Industry Views

2017 Revaluation: Ups and Downs facing rate payers

30th September 2016

Simon Moffatt, Lead Partner - Business Rates Consultancy at Vail Williams, comments on the draft list of new property valuations released today, ahead of the 2017 revaluation.

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Draft 2017 Rating List...an unexpected insight comes early!

27th September 2016

Early insights on new 2017 Rating Revaluation assessments were displayed briefly on the Valuation Office Agency website today.

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Vail Williams instructed on over 100,000 sq ft office space in two prime Birmingham locations

26th September 2016

Commercial property consultancy Vail Williams has announced two new instructions: 2800 The Crescent, Birmingham Business Park, and Cobalt Square, Hagley Road, Edgbaston, totaling an impressive 108,000 square feet of high quality office space.

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Flood advice on commercial property for sale or rent

8th September 2016

The British summertime has been far from an uninterrupted heat wave in 2016, but for the most part the conditions have been dry enough to relieve the flood risk on commercial property for sale or rent.

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Local Co-operative store regeneration underway thanks to collaborative expertise from Vail Williams

30th August 2016

A deal brokered by commercial property specialist Vail Williams will see work on a Southern Co-operative local convenience store in Southampton’s West End get underway ahead of its launch early next year – following a range of professional expertise and guidance from all areas of the team.

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Mitigating EPC risk – the challenge for banks

18th July 2016

The prevalence of sustainability as a consideration in real estate is one which continues to rise as investors, developers and occupiers alike, seek to develop more environmentally friendly working environments for their employees.

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Time to think about Reval 2017

14th July 2016

I’ve said it before in previous blogs, but I’ll say it again! Business rates really isn’t that sexy a subject, and can be a complex area to get your head around - especially when trying to concentrate on a whole host of other business priorities too.

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Vail Williams EU Referendum Comment from David Thomas

24th June 2016

Now that the country has voted to leave the European Union there is bound to be a period of uncertainty as government determines how we will manage the exit.

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Vail Williams helps West Midlands Travel overcome challenging situation by securing excellent new home

7th June 2016

A deal brokered by commercial property specialist Vail Williams will see National Express subsidiary West Midlands Travel open its doors at Birmingham’s landmark Temple Point building, following popular clothing retailer taking occupancy at its current premises.

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Office consolidation and the marriage between HR and facilities

31st May 2016

In the wake of the recession, lots of businesses went through a period of office consolidation which resulted in many organisations choosing to lump sites together to save money on multiple overheads.

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