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 - Crown Woods Service Station, Eltham, London
Advised landlord on rent review of forecourt with c-store let to BP Oil UK Limited.
Rent Review - Linden Court Service Station, Enfield
Advised landlord on rent review of petrol filling station let to Shell UK Limited.
Letting & Business Sale - Burwash Service Station, Burwash, East Sussex
Advised site owner on letting of petrol filling station on new 15-year lease and sale of business.
Rent Review - Buck Barn Garage, Nr. Horsham, West Sussex
Advised landlord, Knepp Castle Estate, in respect of ground rent review of roadside scheme let to Co-Op Group and McDonald’s.
Business Sale - Lenham Service Station, Lenham, Kent
Advised site owner on sale of freehold interest and business to BP Oil UK Limited.
Letting & Investment Sale - Portsbridge Service Station, Cosham
Letting of forecourt with c-store to Rontec Roadside Retail on new 20-year lease at £150,000 per annum. Freehold investment subsequently sold to a local authority investment fund achieving £2,700,000 (5.22% NIY).
Rent Review - Co-Op Forecourt & C-Store, Cramlington, Tyne & Wear
Advised Mayfair Capital in respect of rent review of Co-Op forecourt with c-store.
Acquisition Advice - HKS Retail Limited (63 sites – Nationwide)
Acquisition advice and due diligence service provided to Prax Petroleum and its debt providers. HKS Retail Limited comprised 63 petrol filling stations predominantly located in England, with two sites in Scotland.
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