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
Rent Review & Lease Re-Gear - Jemca Toyota, London
Advising investor client in respect of rent review and subsequent lease re-gear.
Acquisition - Volvo & Nissan Dealerships, Reading
Advising investor client on the acquisition of freehold investment of Volvo and Nissan dealerships let to Motorline and Volvo Car UK Limited.
Lease Renewal - Co-Op Petrol Filling Station, Romsey
Advising Southern Co-Operative in respect of renewal of their lease and licence for alterations.
Sale - Former Filling Station, Loughborough
Advised Motor Fuel Group on sale of former petrol filling station to hand car wash operator.
Lease Surrender & Re-Letting - Former Honda Dealership, Bristol
Provided lease surrender advice to investor client and subsequently re-letting to tenant, Imperial Cars.
Rent Review - Mazda Dealership, Croydon
Rent review on behalf of landlord, CBRE Global Investors, of Mazda dealership in Croydon.
Letting - Rothwell Truckstop, Nr. Kettering
New 25-year lease to Welcome Break Services, with five-yearly RPI-linked rent reviews for a new-to-industry 220-bay truckstop with HGV forecourt on the A14 in Northamptonshire.
Rent Review & Lease Re-Gear - Rontec Filling Station, Hinckley
Advised landlord on rent review and subsequent re-gear of lease of petrol filling station let to Rontec.
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