Timing is critical to a successful property acquisition and clients are best placed to approach the process equipped with comprehensive intelligence.
We carry out a deep dive into the detail to help clients identify what they want and understand what property is available, often opening their eyes to potential new opportunities.
Our role is to define, research, negotiate and deliver a property to meet current and future needs.
Success with acquisitions lies initially in the timing. Property savvy clients will always approach an acquisition very early in the thinking process.
Scope out size, usage, location, tenure, hours of operation, facilities, utilities and specification.
Reporting to the board / management team for the start of the decision making process.
Our experienced negotiators begin talks with landlords, landlords’ agents and other third parties to ensure the best client outcomes and advise on appropriate course of action.
Negotiating and designing appropriate Heads of Terms is absolutely vital for a successful property acquisition.
We advise clients to focus on this important professional process so there is clear understanding on all elements of the commercial agreement to ensure completion and avoid unnecessary delays and additional legal intervention.
We liaise with third party professionals such as surveyors to oversee and resolve a wide range of due diligence requirements. We project manage technical requirements such as building condition reports and specialist surveys for electrical, floor loading, environmental and ecological specifications. We manage local authority compliance requirements.
SBM plays a pivotal role in co-ordinating all parties during the completion process. A core part of our service is to ensure there continuing communication among all stakeholders. We provide the support and expertise to successfully manage this process to deliver successful outcomes.