Welcome To Barber Wadlow
Niche property adviser to the automotive and fuel retailing sectors, with over 50 years of genuine market experience.
We deliver high quality advice tailored specifically to the individual client. Clients include operators, investors and lenders. We provide agency and professional services ranging from investment portfolio management through to acquisition / disposal, rent review and valuations for petrol filling stations, c-stores, motorway service areas, vehicle dealerships and roadside property.
Our coverage includes the UK, as well as Europe. We provide: strategic advice – enhancing value – reducing costs – through a proactive approach, we protect clients’ interests. For more information, or for a confidential discussion, please contact us below.
What We Do
Letting - EV Charging Hub Portfolio – Nationwide
Advised MFG on a lease transaction across six retail parks owned by LondonMetric REIT.
Investment Sale - Co-Op Forecourts/C-Stores, Hemel Hempstead & Roehampton Vale
Sale of two petrol filling station investments let to Co-Operative Foodstores Ltd on behalf of Harmsworth Poole Property Unit Trust.
Investment Sale - Applegreen Lower Earley Service Station, Reading
Sale of freehold investment let to Petrogas Group UK Ltd on 17-year unexpired lease.
Investment Acquisition - Portfolio of Five McDonald’s Drive-Thru’ Restaurants – Nationwide
Advised LondonMetric on the acquisition of five McDonald’s drive-thru’ restaurant investments let to McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd.
Acquisition - New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Bury St Edmunds
Advised MFG on acquisition of development site for new-to-industry petrol filling station.
Acquisition - Volvo Dealership, Bristol
Advised CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of a new Volvo dealership that was let to Volvo Car UK Ltd on new 20-year lease.
Sale - Bungalow Filling Station, Chorley
Advised independent retailer on the sale of a petrol forecourt and convenience store.
Sale - Green Road Service Station, Portsmouth
Advised Garner Group on sale of Esso forecourt and convenience store to independent retailer.
Identifying and securing properties and businesses and undertaking due diligence, whether a single property or multi-site portfolio.
- Corporate Consultancy
Due diligence and portfolio appraisals to assist strategic decisions, including business restructures and takeovers, as well as more general estate management concerns.
Advice to investors/developers, ranging from formulation of optimum schemes, establishing end user interest and legal aspects of development agreements.
Advising on optimum exit strategies and handling sale process, whether a corporate or real estate structured transaction.
- Dispute Resolution
If rent review negotiations break down, or any other property related dispute should arise, we provide a dispute resolution service.
- Expert Witness
Considerable experience in expert witness work in a whole variety of matters, from negligence claims through to rent review and lease renewal.
Advising investors in respect of asset management strategy to enhance value and appraisal of new opportunities. We also provide a comprehensive sale and leaseback advisory service for operators in both the fuel and vehicle retailing sectors.
- Lease Consultancy
In addition to our rent review service, we provide advice on all other tenancy matters including:
- Lease drafting
- Lease re-gearing and variations
- Surrender and renewal negotiations
- Exercising break options
- Rent Review
We negotiate rent reviews for landlords and tenants and have an excellent settlement record.
Professional and accurate valuation advice based upon genuine market experience, an essential requirement when dealing with specialist property types.
Barber Wadlow provide market updates to its clients and to sector media.Market Research