The High Street Retail Lease Consultancy team advise occupier clients on all aspects of tenant work including rent reviews, lease renewals, lease restructuring, preparation of third party submissions and counter submissions and preparation of expert witness statements for court.
Our objective is to arrive at rents that accurately reflect prevailing market conditions. Our lease consultancy surveyors work exceptionally closely with our agency surveyors, adopting a practical market-led approach to valuation, ensuring that our clients never pay more than they should.
how you benefit
The lease consultancy team work closely with the retail agency team who provide invaluable insight into current and future levels of demand and advice as to how retailers are performing.
Our retail planning and development teams provide input on relevant planning issues and current and proposed development activity.
Our retail research team provides input on current and future retail trends. We also have access to a comprehensive property database, containing rental history information and current details and requirements. We accurately assess the quantum of rent and lease terms that could be obtained in the market on a practical, as opposed to theoretical basis. Meaning we obtain prompt results for clients on lease terms and at rental levels that not only align with the market, but also with the current and future business needs of our clients.
• CBRE’s 2017 Outlook report provides a comprehensive overview of the key trends affecting UK property markets in 2017. Alongside core sections covering the economic, political and investment outlook there is coverage of every major investment and occupier sector.
• There is an improved global economic outlook, but inflation is now a more significant risk than previously. There is less concern about emerging markets.
• UK GDP growth is expected to slow to 1.4% in 2017 due mainly to Brexit-related uncertainty and a tighter labour market.
• The Brexit process will mean a very uncertain 2017, with some volatility in markets expected even if the underlying economy is performing well – not least when Article 50 is served.
• 2016 investment volumes likely to be 30% down on a very strong 2015, with 2017 slightly weaker than 2016.