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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

Million Pound Industrial Sale Agreed in Days

The sale of a Redruth industrial unit was agreed within days of the property coming to the market. Property consultancy Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC) sold the site at Jon Davey Drive on the Treleigh Industrial Estate to near neighbours Seasalt Cornwall. Already one of the county’s biggest employers, the fashion brand has its distribution centre […] Read more

All change at landmark office building

A well-known landmark office building in Exeter is set to see a number of changes in the coming months. Milford House, situated at the gateway to the Pynes Hill office campus and known for its contemporary design, was built in 2003 as the prestigious new home of Aviva in Exeter.  The building comprises a total […] 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

‘My Care My Home’ Secures Launch Pad in Cornwall

A ground floor retail unit in Penryn has a new tenant, thanks to property consultancy Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC). My Care My Home has moved into the premises at 16-18 Lower Market Street as part of a county-wide expansion plan. The care advice service plans to create up to 50 new quality domiciliary care jobs […] Read more

New Home by the Sea for Windsurfing Business

An innovative watersports business has made Cornwall its home, thanks to advice provided by commercial property consultancy Stratton Creber Commercial (SCC). Commercial agent Joseph Rea, based at SCC’s Truro office, completed the letting of 4 Parc Erissey Industrial Estate in Redruth to K4 Fins, which specialises in the production of injection moulded windsurfing fins. Owner […] 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