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
Investment Sale - Mazda Dealership, Imperial Way, Croydon
Advised CBRE Global Investors on sale of freehold interest of Mazda dealership let to Drift Bridge Garage with circa 5 years unexpired. Price achieved equated to 5.40% NIY.
Investment Sale - Chicklade Services, A303, Wiltshire
Advised private propco on sale of freehold interest of petrol filling station with Spar shop let to Tajatad Properties with circa 9 years unexpired. Price achieved equated to 4.59% NIY.
Acquisition - Co-Op Petrol Filling Station & C-Store, Ilkeston
Advised DVS on acquisition of freehold investment of Co-Op foodstore and petrol filling station let to Co-Operative Group Food Limited from October 2017. Price equated to 5.55% NIY.
Investment Sale - Applegreen/Subway/Londis Petrol Filling Station, Braintree, Essex
Advised private propco on sale of freehold interest let to Petrogas Group UK Limited from March 2019. Price achieved equated to 5.89% NIY.
Rent Review - BP Petrol Filling Station, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich
Rent review of BP petrol filling station on behalf of investor client, securing an 18% increase.
Rent Review - BP/M&S Petrol Filling Station, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Rent review on behalf of landlord of BP/M&S petrol filling station, securing a circa 11% increase.
Rent Review - BP/M&S Petrol Filling Station, Littleport, Cambridgeshire
Rent review on behalf of landlord of BP/M&S petrol filling station.
Rent Review & Lease Re-Gear - Jemca Toyota, London
Advising investor client in respect of rent review and subsequent lease re-gear.
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.
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