Commercial Property Law

We cover all aspects of Commercial Property law – from massive infrastructure and development projects to buying small shops. The size of the team is such that we have experts in each of the many facets of the property world and represent a range of clients including FTSE 100 companies and organisations, SMEs, developers, banks, landlords and tenants.

Commercial Property Law Transaction Types

The types of transaction we deal within commercial property law are:

  • regeneration projects
  • restructuring and refinancing
  • development agreements and joint ventures
  • mixed use schemes
  • sale and leasebacks
  • commercial and residential development
  • town and county planning
  • compulsory purchase and compensation
  • land assembly and disposal
  • planning and other statutory agreements
  • non-contentious construction
  • development Finance
  • property based projects
  • advising landlords and tenants
  • residential property development and investment
  • commercial leases
  • housing associations
  • education sector
  • international real estate

Our Commercial Property Team also work closely with our property litigation experts so that our clients receive a comprehensive service, including practical advice and assistance resolving property related disputes. Please see here for more information on the property litigation team.

Here are some commercial property law examples that we’ve been involved in:

ABP – we continue to advice ABP on contractual arrangements flowing from the disposal of land at Barry Waterfront, to a consortium of house builders at £153mil.

The Royal Mint – advising The Royal Mint Limited in relation to development of land adjoining its Llantrisant site, as a visitors centre.  The value of the project is £8mil, partly funded via Welsh Government grant.  We have advised on all associated construction contracts, and appointments of the professional team.

Jericho Wharf – acting for Jericho Wharf Trust in respect of the community aspects of the regeneration of Jericho Wharf in Oxford including a joint venture with a prominent house builder. JWT will be responsible for the construction of a new boatyard, public square and community facilities (art gallery, local restaurant etc) which has estimated build cost of £6 million.

Memoria – Instructed by Memoria in respect of the development of a further 3 crematoria at Waveney, St Asaph and Flintshire at a value of £4.5 million each.

Van Dalen – acting in a corporate support matter for the disposal of certain UK based property assets to Mettalis Recycling Limited.  The assets comprised of sites in Washington, Sheffield and Immingham. Completion took place early in 2014, but the advice is ongoing due to lease structures, and options that were put in place prior to completion.  Value £4million.

Cardiff Marine Group – Instructed in respect of the acquisition and redevelopment of Aberystwyth Marin. The initial investment is £1.5 million with an element of funding from Big Lottery. The transaction involves the increase of the number of moorings, a new marine office and associated works.