SBM

Acquisitions

Acquisitions

SBM has more than 20 years experience in handling acquisition requirements with detailed knowledge about the most cost-effective and efficient processes.

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.

Identifying requirements

ONE

Identifying requirements

Scope out size, usage, location, tenure, hours of operation, facilities, utilities and specification.

Search

TWO

Search

Produce realistic acquisition possibilities without unnecessarily alerting the market.

Shortlisting

THREE

Shortlisting

Identify the strongest acquisition targets.

Inspections

FOUR

Inspections

Initial property inspections with clients of strongest acquisition targets.

Decisions

FIVE

Decisions

Reporting to the board / management team for the start of the decision making process.

Negotiations

SIX

Negotiations

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.

Designing of heads of terms

SEVEN

Designing of heads of terms

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.

Due diligence

EIGHT

Due diligence

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.

Continual communication

NINE

Continual communication

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.

Completion

TEN

Completion

On completion of the property acquisition, we have a happy client, ready to embark on an exciting new future.

Robyn Richards

"Our client accepted our recommendation to relocate their logistics operation simultaneously rather than sequentially to reduce risk. On the day of completion they signed a contract with a customer enabling conversion of risk into profit."

Robyn Richards

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