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Charity is ‘Banking On’ New Centre Success

A former banking hall in High Cross Street, St Austell, has a new tenant, thanks to property consultancy Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC). Previously home to Lloyds Bank, the premises – set over two floors and a basement – are being transformed into a community drop-in centre by social enterprise Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change (CN4C). One […] Read more

Vertical take off for Harrier Court unit

A freehold unit near Exeter Airport has been sold on the first day of marketing by agents Stratton Creber Commercial. Unit 7 Harrier Court is a mid-terrace unit which has been fitted out with a full mezzanine and now offers warehousing on the ground floor and quality offices at first floor level. The offices are […] Read more

Newly available Business Park offices in Exeter

Exeter commercial agents Stratton Creber Commercial have just brought three business park offices to market in Exeter. At Tourism House, on the Pynes Hill office campus, a suite of 2,165 square feet is immediately available. The suite is mostly open-plan but with some partitioning which forms two meeting rooms, and the building offers spacious lobbies […] Read more

Valuation Uncertainty Continues

Registered valuer Alex Woodward provides a Brexit update. Back in March, Brexit was expected to happen and nearly 3 months on that hasn’t happened with an extension period until the end of October 2019 for the UK to leave with or without a withdrawal agreement in place. There therefore continues to be significant uncertainty, with […] Read more

Grounds for Possession

General practice surveyor Philip Dickins explains the importance of seeking professional advice for landlords planning to oppose a lease renewal. A recent case has brought into focus the issues which must successfully be addressed by landlords wanting to oppose the renewal of a business tenancy on the basis it proposes to redevelop the property. Aside […] Read more

Two new tenants on their way to Brittany

An office building in central Exeter has landed two new tenants in the same week. Brittany House is an office block on five floors situated on New North Road, to the rear of Boots and Waterstones in the High Street. Occupiers in the building include Specsavers and Working Links. The University and College Union have […] Read more

New Industrial Development Now Under Management

Stratton Creber Commercial are pleased to announce their appointment as managing agent of a recently developed industrial investment on behalf of Patrick Investment Ltd. The property at Estover Industrial Estate consists of four industrial units totalling circa 38,500 square feet, formed following the partial demolition and redevelopment of a single building. With the client having […] Read more

Business Rates Update

As of 1 April 2019, non-domestic rates bills increased again, by the rate of inflation. For 2019/20 the standard multiplier now stands at 50.4 pence and the small business rate multiplier at 49.1 pence. This multiplier is then applied to the Rateable Value to arrive at the actual rates payable. This is undoubtably another unwanted […] Read more

An Experience on the High Street

Building surveyor Matthew Williams considers a bright future for the high street and suggests that big screen, screen printing and laser beams are closer than a click away. Running into the smoke-filled room I swerved between two brightly coloured vertical lasers, before ducking and leaping between the next two horizontal beams. Hitting the floor slightly […] Read more