The Collinson Hall commercial department advises a substantial portfolio of clients on a wide range of commercial property issues within St Albans, Harpenden and the surrounding area.
We offer a comprehensive range of services that includes .......
Commercial Lettings Agency – shops, offices, industrial and land – lettings, sales and acquisitions of freehold and leasehold properties.
Development – involving clarification of site ownership, preparing a development brief in conjunction with architects, town planning consultants and lawyers and liaising with the local authority planning department. Advice to include expected rental returns and yields on completed development.
Rent Reviews – acting for either Landlord or Tenants including scrutiny of lease documentation and plans, interpretation of covenants and making recommendations to settle the open market rental value and negotiating with the representative acting for the other party (possibly leading to third party referral if terms can not be agreed
Lease Renewals – as above but by reference to the previous or existing lease covenants and to include advice on service of appropriate statutory notices under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
Management – of industrial estates and individual properties to include administration of service charges and employment of appropriate maintenance contractors
Valuations – involving an inspection and preparation of a report using a database of comparable evidence
Acquisitions – establishment of property requirements for acquisition of freehold or leasehold properties, circulating details to other local commercial agents and identifying suitable properties for inspection. Advice to include liaison with client’s solicitors leading to completion.
Collinson Hall specialise in helping commercial property owners in St Albans and the surrounding area to find and attract both tenants and buyers.
We have been working in the commercial sector for many years. During that time we have built an unrivalled knowledge of how to help our clients get the most out of their property......
We have been working in the commercial sector for many years. During that time we have built an unrivalled knowledge of how to help our clients get the most out of their property.
Whether you want to invest or divest we will help you to:
• Identify where to spend money on refurbishment, so that your property is more attractive to tenants,
• Negotiate with existing tenants so that you can find a workable compromise on rents that satisfies both parties.
• Find and attract buyers should you decide that it is time to sell.
If you wish to discuss your property then please contact Richard Fane on 01727 843222 or email him on [email protected]
Collinson Hall manage all types of commercial property on behalf of clients including shops, offices and light industrial.
Many of our clients have retained our services over many years and trust us to help to manage their property with a friendly and professional approach. Whether you own one or many properties we work to minimise the problems that can occur with commercial property and we can be relied on to handle issues sensitively and .......
Commercial property is varied and throws up many issues. We have highlighted below some of the most common tasks we deal with:-
Rent Collection: Proactively managing the collection of rent to minimise arrears
Compliance: Asbestos, Electrical safety, Health and safety.
Repairs: Ensuring tenants maintain the fabric of the building
Alterations: Ensuring consent is obtained for works that enhance the building
Service charges: Budgeting and management
Works: We arrange for repairs and refurbishment works to be done
Assignment and Subletting: We manage the collection of information to establish the calibre of potential tenants and advise our clients of issue such as deposits & AGA agreements that are a part of the process.
Lease renewals and rent reviews
Formal Valuation: Some clients hold their properties in pension funds and accountancy purposes and we can help with the provision of these formal valuations
Informal Valuations: Clients sometimes need an informal desk top valuation which we can provide
If you wish to discuss the management of your property then please contact Angela Courtney BSc MRICS on 01727 843222 option 4 or email her on [email protected] Angela is an experienced Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer who will be pleased to discuss any requirements you may have, without obligation.
The commercial property market is again experiencing rental growth and many landlords are now finding it economic to implement rent reviews and lease renewals.
Therefore more transactions are taking place and both tenants and landlords need to employ trusted surveyors to make sure the process is done effectively.
Collinson Hall act for landlords and tenants in undertaking this specialised work. These settlements can have a substantial effect on the freehold value and the tenants business and so it is important that both sides employ professionals to handle this important work for them.
It is wise to have a trusted person look at the situation before deciding whether to proceed or not and rather than trying to handle it alone, or assume that no increase .......
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As at Apr 2016. The standard charge quoted on the Thameslink website is £3,320.00.
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