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Redeveloping commercial property around your tenant

Redeveloping commercial property around your tenant

Our commercial property solicitors outline the considerations when redeveloping commercial property around your tenant. Redeveloping parts of a building in your portfolio, to create a more flexible layout or perhaps add additional floors, can be a good way to enhance...
Commercial property, green space, and The Queen’s Green Canopy

Commercial property, green space, and The Queen’s Green Canopy

From individual landowners to corporate developers, everyone is being encouraged to play their part in enhancing our environment by planting trees for The Queen’s Green Canopy, an initiative to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. Growing awareness of the role...
Restrictive covenants and development sites

Restrictive covenants and development sites

Even the most promising development can be knocked off course if the land is subject to a restrictive covenant.  Restrictions of this sort can prevent land being built on or being used for specific purposes for many years, even if the development has planning...
Renewing or extending your commercial lease

Renewing or extending your commercial lease

When a commercial lease is due to end, both landlord and tenant will consider their business plans to decide whether they want to put a new or extended lease in place.  Many business tenants have an automatic statutory right to ask for a new lease when their existing...
Buying an asset-based business – what to look out for?

Buying an asset-based business – what to look out for?

If you are contemplating buying another business, then you will have been suitably impressed with the sale particulars.  But these do not tell the whole story and when you decide to acquire the assets of a business you will want to satisfy yourself that you can...
Renewing or extending your commercial lease

Mandatory arbitration process unveiled for commercial rent arrears

The government has unveiled its long-awaited plans for arbitration to handle pandemic-related commercial rent arrears, with a code of conduct that effectively sets the standard for the draft legislation, which is expected to follow through next year. To protect...