All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

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

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

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