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Our expertise

Agency Acquisition

We assess the Client's space requirements, location needs, budget and then schedule inspections. We negotiate the acquisition on a leasehold or freehold basis at the most competitive terms on price, rental and incentives. We keep our clients fully updated throughout the process. On leaseholds the longer the term, the more substantial the rent free or capital inducement.

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Agency Disposal

We Let and Sell space for Owners and Occupiers and enjoy a 360° understanding of the market, its opportunities and vulnerabilities. The key ingredients include:- Space auditing – Configuring and assessing space to be let and how it should be presented. Pricing – Correct pricing is a driver towards a successful disposal. Marketing – Innovative marketing is key to effecting...

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Agency Investment Sale

We act for Institutions, Property Companies and Corporate freehold and long leasehold Owners on the sale of investment and vacant possession property throughout the UK. Packaging the product prior to a sale often pays dividends in achieving the maximum price. Investigating the covenant of the Tenant, and sometimes increasing the term in exchange for payment, prior to sale...

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Agency Investment Acquisition

We acquire investments for Clients looking for low, medium or high returns. We also acquire for owner occupiers even if they only intend to occupy on the expiry of a lease in situ. Delivering the acquisition at the minimum possible price is always the objective, and our skill and our knowledge of the market provides this.

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Rent Reviews

The right rent, which should be paid for a Commercial Property, is based on the interaction between its detailed specification, location, comparable premises, and, most importantly, its lease terms. The Rent Review Team specialise in analysing all aspects, and has detailed knowledge of Case Law which can be so valuable in proving whether a lease...

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Asset Management

The Rent Review or Lease Renewal is the one time when Landlords and Tenants are bound to talk to one another, and mutually advantageous changes to the relationship can be negotiated, examples being:- Insertion of break clauses. Deletion of break clauses. Opening up a restrictive user clauses to gain a higher rent. Extending the term. Giving rent free periods in return...

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Lease Renewals

Commercial Lease Renewals are even more contentious than Rent Reviews, since in this case the Tenant has the chance of walking away from the commitment. Rent and other terms are determined via the Courts rather than an Arbitrator. Timing is paramount since the rental value is based on the date of the Court hearing as opposed to the lease expiry date, and in a rising market...

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Rating

Business rates are a tax on the occupation of land and property. Reducing costs is the goal. The Lorenz Consultancy offers a full range of business rate advisory services focused on maximizing savings and minimising costs for our Clients. Amongst these services we include:- Completion of Valuation Office questionnaires. Provision of five year rate liability forecast.

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Dilapidations

Almost every Landlord and Tenant relationship involves dilapidations which prompted the formation of Dilaps UK, of which Anthony Lorenz is one of the founders. An end of term Dilapidations claim from a Landlord often comes as a bombshell to the recipient Tenant. A Tenant's reticence to carry out necessary work can land them not only with the cost of the works...

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Corporate Insolvency

In a volatile business climate, many Companies find themselves struggling. The Lorenz Consultancy specialise in bridging the impasse between Landlords and Tenants, to discuss sensible solutions towards the complex problem of a Tenant finding themselves unable to meet their outgoings.

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Development Advice

For Landlords we specialize in long or short term plans for gaining vacant possession for redevelopment or substantial reconstruction purposes, and for Tenants we maximize the price a Landlord will pay to secure vacant possession for such purposes often extracting seven figure premiums.

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Property Litigation

Detailed knowledge of Case Law in the field of Landlord and Tenant is not the only tool used when it comes to property litigation. Skills gained in all Landlord and Tenant negotiations have taken The Lorenz Consultancy further into handling any forms of property litigation.

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