The Sherrards Blog: commercial property

Landlord’s Development v Quiet Enjoyment

23rd February 2017

In what is proving to be a competitive market for commercial landlords, many are looking for different options to maximise the revenue from their investments by undertaking works to all or part of a tenant occupied building. This gives Landlords the opportunity to increase their yields by exploring potential developments …

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Landlord’s Development v Quiet Enjoyment

China Daily Article “Investors from China gamble on London’s real estate” featuring Sherrards

17th February 2017

Sherrards contribute to property and real estate article produced by China Daily which suggests that the Chinese have overtaken the Americans in terms of foreign investment into London’s Commercial property scene. View China Daily article, featuring Sherrards’ Laurel Zhang   Share

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China Daily Article  “Investors from China gamble on London’s real estate” featuring Sherrards

Breaking Bad Leases – the latest pitfalls in exercising break clauses

24th November 2016

With the dust having firmly settled and break clauses tweaked following last year’s landmark case of Marks & Spencer plc v BNP Paribas, where it was deemed that rent paid in advance before a break date would not have to be refunded for the post break period unless the lease …

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Breaking Bad Leases – the latest pitfalls in exercising break clauses

How to get bankers to say ‘yes’ to your real estate funding request

12th February 2016

Our latest REAL (Real Estate Around London) in association with WMT accountants and LSH welcomed guest speaker John Gillen, Director of Natwest Real Estate Finance. REAL (Real Estate Around London) is a commercial property networking seminar aimed at professionals in the Herts, Beds and Bucks area and offers a forum for …

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How to get bankers to say ‘yes’ to your real estate funding request
Property, Retail | , , , | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

Welcoming Charles Hodder to Sherrards

4th December 2015

Sherrards’ would like to announce the recent appointment of Charles Hodder, joining us in our London office as a Commercial Property Partner, following a move to the West End. Charles has worked in commercial property for over 20 years and brings a great deal of experience to the firm and …

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Welcoming Charles Hodder to Sherrards
Property | | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

Raising a glass to Snug Bar’s success

23rd April 2015

It’s always a pleasure to tell a story about the success of one of our commercial property clients, and it has been a particular delight to see the Snug Bar grow and grow. It all started back in 2005 when Snug owner operators Giles Fry and Ashley Moore set out …

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Raising a glass to Snug Bar’s success
Property | | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

Public sector must be more commercial

22nd April 2015

We were delighted to welcome David Lloyd, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire to our REAL property seminar yesterday at Beale’s Hotel in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.  ‘How does this relate to property?’ I hear you ask.  In a nutshell: the County Council’s huge landholdings and their desire to collaborate even more …

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Public sector must be more commercial
Property | , | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

The London Office Space Problem

16th July 2014

In June 2014 it was announced that London’s West End had retained its title as the world’s most expensive location for office space for a second consecutive year. Occupational costs per square foot in the London submarket were 14% higher than the next most expensive, Hong Kong. As the economy recovers, the …

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The London Office Space Problem
Property | , | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

Sun, fun, and sweaty retail solicitors – watch the video of the 2014 Elifar Challenge

14th July 2014

A fine collection of athletes from Sherrards’ retail, litigation and commercial property teams took part in a day of rigorous physical and mental challenges at the recent Elifar Challenge, along with 19 other teams from across the retail sector.  See the official video below! On a hot June day, lawyers, architects, asset …

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Sun, fun, and sweaty retail solicitors – watch the video of the 2014 Elifar Challenge
Property, Retail | , , | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

REAL event brings Herts, Beds & Bucks property professionals together

8th April 2014

The second meeting of the REAL (Real Estate Around London) seminar and networking event took place recently in St Albans, Hertfordshire at The Noke (Thistle Hotel) in St Albans, Hertfordshire. REAL is aimed at commercial property professionals in the Northern Home Counties (Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire), and offers an informal …

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