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Plymouth College of Art returns home to Palace Court

Stratton Creber Commercial are pleased to have negotiated the sale of the historic Palace Court, on Buckwell Street, to Plymouth College of Art. The college will use the site to create a specialist Pre-Degree campus building in Plymouth’s city centre for creative Extended Diploma students, aged 16 and upwards. This marks a return to Palace […] Read more

Are You Ready for Winter?

Although most of us probably do not want to think about the fast approaching winter months at this point in the year, as a property investor or landlord it is important that preparations are in place for the bad weather and associated risks to property that can arise. In order to minimise falling foul of […] Read more

Rent Reviews – emerging from hibernation?

Following difficult market conditions following the credit crunch, when rent reviews all but disappeared, improved letting activity in addition to taking the surplus stock out of the market is in certain sectors and locations starting to demonstrate rental growth. One direct consequence is that savvy landlords are once again on the back of increasing economic […] Read more

The Budget – Sunday Trading laws

        The plans announced recently in Chancellor George Osborne recent Summer Budget to relax Sunday trading laws could be a positive for many retailers and their landlords – particularly for those located in major retail centres if not for those in more local retail facilities. However, in addition to theoretical upside of […] Read more

Retail investment sale in the Duchy

Stratton Creber Commercials Plymouth Office are delighted to announce the sale of Regal House, Saltash, Cornwall. The opportunity comprised of 6 ground floor retail units with 3 self contained office units on the first floor. Tenants included Superdrug, Original Factory Shop, Barnardos, Bradleys Estate Agents along with a number of local operators. The building was […] Read more

Plymouth City Centre Retail Acquisition

Stratton Creber Commercials Plymouth office are delighted to announce the acquisition of 8/10 Old Town Street Plymouth on behalf of a private investment company. The investment comprised of two ground floor retail units and seperate upper floor office accommodation. The two retail units were let to the Cooperative Bank Plc, Salt Rock Surfware Limited and offices to […] Read more

Opportunity to Invest in Totnes

An attractive investment property in Totnes is now on the market. The premises at 6 Fore Street are home to the Age UK retail unit and are prominently situated on the south side of the main shopping pitch in the popular South Hams market town. The property comprises a self-contained ground floor retail unit and […] Read more

Millbay – Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter

The simple name Millbay hardly does justice to the history, importance to the city and importance to its future, represented by the 15 acres surrounding the historic dock, west of the Hoe and east of the Tamar. The medieval mills, built by the Abbey of Plympton, but rented by Sir Francis Drake, were tidal mills […] Read more

Investment in Commercial Property Proving Popular

As we all have been made aware the London Property Market has become increasingly heated with high levels of investment, in particular from international purchasers. It has been reported that investment in central London’s commercial property market reached £20.5 billion in 2014, marginally below the last investment peak in 2007 when £20.6 billion was traded […] Read more

PACT – An Under Used Resource

As a consequence of the shortening length of leases granted following the credit crunch, we are now at a point in the economic cycle where both leases granted at the peak of the market and those granted in less buoyant conditions are falling for renewal at the same time. With the market itself having started […] Read more