Services

In depth professional services

Office Agency For Landlords & Tenants

  • Acquisitions & Lettings
  • Assignments & Sales
  • Rent Reviews and Lease Renewals
  • Occupational property search on behalf of National and International clients
  • UK coverage with London/SE emphasis
  • Experienced Marketing team

Commercial Property Development

All aspects of commercial property development to include:

  • Site acquisition or assembly
  • Financial appraisal
  • Finance
  • Design input

Commercial Property Investments

Sale and purchase of commercial property investments for :

  • Institutional Investors
  • Property Companies
  • Private Clients

Commercial Property Management

Management of commercial property to include:

  • Collection of rents
  • Maintenance & repairs
  • Supervision of Tenancies
  • Operation of service charges
  • Insurance

Rent Review and Lease Renewals

In the life of a property, rent reviews and lease renewals are infrequent occurrences so have considerable importance to both landlords seeking to maximise income and tenants seeking to minimise outgoings. Client objectives are best achieved by professional representation that is able to combine the attributes of detailed knowledge of the market with a high level expertise in Landlord and Tenant law and practice.

CFK LLP specialises in the central London office market both in letting space or acquiring for business occupiers and through these services have a comprehensive knowledge of office rental values and transaction data base. This knowledge is vital in the process of rent review or lease renewal negotiations.

However, market knowledge is not in itself enough. Rent reviews can be complex. Lease terms and rent review provisions have to be understood and interpreted having regard to legislation and case law. Disputes are often referred to arbitration and experience in the conduct of these proceedings is paramount. CFK LLP is able to offer this level of expertise to Clients seeking advice upon these issues.

Sometimes at rent review or lease renewal opportunities arise where there may be opportunities to restructure terms for the mutual benefit of the parties. CFK LLP place considerable importance in identifying such situations and are experienced in achieving the best solutions for their clients.

Judy Oliver MRICS and Ramsay Mason FRICS are CFK LLP’s landlord and tenant specialists:

Ramsay Mason is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is CFK LLP’s senior professional consultant specialising in landlord & tenant advice including rent reviews, lease renewals and arbitration upon a range of property including offices, shops and industrial premises. In recent years he has dealt with a number of important rent reviews in the central London area. He is one of the leading experts upon the valuation and appraisal of commercial property including complex development appraisal and property investment advice.

Judy Oliver is a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was, for 15 years, an Agency Broker at CFK LLP dealing with transactions in respect of both lettings and acquisitions of offices. Following this she decided to build on this valuable market experience by specialising in Landlord and Tenant work, specifically Rent Reviews and Lease Renewals on office space in Central London. She has an ongoing programme of such work on behalf of both investors and occupiers and is proficient in representing clients in either the arbitration or independent expert dispute process.

 

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