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WHR Property Consultants LLP

Asset & Property Management

WHR provide property and asset management services for sectors of the commercial property market including office, industrial and retail.

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PLANNED MAINTENANCE

Asset Management

WHR offer an Asset Management service to enhance value through strategic advice to private clients, banks, property companies and institutional clients.

We believe that pro-active asset management provides significantly enhanced returns to our clients whilst reducing risk. We are focused on identifying and implementing innovative solutions to maximise the performance of both individual property assets and portfolios owned by our clients.

As well as letting and landlord and tenant initiatives, our activities extend to advising, appraising and implementing change of use, refurbishment, extension and redevelopment projects.

VALUE ENHANCEMENT

WHR has a proven track record of providing strategic advice, hard hitting where necessary, to clients with problematic assets providing a joined up solution. WHR take a strategic approach to Asset Management and our highly experienced team offer advice to clients across all sectors delivering rental and value enhancement through our integrated asset management services:

CASH FLOW OPTIMISATION

Monitoring and enhancing cash flow is a vital part of any business. Our Asset Management service has extensive experience of identifying opportunities for rental grown and increased investor returns:

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT GUIDANCE

An important part of an effective Asset Management service is our experience in identifying and appraising opportunities to extract added value from our clients' portfolios though redevelopment, refurbishment and change of use. The WHR Asset Management team have experience across all key asset classes including commercial and residential.

  • Market assessment and analysis
  • Development appraisal and valuation
  • Investment and end value advice
  • Development management
  • Professional team appointment and co-ordination
  • Project Management

NEW LETTINGS AND VOID REDUCTIONS

The proactive management of individual properties and portfolios requires expert agency and occupier market advice. WHR Property Consultancy highly experienced agency teams specialising in:

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

is a very powerful tool at the asset manager's disposal particularly when the strategy is looking to create a “step change” in a portfolio from the point of view of existing tenants, potential tenant's and, in the longer term, prospective purchasers in order to improve rental values and returns.

WHR offer proactive and rigorous rent collection and property management to ensure the asset management strategy is delivered effectively.

PLANNED MAINTENANCE

Property Management

WHR manage properties across the UK covering all sectors of the commercial property market including office, industrial and retail properties. Effective management of the physical asset is critically important when considering investment, leasing and asset management decisions.

WHR provides property management services for national and multi-national investors, corporate owners, private investors and occupiers of all types of property.

FINANCE & RENT COLLECTION

The WHR Property Accounts team collect rent, service charge and insurance payments for landlords across the UK. We have extensive experience of rent collection and finance management for all types of property from multi let industrial estates to shopping centres and retail parks to office buildings and leisure facilities.

From large multi-national PLC’s to small Limited companies and private individuals our bespoke and indepth reporting systms keep the property owner up to date with the status of all transactions and ensures that every payment is monitored and pursued in good time. Our finance team are a vital and fully integrated part of the Property Management team.

SERVICE CHARGE ADMINISTRATION

WHR have an indepth knowledge of operational property costs and administration. Together with a detailed understanding of commercial lease terms we ensure that the obligations of both landlords and tenants are met effectively and efficiently.

WHR administer all aspects of the service charge from setting of budgets, collecting of service charge income to annual reconciliations and accounting.

TENANT LIAISON & SITE INSPECTIONS

There should be nothing routine about a property inspection. WHR employ and “Owners Eyes” policy to ensure that our operatives take account of not only the property under inspection but also the surrounding buildings and occupiers thereby providing often valuable information to the owner, asset managemers and letting agents.

Regular communication and interaction with occupiers (customers) is an essential part of an effective “Income Security” strategy. Up to date information is used to inform the management strategy and advice the clients of any impending risks.

REACTIVE MAINTENANCE

Organising repairs and maintnence is a fundamental part of property management. Out team have vast experience of organising and administrering repairs to all types of commercial property across the UK. Our reactive maintenance solutions can include 24/7/365 tenant and contractor helplines and web based reporting if required.

CONTRACTOR ADMINISTRATION

The WHR Property Management team employ a rigerous procurement and contract negotiation policy. We work with contractors and suppliers across the UK and will always award contracts to the most appropriate and cost effective parties. We regularly review contractor performance to ensure the properties we manage are maintained to a very high standard.

PLANNED MAINTENANCE

Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is an import part of our pro-active approach to property management. The property management team combined with the Project & Building Consultancy team have extensive experience of building construction, defects and repair options and have vast experience in the actual implementation and monitoring of our detailed schedules.

PLANNED MAINTENANCE

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

WHR proactively manage and monitor the performance of property services and facilities. Our hands on approach is combined with a strategic procurement and contractor appointments process enabling our experienced facilities management to managing commercial buildings efficiently and effectively.

SERVICE CHARGE CONSULTANCY & DUE DILLIGANCE

WHR provide advice to owners or occupiers on all stages of the service charge set-up including lease interpretation, RICS code of practice compliance, budget preparation, apoortionment analysis, expenditure analysis.

We also have extensive experience of providing advice to purchasers of commercial investment property on all aspects of service charge set up and administration

BUISNESS RATES MITIGATION

The WHR team provide information to insurers on all aspects of property management as required. Working with Insurers, their appointed solicitors and advisors we have extensive expeience of advicing property owners on strategies to reduce the clients’ exposure to incidents and claims.

INSURANCE VALUATIONS

The WHR Project and Building Consultancy team has a proven track record in providing inspections of commercial property to provide clients with an assessment for building insurance purposes.

We perform desktop and on-site inspections, considering all relevant factors that affect reconstruction, such as the type, quality and method of construction in addition to statutory controls and any unique issues. This assessment will eliminate the risks associated with under insurance ensuring that the property is adequately covered and avoid payment of excessive premiums for over insurance.