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Exeter …. Cowick Street

Having sold the former Speedway garage in Cowick Street Exeter to a local developer about 18 months ago, our Exeter office has been re-instructed to secure tenants for 4 new shops . Within 5 days all 4 shops were snapped up by local occupiers including a barbers, estate/letting agents and sports/tennis shop. The development comprises […] Read more

Prime property let in Honiton

The former Humberts offices on Honiton High Street has been let to independent retailer …. Shop Dead Gorgeous. Damian Cook of the Exeter office states “its not all doom and gloom on the High Street but landlords do need to be realistic and reasonable offering flexibility in the lease terms. The length of lease, repairing […] Read more

Rare freehold opportunity in Topsham

A prime shop with a self-contained maisonette in Topsham has become available which should prove attractive to investors. Damian Cook in our Exeter office says “this is a rare opportunity to purchase a freehold mixed use property in the popular town of Topsham. The shop is currently vacant, but being situated in the prime trading […] 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

Buoyant investment market

On behalf of London based private investors Stratton Creber Commercial have recently sold the freehold interest in 25 Cowick Street which is let to B B Estates – formerly Bower & Bower. Simon Greenslade Director in the Exeter office confirmed “Cowick Street is a popular neighbourhood shopping district where we have seen an increase in […] 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

Hybrid unit show pent-up demand

The strong interest generated in a mixed office and industrial unit on the edge of Exeter has demonstrated unfulfilled demand for the sector. The Topsham Units were built around 10 years ago at Dart Business Park, opposite Darts Farm outside Topsham on the southern side of Exeter. The industrial units have a distinctive design including […] Read more