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COMMERCIAL LANDLORD & TENANT | BUSINESS TRANSFER & ACQUISITION

 

Saving our clients time, effort and money by helping them make the very best commercial property decisions every time.

Making sense of opportunities and challenges within the commercial property sector is about understanding both the property and the client’s needs. We are passionate in delivering exceptional service and demonstrating we have fully understood our client’s requirements.

It’s the detail that truly matters. Our skill is in asking all the right questions, whether acting for commercial property landlords or an occupying tenant.

Our Commercial team enthusiastically supports our growing estate agency network, whilst building further on our reputation across the wider South Coast region.

With a wealth of experience in retail, offices, industrial, care and leisure sectors we provide independent advice to our commercial property clients, across the city and the wider Hampshire and Surrey regions.

Established in 2010, Charters Commercial has been highly active and influential across all commercial property sectors, responsible for many high profile transactions. Our wealth of experience in all landlord and tenant matters has also allowed successful negotiation of numerous commercial leases.

Charters Commercial is an expanding team with an excellent reputation for its bespoke approach and commitment to its clients.

OUR REPUTATION IS BUILT ON OUR RESULTS. WE NOW SPECIALISE IN A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES INCLUDING THESE AND MANY MORE.

OUR BROAD RANGE OF SERVICES INCLUDES:

  • All aspects of landlord and tenant work, specifically commercial agency for clients seeking to let or sell commercial property in the cities of Winchester and Southampton together with the towns of Farnham,  Basingstoke and the surrounding areas of Alton, Alresford, Romsey and the New Forest
  • Business transfer services for clients seeking a confidential or open market sale of their businesses throughout Hampshire, Dorset, West Sussex, Wiltshire and Surrey
  • Commercial land acquisition
  • Commercial development appraisal
  • Bespoke consultancy
  • Property management

Charters Commercial is a member of the Institution of Commercial and Business Agents. As a member we are bound by strict rules of conduct to ensure we offer you the highest level of integrity and service.

If you are seeking advice for your business or property and would like an experienced professional dedicated to meeting your objectives, please contact us.

Tel: 01962 888900
Email: enquiries@charterscommercial.co.uk

Joe Harvey (MBA) Joe Harvey (MBA)

Joe Harvey (MBA)

Commercial Director

Joe is the Managing Partner of the practice, having established the business in 2010 – his previous career encompassed both international and national survey firms, providing a wealth of transactional experience. Joe specialises in Licensed Leisure, Hotel property, Care and Student Development sites alongside traditional commercial agency for key clients.

Email: joe.harvey@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Joe Harvey (MBA)
Andy Gibbs (MSc MRICS) Andy Gibbs (MSc MRICS)

Andy Gibbs (MSc MRICS)

Charters | Commercial

Andy joined Charters Commercial as Partner of the firm; bringing over 20 years’ experience of working across the region for independent and national surveying firms. Andy has a broad portfolio of key clients in the Care Sector, Commercial Investment, Commercial Development and Business Space markets.

Email: andy.gibbs@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Andy Gibbs (MSc MRICS)
Simon Hake (MRICS) Simon Hake (MRICS)

Simon Hake (MRICS)

Charters | Commercial

Simon specialises in Commercial Development and has been very successful in delivering local opportunities, including several high profile office to residential conversions, alongside his work on regional strategic opportunities. In addition to his development work, Simon has secured exceptional deals for our clients undertaking Landlord and Tenant work and rent reviews, alongside traditional commercial agency transactions.

Email: simon.hake@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Simon Hake (MRICS)
Tom George (AssocRICS) Tom George (AssocRICS)

Tom George (AssocRICS)

Charters | Commercial

Tom manages the majority of the commercial agency work in our local markets of Winchester, Southampton and Farnham. He is also actively involved in Business Space and Retail sectors working for either Landlords or Tenants to secure the very best outcome for their commercial property requirements.

Email: tom.george@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Tom George (AssocRICS)
Stephanie Thorne (MSc MRICS) Stephanie Thorne (MSc MRICS)

Stephanie Thorne (MSc MRICS)

Charters | Commercial

Stephanie became part of the team in 2015 to establish our boutique Commercial Investment Agency. Working with a number of exclusive key clients Stephanie has already successfully transacted several high profile Office and Retail Investments, with lot sizes typically between £1m - £25m. Stephanie operates in an exclusive off market basis to source highly sought after assets for our Private Investors, Family Trusts, Local Authorities and Pension Funds.

Email: stephanie.thorne@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Stephanie Thorne (MSc MRICS)
Fiona Plunkett Fiona Plunkett

Fiona Plunkett

Charters | Commercial

Joining Charters Commercial from a large Property Consultancy firm, Fiona’s role in the office is invaluable to the commercial fee earners. Ensuring we deliver our promises to our clients on time and accurately. Fiona also manages all of our marketing and business development initiatives, online and social media for the practice.

Email: fiona@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Fiona Plunkett
Anna Townsend Anna Townsend

Anna Townsend

Charters |Commercial

Anna manages our office administration and having worked for the firm since the outset, she has built a superb working relationship with many of our long-standing clients. In addition, Anna continues to ensure the practice is fully compliant and meets all of its regulatory obligations.

Email: anna@charterscommercial.co.uk
t: 01962 888900

Anna Townsend
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We all know what good feels like, on some level.

If you possess a natural and positive 'can do' attitude, together with a simple belief in exceptional customer experience, then we openly invite you to join our distinctive team.

Please email e.kisten@chartersestateagents.co.uk or connect with us via LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter where we often share news about opportunities. However, we are always pleased to hear from any talented individuals who wish to consider joining the Charters family.

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Join Us

Don't be the same, be better!

We all know what good feels like, on some level.

If you possess a natural and positive 'can do' attitude, together with a simple belief in exceptional customer experience, then we openly invite you to join our distinctive team.

Please email e.kisten@chartersestateagents.co.uk or connect with us via LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter where we often share news about opportunities. However, we are always pleased to hear from any talented individuals who wish to consider joining the Charters family.

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Marketing Intelligence

We have a strategy for you, which starts with understanding your specific needs and requirements

We have a strategy for you, which starts with understanding your specific needs and requirements.

Working with landlords, tenants, developers and investors, our ability to provide a bespoke service sets us apart from our competitors. As independent property consultants, we are able to provide a personal service unique to each client but underpinned by our core values.

We will be accurate, honest and committed to securing you a successful outcome whether you require us to sell, acquire or secure new premises for you.

As a Charters client you can expect:-

Good Communication

  • Regular weekly updates on all matters relating to your instruction
  • Direct access to our commercial agency team
  • A personal service from experienced staff

Brilliant Marketing

  • Bespoke sales and marketing particulars
  • Boards, Floor plans and Professional Photography where required
  • An online presence using all appropriate national and local property portals

Results

  • We have a wealth of experience in the market
  • Using leading edge technology to support our research, sales and marketing efforts
  • A contact database and network of key clients, occupiers and developers

Above all we are committed to provide our clients with a professional, responsible and ethical approach to our work with relentless enthusiasm and a passion to get the job done.

Commercial Sectors

Whether you are seeking to buy, sell or lease, we can provide you with an invaluable service

Retail, Office and Industrial

Whether you are seeking to buy, sell or lease, we can provide you with an invaluable service. We have a wealth of experience in retail, office and industrial opportunities and have worked with private clients and institutional landlords throughout Winchester and the wider area.

Public Houses, Restaurants, Hotels

Securing a successful sale of a hotel, pub or restaurant requires a combination of expertise and determination to ensure the best possible outcome. If you are looking to acquire or lease, our extensive network of contacts with all the major leisure groups will open many doors for clients seeking access to off-market opportunities.

Care and medical property

Care homes, doctors’ surgeries and dental practices all require specialist property advice. If you are an occupying tenant, or business or a property owner, talk to us about your requirements and we will be sure to deliver an outcome for you.

Commercial development

At Charters Commercial we have successfully negotiated commercial land acquisition and the resale of commercial development opportunities across the southern region for private land owners, regional developers and UK investors.

Our Services

From market appraisal through to completion of the sale we will ensure you are given the very best advice and service

Agency Sale

From market appraisal through to completion of the sale we will ensure you are given the very best advice and service.

Our extensive marketing campaigns across all media aligned with market leading IT systems ensures no opportunities are missed in locating the right buyer for you.

We tailor our agency service to your requirements. If you are seeking a confidential transaction, a successful sale requires very specific targeting of key buyers as opposed to a mass marketing campaign. Charters Commercial has experience and contacts that will ensure our clients have the benefit of access to key individuals within their sectors who have satisfied our criteria of credibility and track record.

Acquisition

From job specification through to completion we provide a full acquisition service, including short listing of available opportunities, negotiations on price and contract and liaising with all relevant professionals.

Clients will benefit from access to off market opportunities, our wealth of experience in negotiating hundreds of similar contracts and purchases, and our extensive network of key professionals who we are happy to recommend if required.

We have had considerable success in identifying acquisition opportunities for domestic operators and international investors seeking to expand their portfolios.

Business Transfers

The decision to sell your business will be one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Choosing the right firm to represent your business and to secure the best possible price is equally important. Clients seeking either a confidential or open market sale of their business or property will be delighted with our service.

From market appraisal through to completion we will help you make the very best business decisions.

You can be assured that we have the experience of successfully completing hundreds of similar transactions.

Commercial Property Investment –
Agency & Acquisition Service

Our Investment Agency is led by Stephanie Thorne MRICS who has an established reputation for delivering investment property transactions for our key clients.

We have a wealth of expertise in commercial investment acquisitions and disposals.  We recognise that every client’s requirement will differ and we take the time to understand your personal preference, to ensure the most appropriate opportunities are presented to you.

Our structured approach to sourcing and introducing opportunities, enables our clients to make qualified and efficient purchase decisions.

When divesting, we are committed to achieving value and ensure there is always clear communication with our client throughout the transaction process.

We have a broad range of key clients and portfolio holders both private, institutional and public sector. We transact office, industrial, retail and leisure investments and have a broad geographic reach across Southern England.

Property Management

Effectively managing your commercial property is the key to protecting and increasing its value, this includes rent and service charge collection, managing lease renewals and rent reviews. Working with our specialist partners we can ensure high levels of property maintenance, health and safety advice, security and environmental assessments. Our clients can rely on clear accounting and analysis of their assets reported every quarter.

Key Clients

With over a decade of experience in the commercial and leisure sector, our staff have an extensive network of corporate and private clients across the Southern Region and in the City of London

With over a decade of experience in the commercial and leisure sector, our staff have an extensive network of corporate and private clients across the Southern Region and in the City of London.

A sample of our key clients is listed below, in addition to the hundreds of commercial property and business owners across Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey that we have worked with throughout our careers.

Hotel

Premier Inn

Silks Hotel

New Forest Hotel Group

Somerston Capital/ St James Hotel Group

Investment & Development

Gisborne Investment Group

Bargate

Prime PLC

R Estates

Cavendish and Gloucester PLC

Skeltools Ltd

Landmark Estates

Office & Industrial

Hazeley Enterprise Park

Ecogen Recycling Ltd

Griffon Hoverwork Ltd

Lakesmere Group

Private

Struan Investments

Bakhaty Property

Scylla Estates

Hythe Marine Services

Goodsons Development

Pub & Restaurant

Enterprise

Greene King

Wagamama

Public

Winchester City Council

Retail

Aldi

Southern Co-op

Retirement

Churchill

McCarthy & Stone

We have a strategy for you, which starts with understanding your specific needs and requirements.

Working with landlords, tenants, developers and investors, our ability to provide a bespoke service sets us apart from our competitors. As independent property consultants, we are able to provide a personal service unique to each client but underpinned by our core values.

We will be accurate, honest and committed to securing you a successful outcome whether you require us to sell, acquire or secure new premises for you.

As a Charters client you can expect:-

Good Communication

  • Regular weekly updates on all matters relating to your instruction
  • Direct access to our commercial agency team
  • A personal service from experienced staff

Brilliant Marketing

  • Bespoke sales and marketing particulars
  • Boards, Floor plans and Professional Photography where required
  • An online presence using all appropriate national and local property portals

Results

  • We have a wealth of experience in the market
  • Using leading edge technology to support our research, sales and marketing efforts
  • A contact database and network of key clients, occupiers and developers

Above all we are committed to provide our clients with a professional, responsible and ethical approach to our work with relentless enthusiasm and a passion to get the job done.

Retail, Office and Industrial

Whether you are seeking to buy, sell or lease, we can provide you with an invaluable service. We have a wealth of experience in retail, office and industrial opportunities and have worked with private clients and institutional landlords throughout Winchester and the wider area.

Public Houses, Restaurants, Hotels

Securing a successful sale of a hotel, pub or restaurant requires a combination of expertise and determination to ensure the best possible outcome. If you are looking to acquire or lease, our extensive network of contacts with all the major leisure groups will open many doors for clients seeking access to off-market opportunities.

Care and medical property

Care homes, doctors’ surgeries and dental practices all require specialist property advice. If you are an occupying tenant, or business or a property owner, talk to us about your requirements and we will be sure to deliver an outcome for you.

Commercial development

At Charters Commercial we have successfully negotiated commercial land acquisition and the resale of commercial development opportunities across the southern region for private land owners, regional developers and UK investors.

Agency Sale

From market appraisal through to completion of the sale we will ensure you are given the very best advice and service.

Our extensive marketing campaigns across all media aligned with market leading IT systems ensures no opportunities are missed in locating the right buyer for you.

We tailor our agency service to your requirements. If you are seeking a confidential transaction, a successful sale requires very specific targeting of key buyers as opposed to a mass marketing campaign. Charters Commercial has experience and contacts that will ensure our clients have the benefit of access to key individuals within their sectors who have satisfied our criteria of credibility and track record.

Acquisition

From job specification through to completion we provide a full acquisition service, including short listing of available opportunities, negotiations on price and contract and liaising with all relevant professionals.

Clients will benefit from access to off market opportunities, our wealth of experience in negotiating hundreds of similar contracts and purchases, and our extensive network of key professionals who we are happy to recommend if required.

We have had considerable success in identifying acquisition opportunities for domestic operators and international investors seeking to expand their portfolios.

Business Transfers

The decision to sell your business will be one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Choosing the right firm to represent your business and to secure the best possible price is equally important. Clients seeking either a confidential or open market sale of their business or property will be delighted with our service.

From market appraisal through to completion we will help you make the very best business decisions.

You can be assured that we have the experience of successfully completing hundreds of similar transactions.

Commercial Property Investment –
Agency & Acquisition Service

Our Investment Agency is led by Stephanie Thorne MRICS who has an established reputation for delivering investment property transactions for our key clients.

We have a wealth of expertise in commercial investment acquisitions and disposals.  We recognise that every client’s requirement will differ and we take the time to understand your personal preference, to ensure the most appropriate opportunities are presented to you.

Our structured approach to sourcing and introducing opportunities, enables our clients to make qualified and efficient purchase decisions.

When divesting, we are committed to achieving value and ensure there is always clear communication with our client throughout the transaction process.

We have a broad range of key clients and portfolio holders both private, institutional and public sector. We transact office, industrial, retail and leisure investments and have a broad geographic reach across Southern England.

Property Management

Effectively managing your commercial property is the key to protecting and increasing its value, this includes rent and service charge collection, managing lease renewals and rent reviews. Working with our specialist partners we can ensure high levels of property maintenance, health and safety advice, security and environmental assessments. Our clients can rely on clear accounting and analysis of their assets reported every quarter.

With over a decade of experience in the commercial and leisure sector, our staff have an extensive network of corporate and private clients across the Southern Region and in the City of London.

A sample of our key clients is listed below, in addition to the hundreds of commercial property and business owners across Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey that we have worked with throughout our careers.

Hotel

Premier Inn

Silks Hotel

New Forest Hotel Group

Somerston Capital/ St James Hotel Group

Investment & Development

Gisborne Investment Group

Bargate

Prime PLC

R Estates

Cavendish and Gloucester PLC

Skeltools Ltd

Landmark Estates

Office & Industrial

Hazeley Enterprise Park

Ecogen Recycling Ltd

Griffon Hoverwork Ltd

Lakesmere Group

Private

Struan Investments

Bakhaty Property

Scylla Estates

Hythe Marine Services

Goodsons Development

Pub & Restaurant

Enterprise

Greene King

Wagamama

Public

Winchester City Council

Retail

Aldi

Southern Co-op

Retirement

Churchill

McCarthy & Stone

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