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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

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

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