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Before you Cross that Bridge

Building surveyor Matthew Williams looks at five top-tips when obtaining a pre-acquisition building survey for commercial premises. I always enjoy undertaking pre-acquisition building surveys, it is a great mix of “detective work” researching the history of the building, a “workout” exploring lofts, basements and lifting drain covers, and some “panning” * of findings to pick […] Read more

Stratton Creber Commercial acquires premises for high-profile start-up

We have completed the acquisition of premises for Jurassic Fibre, a high-profile start-up tech company which is rolling superfast broadband out across East Devon.  Jurassic Fibre officially launched in October 2019 at a ceremony at Exeter’s Sandy Park, bringing an 18-month start-up project into being. It is now starting the roll-out of infrastructure which will bring […] Read more

Quirky City Property is on the Market

Plymouth’s ‘Pepperpot’ presents a unique opportunity One of Plymouth’s quirkiest properties is on the market with Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC). Located at the gateway to Drake Circus Shopping Centre and owned by the nearby Plymouth Methodist Central Hall, ‘The Pepperpot’ is available to let at a rental of £10,000 per annum. Former occupants of the […] Read more

Philip Joins Stratton Creber Commercial

Property firm boosts valuation team with new appointment Stratton Creber Commercial has strengthened its valuation team in Truro with the appointment of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered valuer Philip Treveil. Originally from Kent, Philip studied archaeology at University College London (UCL) and worked in archaeology for a number of years, including as a […] Read more

Jody Goes the Extra Mile for Dementia UK

Jody Brownhill, from Stratton Creber Commercial’s Plymouth office, has completed a huge fundraising effort for Dementia UK. The full time administrator first completed an arduous 24 hour running event in Newnham Park before she joined colleagues in raising additional funds by holding a raffle at the firm’s annual beer and cider festival. In all, more […] Read more

Regulations Likely to Impact Capital Values

RICS Registered Valuer Robin Wells considers the valuation implications of MEES regulations. The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) first became effective in April 2018 when it became illegal to let residential and commercial properties with an EPC rating of F or G. Properties with EPC ratings of F & G must be improved to a […] Read more

Charity is ‘Banking On’ New Centre Success

A former banking hall in High Cross Street, St Austell, has a new tenant, thanks to property consultancy Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC). Previously home to Lloyds Bank, the premises – set over two floors and a basement – are being transformed into a community drop-in centre by social enterprise Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change (CN4C). One […] 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