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.

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What We Do

  • Roadside

    Roadside

  • Fuel Retailing

    Fuel Retailing

  • Automotive Retail

    Automotive Retail

What We Do

Highlights

  • Mazda Dealership, Imperial Way, Croydon

    2019

    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.

  • Chicklade Services, A303, Wiltshire

    2019

    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.

  • Co-Op Petrol Filling Station & C-Store, Ilkeston

    2019

    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.

  • Applegreen/Subway/Londis Petrol Filling Station, Braintree, Essex

    2019

    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.

  • BP Petrol Filling Station, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich

    2019

    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.

  • BP/M&S Petrol Filling Station, Ely, Cambridgeshire

    2019

    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.

  • BP/M&S Petrol Filling Station, Littleport, Cambridgeshire

    2019

    Rent Review - BP/M&S Petrol Filling Station, Littleport, Cambridgeshire

    Rent review on behalf of landlord of BP/M&S petrol filling station.

  • Jemca Toyota, London

    2019

    Rent Review & Lease Re-Gear - Jemca Toyota, London

    Advising investor client in respect of rent review and subsequent lease re-gear.

Highlights

Our Services

  • Acquisition

    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.

  • Development

    Advice to investors/developers, ranging from formulation of optimum schemes, establishing end user interest and legal aspects of development agreements.

  • Disposal

    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.

  • Investment

    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.

  • Valuation

    Professional and accurate valuation advice based upon genuine market experience, an essential requirement when dealing with specialist property types.

Market Research

Barber Wadlow provide market updates to its clients and to sector media.

Market Research
  • 2018 Forecourt Property Market Update
  • 2017 Forecourt Property Market Update