Tag: commercial property

Breaking Bad Leases – the latest pitfalls in exercising break clauses

With the dust having firmly settled and break clauses tweaked following last year’s landmark case of Marks & Spencer plc v BNP Paribas, where it was deemed that rent paid in advance before a break date would not have to be refunded for the post break period unless the lease expressly stated this, a new …

REAL event brings Herts, Beds & Bucks property professionals together

The second meeting of the REAL (Real Estate Around London) seminar and networking event took place recently in St Albans, Hertfordshire at The Noke (Thistle Hotel) in St Albans, Hertfordshire. REAL is aimed at commercial property professionals in the Northern Home Counties (Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire), and offers an informal forum for those in the …

The London Office Space Problem

In June 2014 it was announced that London’s West End had retained its title as the world’s most expensive location for office space for a second consecutive year. Occupational costs per square foot in the London submarket were 14% higher than the next most expensive, Hong Kong. As the economy recovers, the commercial property team at Sherrards …

Sun, fun, and sweaty retail solicitors – watch the video of the 2014 Elifar Challenge

A fine collection of athletes from Sherrards’ retail, litigation and commercial property teams took part in a day of rigorous physical and mental challenges at the recent Elifar Challenge, along with 19 other teams from across the retail sector.  See the official video below! On a hot June day, lawyers, architects, asset managers, developers, landlords, retailers, and …