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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

EXETER SCIENCE PARK OFFICES COME TO MARKET

We have been appointed as joint agents with Maze in the marketing of one floor of Eagle House, currently Exeter’s most modern office building. Built around four years ago as the first building on Exeter Science Park, the offices are naturally ventilated and rated “BREEAM – excellent” for the building’s environmental credentials. With surrounding buildings […] 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

SCC named Most Active Devon Agent for Eighth Consecutive Year!

Stratton Creber Commercial has been named the most active commercial property agent in Devon for the eighth consecutive year. The firm received the Most Active Agent Award for Devon 2017 from EGi, the online arm of Estates Gazette, the property industry’s leading journal. Widely recognised as one of the top accolades for commercial property agents, […] Read more

WE HAVE RETAINED TOP DEVON AGENT AWARD

For the eighth year running, Stratton Creber Commercial have been crowned “Most Active Agents” in Devon by the property industry’s leading publication, Estates Gazette. The award is based purely on the number of recorded commercial property transactions of all types over a 12-month period up to July 2017. With offices in Exeter and Plymouth, Stratton […] 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

The Poldark Effect

While some of us in the office have been a little distracted by Ross Poldark’s talent for shirtless scything the popular TV drama has also centered on a story around Cornwall’s mining heritage. For many centuries metalliferous mining was a widespread industry in the southwest that has left a legacy of hidden shafts and workings […] 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