It can be an easy mistake to assume that a surveyor only helps those who are looking to buy or value their home. However, a commercial surveyor London is an essential expert to contact when you are buying a commercial property. Taking on a new office or buying a warehouse (for example) can be a complex and costly matter, so having an expert who can help you through this potential minefield can be extremely useful. But why use a commercial surveyor London at all, especially if you have bought commercial properties before?
Firstly, commercial properties are usually constructed from different materials to those used in residential properties. It may look the same from the outside (in some circumstances), but beneath the brick cladding, it can be vastly different. So these materials might not be quite as familiar to you as other materials would be. That’s where a commercial surveyor London can help.
A commercial surveyor can also help to assist in maintenance planning. Knowing how much you are going to need to spend when it comes to your business budget (and potentially what you will need to borrow) is important for any business, big or small, and having it in writing (or at least the details of what needs to be fixed) will assist in being able to create this budget.
It’s also important from a health and safety standpoint. Having a new property means making sure there are fire precautions in place and escape routes and so on. Having a good survey carried out means you can ensure these precautions are in place before you employ anyone. For those who want to ensure they are on the right side of the law and who want to ensure that they can budget properly for their new commercial building, getting in touch with Alexander Surveying Services on 020 8524 2228 or email email@example.com/alexsurv to speak to one of our team.