Why choose us?
Whether seeking to review the management obligations of your landlord or investigate the requirements associated with subleasing excess space, our multi-disciplined team provide a comprehensive range of services to support you. Working closely with other occupier focused consultants within Knight Frank, we provide tailored solutions that improve occupational efficiencies, protect your brand image and reduce operating costs.
As a multi-discipline firm, we are able to call upon complementary services from our Sustainability, Business Rates and Building Consultancy teams to deliver a holistic service to our occupier Clients.
Our dedicated teams of surveyors, accountants and facilities managers provide a complete range of management and consultancy services to clients including Clintons, The Metropolitan Police and DLA Piper.
Accounting & treasury facilities
Managing all property related payment and collection of monies due, providing full 24/7 reporting via our web-based software. We currently process the payment of over 12,000 invoices every year with a value in excess of £78 Million.
Lease cost audit
Reviewing leases, sinking funds and service charges to ensure historical and on-going accuracy and to recover erroneous payments made to landlords, as well as ensuring comprehensive recovery from sub-tenants.
Service charge audit
Ensuring that service charges are administered in accordance with RICS best practice and acting on your behalf should any disputes arise as a result of our investigations.
Benchmarking service charge & insurance costs
Ensuring that you are getting best value for money from the services delivered by your landlord.
Advising on on-going leasehold repair and redecoration responsibilities; we will also liaise with your landlords on your behalf should they not observe their own obligations.
Planned preventative maintenance
Advising on planned, preventative maintenance regimes as an alternative to dilapidation negotiations. We also provide consultancy on pre-lease agreements, to ensure that the service charge and repairing clauses within the lease and the associated apportionment of costs is “fair and reasonable” and reflects your occupation in a multi-let environment.
Advising on your responsibilities as a ‘reluctant landlord’; managing lease negotiations and administration, providing day-to-day contact to sub-tenants and overseeing service charge accounting.