Professional & Advisory Services
The team forms a key element in the enhancement of the asset management role of BTWShiells. We provide advice in respect of rent reviews, lease renewals, lease restructuring and other business tenancies related matters for property in all commercial sectors, but with a special emphasis on the retail, office and industrial markets. With a substantial in-house shopping centre portfolio, the team works in close partnership with its clients who include Abbeycentre Ltd, Foyleside Ltd, Milestone Trust, McAleer & Rushe, Irwin Glenbank Ltd, MAR Properties Ltd, and Lagmar Ltd.
The team also works for a number of retail tenants including Boots UK Limited, Gordons Chemists Limited, Specsavers Limited, Ladbrokes plc, Instant Cash Loans Ltd (t/a The Money Shop), British Red Cross, NFU Mutual, DV8, and Vodafone.
The team is all Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and also Registered Valuers with the RICS. The department head John Adgey is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is on the RICS President and NI Chairman's panel of Arbitrators. Each member of the team has experience in acting as an expert witness in relation to third party referrals through arbitration, independent expert and the lands tribunal.
Another area of expertise that the team offers is the rental valuation of property. A recent instruction that the team undertook was the rental valuation of 130 Northern Ireland MLA constituency offices, appointed by the Northern Ireland Assembly.