Building Surveying and Dilapidations

Our exceptional team of Consultant Chartered Building Surveyors supports landlords, tenants and developers on building surveying and building dilapidations across Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Sussex and the South West M25 region.

How we help

Our comprehensive range of commercial property survey services covers the entire life of the property, from the pre-acquisition stage, during the lifespan of the property or at the end of the occupation.

Commercial building surveys

Whether you are a landlord, tenant or a freeholder of a commercial property, we can help. We will advise whether a property is in a good condition, or likely to require significant maintenance and investment over what time period. To do this, a clear understanding of the condition and state of the property is required and our experienced Building Surveyors will perform relevant investigations and assessments in a timely and efficient way. Our aim is to provide clear, concise and relevant information on the condition of your property.

We will report on the condition of the property and outline any maintenance requirements. We also advise you on solutions.

Why are Building Surveys or Condition Surveys important ?

A Building Survey or Condition Survey assists in determining the viability of a property acquisition or investment. In some cases the survey documentation can be attached to new property leases to offset and perhaps limit future repairing liabilities or dilapidation claims.

Ask to speak to one of our specialist Chartered Building Surveyors to find out more about your Survey and Condition Schedules and how we can help you.

Property dilapidation

The majority of commercial property leases require that the property is returned back to the landlord, by the tenant, in good order and repair. The obligations and standards placed on a tenant to maintain a property during the course of a commercial lease can vary widely.

All leases are different and need to be closely scrutinised and checked by a commercial property expert. A Dilapidations Assessment shows the scope of the repairs required to ensure compliance with lease covenants.

A Terminal Dilapidations Schedule and Quantified Claim for Damages are specialist schedules that are carried out after a lease has expired. These are also useful as a Repair Notice where there is concern from the landlord that a tenant is in breach of the repairing or lease obligations.

Our Chartered Building Surveyors are highly experienced, operating across diverse requirements and assessing property dilapidations claims to realistic standards. Our extensive experience enables us to act efficiently and give detailed advice to either the landlord or tenant.

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Helen Hill – Solve Planning Ltd

We have developed excellent working relationships with Nick and the team over the last 20 years.  They provide excellent advice and are very knowledgeable of the market.

Lewis Trevellyan – Trevellyan Developments Ltd

Huge thanks to David Bowen for his unwavering commitment to the Henley Business Park scheme from the outset ensuring a highly successful and profitable development.

Nick Kay – Development Director, St Modwen PLC

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