Minimising liability on empty property requires expert advice specific to this complex area of Business Rates. It’s a specialism within a specialism that requires intimate knowledge of the legislation, procedures and caselaw to produce the best results.
Whether you’re developing, redeveloping or just looking to reduce liability on existing buildings, we have the expertise to minimise your liability. We act for a range of Funds, Propco’s, Developers and High-Net-Worth Individuals across the UK and have extensive experience providing solutions to empty rates problems. Whether its deferring liability on new builds, deleting assessments whilst refurbishments underway or providing advice on robust, cost effective temporary occupation solutions – we provide advice tailored to your specific circumstances rather than a one size fits all solution. We have an approach to new builds that is unique and provides clarity on rates costs right from the outset.
We provide many of our clients with early advice on pre-acquisition or on development appraisals – an accurate assessments of business rates costs and some certainty can make a huge difference to the appraisal process. In a period where alternative property uses are widespread we can also provide accurate alternative use values to help with both acquisitions and provide incoming tenants with comfort and the clarity that the rates will be at a lower level.