All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

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

Project Work Pitfalls

We have all seen the signs of property projects that have gone wrong, whether it’s an unfinished building site covered in weeds, or abandoned graffiti covered hoardings. Building surveyor Matthew Williams looks at what to consider when planning your construction project. When I arrived at “surveying school” one the first exercises we did was to […] 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

Firm Wins ‘Most Active’ Accolade

Involvement in key projects boosts agency activities Stratton Creber Commercial has been named the most active commercial property agent in Devon for the ninth consecutive year, meaning the firm has let, sold and acquired more than anyone else in the county’s commercial sector. The Most Active Agent Award for Devon 2018 was received from EGi, […] Read more

BUOYANT COMMERCIAL MARKET WITHIN THE SOUTH HAMS

Gavin Sagar, Agency Surveyor reports strong interest and demand in the popular tourist destinations of Salcombe & Kingsbridge following several lettings over the last 12 months. A number of vacant retail and office premises have been occupied by new businesses in both Kingsbridge and Salcombe and demand is still high with active established businesses as […] Read more

Salcombe Gem is Latest South Hams Opportunity

A unique commercial opportunity has arisen in the picturesque yachting town of Salcombe, with mixed-use investment ‘The Sea Chest’ now on the market. Just a stone’s throw from the waterfront, the prime freehold property comprises a ground floor retail unit with first and second floor office and storage space. In addition, planning permission has been […] Read more

Stratton Creber Commercial Appoints New Director

Stratton Creber Commercial has strengthened its board with the appointment of new director Tom Neville. Tom, who already leads the firm’s Truro office, will now take overall responsibility for the company’s professional services department and continue to provide valuation, landlord and tenant and business rates advice with particular focus on the medical sector. Managing Director […] Read more