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Lease consultancy – Helping occupiers

Helping occupiers with Lease Consultancy My background was managing commercial property on behalf of landlords. Properties that I managed on behalf of clients were varied. These included shopping centres, High street town centre retail schemes, out of town retail, shopping parks, office buildings and industrial estates. My time was stretched and I never really [...]

Opinion: Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook stores

Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook John Hays is clearly a very bright man with a degree in Mathematics from Oxford and an MBA . It seems that Hays are also decent people and my opinion is that there has been a lot of  "thinking with the heart" as well as the head when coming to [...]

By |2019-12-02T15:18:03+00:00October 9th, 2019|Acquisitions|Comments Off on Opinion: Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook stores

Commercial Property For Rent – 10 Key points

Are you looking for commercial property for rent? Here are 10 points to remember when considering taking a lease. Leasing agents act on behalf of Landlords. Find out all costs before making an offer. Initial costs, running costs and exit costs. Try and mitigate all costs in lease negotiations. Research the local market. Have more than one [...]

By |2019-12-02T15:22:22+00:00September 10th, 2019|Acquisitions, Bath office rent review, Bath Offices for Lease, bristol, business lease|Comments Off on Commercial Property For Rent – 10 Key points

Start up Business – Office Lease

Start up business taking an office lease. This firm recently advised a small start up business, a tech company, located in cool tenant friendly incubator serviced offices. We were instructed following advice of their law firm who suggested we assist them as they were thinking about moving out of their serviced offices and taking a new lease [...]

By |2018-01-19T13:15:11+00:00January 19th, 2018|Acquisitions, bristol, business lease, office service charges, Service Charges|Comments Off on Start up Business – Office Lease

High value office deals

High Value Office deals McNeil Commercial have successfully represented a large number of occupiers in high value office deals over the last few years. Why do law firms, professional firms and technology companies use us to represent them? Here are the top 5 reasons our research has found. High powered businesses take professional commercial property advice. Time [...]

By |2018-02-24T15:49:01+00:00December 11th, 2017|Acquisitions, business lease, Governments, International|Comments Off on High value office deals

Can’t find a Bristol office due to lack of availability?

What does lack of office availability mean for a businesses trying to find a Bristol Office? You may have seen reports from the large national corporate property consultancy firms saying office availability in Bristol is running out or in short supply as we enter the 3rd quarter of 2017. This firm is currently acting for [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:15:08+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Acquisitions, bristol, business lease|Comments Off on Can’t find a Bristol office due to lack of availability?

Top Tips from Bath Commercial Property Agents

Bath Commercial Property. Thinking about opening a shop or office in Bath? Bath commercial property agents have letting boards in the window and act for the landlord to get the best deal possible for their client. So you need to be prepared: Abbey Church Yard in Beautiful Georgian Bath Include all costs in [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:06:24+01:00October 2nd, 2017|Acquisitions, business lease|Comments Off on Top Tips from Bath Commercial Property Agents

Commercial Property Consultants – Property search and lease negotiation

Should you use a firm of commercial property consultants to help you in your property search and lease negotiation? Imagine as a director of a company (finance director, managing director or other)  you have been tasked with searching for and negotiating terms on a new office. You have to find the right office negotiate a commercial deal [...]

By |2017-12-14T14:44:16+00:00September 20th, 2017|Acquisitions|Comments Off on Commercial Property Consultants – Property search and lease negotiation

Property Management – Ready to Let?

Property Management Basics: Commercial Property Management - Is your space ready to let? To have the best chance of leasing your clients vacant commercial property it is important to get the basics right. At a minimum prospective tenants require the following : Copy of the EPC, periodic electrical test reports, asbestos report/management plan, legionella/water testing. [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:30:59+01:00June 29th, 2017|Acquisitions, Bath Offices for Lease, bristol, business lease|Comments Off on Property Management – Ready to Let?

10 common mistakes when negotiating a business lease

Here are 10 common mistakes to avoid when negotiating a business lease. Talking about the rent and lease length before dealing with all of the points below. Not inspecting the premises before talking about terms. Not fully considering all initial leasehold acquisition costs. Not considering all occupancy/ running costs and mitigating those in lease negotiations. Not [...]

By |2018-02-24T09:20:13+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Acquisitions, business lease|Comments Off on 10 common mistakes when negotiating a business lease

Commercial property – How to search.

Looking for a commercial property and don't know where to start? Search the internet for property listings in your desired location. Search www.ricsfirms.com to find local agents in your target area. Speak to and email local agents about your requirement. Keep in touch with (but don't hassle) landlords agents. Make yourself credible to landlords by being prepared [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:26:56+01:00January 26th, 2017|Acquisitions, Bath Offices for Lease, bristol, business lease|Comments Off on Commercial property – How to search.