Case Studies — Building Consultancy

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Mercedes Benz, Taunton

Technical due diligence – Building Surveys and Reinstatement Cost Assessments. Building surveys of 14 car showrooms surveyed across the country as part of a portfolio of car showrooms acquired by an institutional investor.

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Travelodge, Chester

Technical Due Diligence – Development Monitoring. Development monitoring of a 168 bed hotel with retail accommodation at ground level on the edge of Chester city center. The property has now been converted to student accommodation.

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Care UK - Ipswich, Framlingham, Lowestoft, Haverhill and Mildenhall

Technical Due Diligence – Development Monitoring. Development monitoring of five 60 and 80 bed care homes in Suffolk on behalf of an institutional investor.

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Aligator Self Storage, Bristol

Technical Due Diligence – Building Survey, Dilapidations liability assessment, Reinstatement Cost Assessment. One of several self storage buildings surveyed as part of a portfolio including advice in respect of the likely dilapidations liability of the tenant and general cost advice for the more significnat repairs required to the building at the time of the survey.

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House of Fraser, Carlisle

Technical due diligence – Building Survey, Reinstatement Cost Assessment, cost advice in respect of repairs required and future alteration options. Building survey of the property which comprised six different buildings that had been amalgamated to form one large store in the center of Carlisle.

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Cannon Bridge House, London

Technical due diligence – Building Survey and assessment of potential service charge liabilities. A survey of two floors in the building along with the external fabric and common parts to assess the condition and potential service charge implications. Following an assessment of the cost of the repairs required to the building, a significant service charge saving was achieved.

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QPark, Sheffield

Technical Due Diligence – Building Surveys, planned maintenance schedule and associated costs. Building survey of this pre-cast concrete car park and the preparation of a planned maintenance schedule along with a schedule of repairs required as part of the sale and leaseback transaction. Monitoring of repairs and sign off on behalf of European investor.

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Odeon Cinema, Huddersfield

Technical due diligence – Building Survey and Reinstatement Cost Assessments. Building survey of a multi-screen cinema and ground floor retail units. The survey included a review of technical documents associated with the preparation of the site which had involved cutting into the land to the rear and installing various retaining structures.

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The Metal Centre, Wednesbury

Technical due diligence – Building Survey and Reinstatement Cost Assessment. Building Survey of a 250,000ft2 high bay warehouse and associated office accommodation and service yards plus a reinstatement cost assessment.

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Unilever House, 100 Victoria Embankment, London

Technical Due Diligence – Development Monitoring. Acted as development advisor to Unilever on the redevelopment of the Grade II listed Unilever House. The role included development monitoring, but also acting as Unilever’s technical advisor on all aspects of the scheme from inception through to completion.

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Clarence Street, Kingston-upon Thames

Technical Due Diligence – Building Surveys, Reinstatement Cost Assessment and Development Monitoring. Acquisition survey including vacant office accommodation above five retail units. Following acquisition, the upper floors were converted to student accommodation and we agreed the documentation for this work ensuring that the retail tenants were not affected and then monitored the works through to completion.