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Lettings / Sales

Whether you are selling or letting your property we have the expertise and experience to achieve the best outcome. If you are searching for new premises we are in a strong position to identify, assess and negotiate on your behalf.


Acquisitions

A major part of the practice is helping companies to find and negotiate the acquisition of new premises.  We are actively engaged in the acquisition of commercial property to suit occupiers requirements. We co-ordinate the search and investigation on behalf of clients in order to secure premises which best meets their needs, liaising closely with them at all times and with their other professional and legal advisors.

Examples include:  

  • Stevens & Bolton LLP lawyers, 46,000 sq ft
  • Charles Russell Speechlys lawyers, 33,000 sq ft
  • Allianz Insurance, 15,000 sq ft
  • Virgin Atlantic, 250,000 sq ft
  • Surrey Satellite Technology, in excess of 70,000 sq ft

Rent Reviews

The process of rent reviews can be complex but our thorough understanding of leases and market forces means that if you appoint us we can guide you through the process and help you to achieve a successful outcome.


Lease Renewals

Many business tenancies are protected by the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. Knowledge of the Act and the timetable for dealing with statutory lease renewals under Part 56 of the Civil Procedure Rules is important to avoid the potential pitfalls. For advice please contact us.


Valuations

Our market knowledge and direct involvement in commercial agency enables us to provide informed valuations. Most of our reports are for purchase, probate, pension fund, taxation and accounts purposes.


Investment

Kingstons has a strong network of active investors in the commercial property investment market. We have market knowledge of rents and yields enabling our clients to make informed decisions prior to acquisition or disposal.


Residential Development

Kingstons have been involved in various residential sites.  Here are a few examples:

Swallow Tiles, Cranleigh - sale of original employment site, advised on planning for residential potential and then eventually sold the site to Linden Homes for 58 houses.

Basketworks, Sydenham Road, Guildford - advice on planning of a commercial building leading to consent for 9 apartments and 3 houses.  All developed and sold by our client.

Catteshall Lane, Godalming - negotiated Planning Consent and subsequent sale of an 8.9-acre industrial land site to a major house developer for 147 dwellings.

Wrecclesham, Farnham - Involved in the sale of an industrial site to Kirkby Homes.

Bury Fields House, Guildford - acquired a commercial building for change of use to residential with 28 flats.

Farnham Road, Guildford - acquisition of site for Vanderbilt Homes for 14 two-bedroom flats.

Alfold, Cranleigh - introduced land to housebuilder for 72 homes.

City View Place, Sydenham Road, Guildford - sold for change of use from office to 9 residential apartments.

Chain House, Brighton Road, Godalming - acquisition of site for Shanly Homes.