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
Sale - Ulceby Truckstop, Immingham
Advised J.R. Rix & Son on sale of 85-bay truckstop and HGV forecourt business. Purchaser – Mabanaft Ltd.
Sale - Toyota Dealership, Aylesbury
Advised CBRE Global Investors on sale of freehold Toyota dealership investment let to Steven Eagell Ltd.
Rent Review - The Buck Service Station, Andover
Advised landlord on rent review of petrol filling station let to BP Oil UK Limited, achieving 18% rent increase.
Sale - Roundswell Service Station, A39, Barnstaple
Advised independent retailer on sale of freehold forecourt with c-store located on the A39, a major transient route.
Sale - BP/M&S Forecourt & C-Store, Redditch, Worcestershire
Advised private investor on sale of freehold forecourt/c-store let to BP Oil UK Ltd on 15-year unexpired lease. Price achieved equated to 4.65% NIY.
Rent Review - Co-Op Petrol Filling Station, Gosforth
Advised landlord on rent review of petrol filling station let to Co-Operative Group, achieving 26% rent increase.
Rent Review - London Road Service Station, Leicester
Advised landlord on rent review of petrol filling station let to Shell UK Limited, achieving 13% rent increase.
Rent Review - Bourne End Service Station, Hemel Hempstead
Advised landlord on rent review of petrol filling station let to Shell UK Limited, achieving 9% rent increase.
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