has snapped […] Read more

Business Rates Update

2017 Revaluation The Draft 2017 Rating List updating all Rateable Values (RVs) went live at the end of September 2016 and will come into effect as of 1 April 2017. These values have been based upon the deemed prevailing rental values as at April 2015. From initial research for the South West, RVs across all […] Read more

Whatever happened to the Englishman’s castle?

Figures reported in the government’s English Housing Survey show that between 2010 and 2015 the number of homeowners throughout the country has fallen by more than 220,00 , 2/3rds of these in the North of England, despite all we read and hear about growth in housebuilding. So what is happening to housebuilding if it isn’t […] Read more

City Centre Investment Now Under Management

Stratton Creber Commercial are pleased to announce their recent appointment as managing agent of a City Centre retail investment on behalf of an international investor. The property at 67-69 New George Street consists of circa 8,500 square feet of retail space on the ground floor with an additional 10,850 square feet of ancillary accommodation on […] Read more