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Boutique retailer expands with Exeter acquisition

Acting on behalf of a private landlord, Stratton Creber Commercial have let a shop in Exeter, back-to-back with the previous tenant’s occupation. 111-113 Fore Street formerly traded as Bunyip Craft, and was marketed at a rent of £17,500 per annum. The new tenant, The Black Pearl, has decided to expand into Exeter, having traded in […] Read more

Short Term Occupations – Take a Long Term View

Here, general practice surveyor Phil Dickins advises property owners to take a long term view to short term occupations. Providing for short term occupation of commercial property is a not uncommon situation, for example, where an occupier needs early possession and the solicitors are still working on the lease. In such cases, a licence agreement […] Read more

Exeter office let following major refurbishment

An office suite in central Exeter has been let following major works to modernise and improve the accommodation. Bradninch Court is a building dating from the 1920’s, situated on Castle Street in the city centre close to the High Street. Along with the adjoining Bradninch Hall, it forms a large office property with gated car […] Read more

Topsham railway building let following strong demand

Stratton Creber Commercial have just let the former Ticket Office at Topsham railway station in Exeter. The building, which fronts Holman Way and backs directly onto the railway platform, is a 19th Century former ticket office of 577 sq.ft, and was purchased by the current owner at auction earlier in the year. Following works to […] Read more

New Retail Opportunities at Plymouth Cross

Seven new retail and leisure opportunities have now been launched at the £50m Plymouth Cross development which will be open for business after summer 2019. Central to the regeneration of Plymouth’s West End, the mixed-use redevelopment of the former Derry’s department store includes a range of units that can be configured to suit individual requirements. […] Read more

New Gin Room is Toast of the City

A Grade II listed building in Plymouth’s historic Barbican quarter is proving just the tonic for gin enthusiasts. The Barbican Botanics Gin Room opened its doors earlier this month to offer around 100 different gins for tasting and retail sale. Local property consultants Stratton Creber Commercial completed the letting of the former art gallery and […] Read more

Reduce the Risk – Assessing Demand for New Workspace Developments

Cornwall has relatively few large employers and the employment market is characterised by a high proportion of smaller businesses. This is reflected in the nature of the enquiries received by our agency team which are often from local businesses and for relatively small amounts of space. Notwithstanding this, as my agency colleagues often report, take […] Read more

Joe is New Agent in Cornwall

Stratton Creber Commercial has announced a new appointment within its Truro office. Commercial agent Joseph Rea will head up the firm’s agency activities in Cornwall, specialising in the disposal and acquisition of retail, office, industrial and investment properties within the busy agency department. Having worked within the residential sector for more than 15 years, Joe […] Read more

Business Rates Appeals Service – 2017 Rating List

Stratton Creber Commercial provides a comprehensive rates advice and appeal service for any type of non-domestic property. The 2017 Rating List came into effect on 1st April 2017. This means that every property in England and Wales has been re-valued for the first time in seven years. The relevant date upon which Rateable Value is […] Read more

New Retail Investment Now Under Management

Stratton Creber Commercial are pleased to announce their appointment as managing agent of a recently developed retail investment on behalf of an international investor, having also acquired the scheme on behalf of the same client. The property – at the Vision Development at Chapel Street – consists of five retail units totalling circa 3,750 square […] Read more