All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

Busy Year for Plymouth Agency Team

Despite uncertainty surrounding Brexit, Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC) is bucking the trend and reporting its busiest new year trading period for more than ten years. The company’s agency department has received an overwhelming level of enquiries from buyers and prospective tenants seeking retail, office and industrial premises across all sectors in Devon and Cornwall. Already […] Read more

Valuation Uncertainty and Brexit

RICS Registered Valuer Robin Wells considers the impact of Brexit on commercial and residential property markets. With the UK poised to leave the EU in less than a month and no withdrawal agreement in place or any clear way forward to resolve the parliamentary deadlock, there is, understandably, uncertainty within the business community with considerable […] Read more

Sale of Colebrook House Completes

Stratton Creber Commercial is pleased to have advised on the sale of 19th century Colebrook House in Plymouth, a Victorian villa within mature landscaped grounds of around 2.2 acres. Consultant Robin Falle acted for the owners in disposing of the property to award-winning developer Burrington Estates who achieved a planning consent for the demolition of […] Read more

A Bright Start to 2019

Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC) is reporting a bright start to the new year, despite mixed industry forecasts. In a week when global property firm Savills said it expects property sales to fall due to Brexit uncertainty, local property consultancy SCC is reporting a buoyant trading period. The agency team says demand for commercial property is […] Read more

Valuation and Brexit

RICS registered valuer Alex Woodward considers the impact of Brexit on property valuation. Most financial decisions made by individuals or organisations in relation to property transactions are underpinned by valuation. More than just a figure determining the market value of an asset at the end of a report, valuation can affect the level of borrowing […] 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

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

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