Acquisitions & Disposals

Successful acquisition and disposal of property is a vital factor to protect the performance, assets and future stability of businesses while maximising return on property investments.

FEL’s clients benefit from the skill and knowledge throughout the process:

Acquisition

  • Initial strategic advice
  • Site searching
  • Negotiation and contract
  • Acquisition
  • Fitting out
  • Completion of projects

Disposal

  • Sale of leasehold/freehold properties
  • Disposal for owner occupation, investment or redevelopment
  • Change of use to maximise return
  • Commercial and sub-letting
  • Tenant selection
We establish your requirement. This may involve reviewing your business plan; projected staff numbers; working practices; occupational densities; office specification; location; cost/budget. Tax and accountancy issues will also be considered and strategic acquisition advice. We can advise you on the requirements of both freehold and leasehold property relative to a client’s particular needs and circumstances.   Through our expert knowledge of the market, known contacts and technical research, we conduct thorough property searches. We negotiate and obtain the most beneficial terms for your organisation. If leasehold, we will ensure that the correct weight is given to important issues such as lease length, repairing liability, rent review provisions and alienation (how you can get out of the lease – can you break it, sublet or assign. We will continue to be involved and liaise closely with your solicitors as the lease is documented, and ensure that this process does not become more elongated than necessary.
We quickly and efficiently dispose of property assets to maximise income or capital returns including:  
  • Sale of freehold or leasehold commercial property for owner occupation, investment or redevelopment
  • Assessment and implementation of strategies to maximise value where a property has an alternative value on development prospects – instances may include obtaining planning consent for a change of use or obtaining consent for a redevelopment
  • Letting of all types of commercial property, including advice on favorable lease terms, tailored to individual requirements
  • Subletting and assignment of vacant/surplus leased accommodation and advice on occupational leases
  • Advice on tenant selection ensuring that prospective tenants are suitable

Want to know more about our acquisitions and property disposal services.

Don’t hesitate to contact us today.