Leaseholder Surveys

A Leaseholder Survey is designed to provide carefully targeted information about a property which might affect a leaseholder’s occupation. Leaseholder Surveys are not as detailed as full commercial building surveys, making them more affordable and more useful to leaseholder tenants.

 

Leaseholder Surveys

A Leaseholder Survey is designed to provide carefully targeted information about a property which might affect a leaseholder’s occupation. Leaseholder Surveys are not as detailed as full commercial building surveys, making them more affordable and more useful to leaseholder tenants.

 

What is a Leaseholder Survey?

A Leaseholder Survey is only available from Harrison Clarke, who created this report to meet demand from leaseholder tenants who found a full commercial building survey did not quite meet their needs and was too expensive. While this type of survey provides a lot of information, it removes some of the perceived ‘fluff’ from a full commercial building survey by only detailing the ‘bad’ bits about a building (rather than describing everything in detail) and in doing so allows us to deliver it for a significantly lower fee.

In addition, it goes into some detail about the dilapidations process, including potential lease end costs. It also provides strategies on how to mitigate the risk of a lease end dilapidations claim.

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Key features you should know about Leaseholder Surveys

The average lease length has significantly diminished in recent years. As such, when taking premises on a leasehold basis, tenants are usually only concerned about how the building will perform for the next 5-10 years. This type of survey is best suited for leasehold occupiers who need some advice on the condition of their building, and want to understand the costs involved in operating a leased building.

This report is unique to Harrison Clarke, and aims to offer key points relating to any building issues (and costs) which might affect their occupation, as well as some commentary on potential lease end costs. This report will provide information on costs involved in altering and repairing a property, as well as providing mitigation strategies to safeguard against lease end dilapidations claims.

Typically, the cost of commissioning a Leaseholder Survey is around a third or a half of commissioning a full building survey and a dilapidations liability report separately. It is a must-have for lessees, particularly those taking a commercial lease for the first time. It will give lessees the confidence of knowing exactly what they are signing up to, avoiding expensive surprises which might arise several years on from signing the lease.

The average lease length has significantly diminished in recent years. As such, when taking premises on a leasehold basis, tenants are usually only concerned about how the building will perform for the next 5-10 years. This type of survey is best suited for leasehold occupiers who need some advice on the condition of their building, and want to understand the costs involved in operating a leased building.

This report is unique to Harrison Clarke, and aims to offer key points relating to any building issues (and costs) which might affect their occupation, as well as some commentary on potential lease end costs. This report will provide information on costs involved in altering and repairing a property, as well as providing mitigation strategies to safeguard against lease end dilapidations claims.

Typically, the cost of commissioning a Leaseholder Survey is around a third or a half of commissioning a full building survey and a dilapidations liability report separately. It is a must-have for lessees, particularly those taking a commercial lease for the first time. It will give lessees the confidence of knowing exactly what they are signing up to, avoiding expensive surprises which might arise several years on from signing the lease.

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