Neal Craven

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 63

Neal Craven

8:39 AM, 21st April 2017, About 5 years ago

How do I rent an industrial warehouse?

Not sure i understand the question.

If the landlord wants to let

Uses classes are here

Why would it be a sub-letting?

Subletting WITH CONSENT may not be an issue with commercial... Read More

Neal Craven

6:56 AM, 7th March 2017, About 5 years ago

Legislation says commercial properties need an EPC - here's why

We have been making comments on valuation reports for some time, one of our clients recently withdrew from a purchase because of our comments on MEES. We include it in our marketing advice. We have also reviewed all the EPC's on our management portfolio and are commissioning improvements. I'm sure we are not alone.... Read More

Neal Craven

20:41 PM, 6th March 2017, About 5 years ago

20 year commercial tenant with no fixed term lease?

You are more than likely protected by the 54 Act, it's unlikely to be mentioned in the lease unless you had 'contracted out' i.e. Waived your rights which at that time would probably have required a court order. Assuming you are protected your agreement will continue until you or the landlord serves notice. If you want a new lease and can't agree terms the ultimate sanction is the court can decide the terms including market rent. The terms, including the lease length, will normally be based on your old lease, I think the maximum term the court can grant is14 years but would need to check. You should seek advice from a surveyor with the relevant experience (probably a member of RICS). You can trigger the renewal or wait for the landlord to do it, if it's the landlord he will need to give you between 6 and 12 months notice. You can contact me if you want to chat it over.... Read More

Neal Craven

4:41 AM, 6th March 2017, About 5 years ago