Find a commercial property for your business
terms and conditions
The majority of our prospective purchasers and tenants retain us to search and acquire a commercial space for them.
With many years of commercial property experience, strategic partnerships and professional contacts, our commercial estate agents have acted successfully for a vast range of clients from start-up businesses, to retail chains, to blue chip Plc’s.
Regardless of client or sector, the same ethos is taken; ensuring we source the best premises at best price, with expert advice that takes the stress, strain and time, out of your property search.
The Search Process
Our databases cover approximately 4,000 commercial properties in the London area and our commercial property advisors will search the market for property to suit your requirements.
If requested we will prepare acustomised report containing commercial properties relevant to your requirements with comparable evidence where applicable, and assist you in deciding which properties should be viewed.
We will arrange and accompany viewings of selected properties.
We will advise on Planning Issues and Building Regulations, where relevant.
The Negotiating Process
We will meet with you and advise as to current commercial property market conditions and suggested negotiating tactics.
We will check measurements ‘on-site’ and verify the vendors/lessors’ agents property details, advising accordingly.
We will submit offers on your behalf (subject to contract) and negotiate for you where applicable, paying special attention to the terms of modern commercial leases, such as rental levels, tenant incentives (i.e. rent-free periods etc), drafting of rent review clauses, service, Dilapidations responsibilities, charge provisions.
We will draw up comprehensive Heads of Terms, subject to a contract covering an agreed transaction.
We will instruct solicitors on your behalf and monitor the legal process through to exchange and completion.
Negotiating a Lease or Contract to Lease
In the event of you, your company or your associates entering into a lease or contract on any property introduced to you by Hurford Salvi Carr you will be liable to pay Hurford Salvi Carr’s fees. Please contact us for further information on our fee structure.
Acquisition of Freehold or Long Leasehold
In the event of you, your company or your associates entering into a contract to purchase any property introduced to you by Hurford Salvi Carr you will be liable to pay Hurford Salvi Carr’s fees. Please contact us for further information on our fee structure.
1. Provision of services
All acquisition services are by arrangement with the client and may refer to a selection only of the services described. The provision of any of these services is by arrangement with the client and may vary according to the circumstances. Hurford Salvi Carr’s fees are based on the effective introduction of a given property and the absence of any of specific service referred to under the description of acquisition services does not prejudice any claim for fees by Hurford Salvi Carr.
2. Conflict of interests
Hurford Salvi Carr will disclose any conflict of interest that may arise at the earliest opportunity. If Hurford Salvi Carr discover that they are employed as letting/selling agents by the owner of a property then in such circumstances and as a matter of company policy we will declare our interest, act for the owner of the property and will not look to you for fees, notwithstanding any implied agreement under the terms of these acquisition services. If a retainer has been paid this will be refunded in full.
3. Client identification
Hurford Salvi Carr is required by law to comply with anti-money laundering legislation, and specifically to know and identify their client. That being the case clients will be obliged to provide copies of photo identification duly certified and proof of address. In the case of corporate clients who are not publicly quoted companies, photo identification and proof of address will be required from two main board directors of the client company.