Meet our Commercial Team

Our commercial department provides a range of services to occupiers, investors and developers of land and business space across Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire from our offices in Chichester and Horsham.


Martin Trundle

Commercial Consultancy


Andrew Algar

Commercial Director


Katie Hollingdale

Commercial Agency Assistant

The commercial property team, based in Chichester and Horsham, offers consultancy and agency services for UK businesses and individuals with interests in land and business space across West Sussex.

These services range from:

  • Site search and selection, analysis and due diligence.
  • Acquisitions and disposals for freehold and leasehold properties.
  • Occupier services, property reviews, lease restructuring / negotiations and re-location strategies.
  • Feasibility studies, market appraisals and marketing strategies.
  • Development and planning advice.
  • Sales and lettings in the open market.

In addition, the team works with other independent professionals in order to offer building surveying advice, business rates advice, RICS compliant capital and rental valuations, energy performance certification, architectural advice and measurement / land surveys. Please see our brochure and case studies as examples of recent projects.

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Case Studies

Lease re-gear and property cost mitigation instruction for the UK's largest privately owned greeting card company

45,000 sq ft distribution unit on the South Coast.

Instruction: Consultancy

Value Add: Lease flexibility, refreshed all property documents, dilapidations mitigation and occupancy cost savings with direct impact on EBITDA

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1st floor - 4,000 sq ft - office letting and general refurbishment

90 The Broadway, Chesham

Instruction: Consultancy

Value Add: Delivered the agreed strategy - to wait and secure a letting of the whole of the 1st floor at a competitive rent whilst competing offices were converted to residential units.

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Freehold / leasehold acquisitions for clients operating in the financial services, equine and leisure industries - 6,000 to 75,000 sq ft - offices, industrial and mixed use

Objective, analytical and confidential advice

Instruction: Consultancy

Value Add: Delivering individual client objectives

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Market appraisal and acquisition advice for party seeking to purchase an industrial unit

To provide a detailed and thorough review and report to allow the client secure the space

Instruction: Consultancy

Value Add: Delivered client objectives

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Market report provided to the freeholder wishing to sell to the occupier in situ

Market appraisal and general review of the property

Instruction: Consultancy

Value Add: Detailed and thorough market report in a short space of time to allow for a sale

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Complex probate valuation of the long leasehold interest subject to underleases

19 Quarry Lane, Chichester

Instruction: Assisted with the assessment of the likely value of a long leasehold interest given 3 other property interests (freehold, underlease and occupational lease). Identified a suitable valuer, reviewed all documentation and provided due diligenece on the financials prior to the valuation being submitted to the Executor

Value Add: A thorough report

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Market appraisal to inform likely capital value of the land and buildings

Assessment of likely capital value of the site given the various licences, leases and short term agreements in place. Identified ways of enhancing and increasing the asset value over time.

Instruction: Consultancy

Value Add: Maximising asset value

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Option appraisal on the exit options and costs of a 30,000 sq ft purpose built property

Boscombe Technology Centre, Bournemouth

Instruction: Option appraisal and due diligence

Value Add: Delivered a detailed and analytical report with cashflow analysis to the Board to allow for a directional decision

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The Forum, Chichester

Providing real estate support and advice on a visionary and much needed regeneration scheme for the Southern Gateway in Chichester

Instruction: Sourcing a visionary development partner

Value Add: Facilitating and promoting the project

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Site acquisition with a specialist use in mind

Site acquisition with a specialist use in mind

Instruction: To acquire a site in central Chichester to allow the Chichester Festival Theatre offer modern over night facilities to theatre productions

Value Add: Delivered client objectives within strict timelines and financial paramters

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Providing a marketing appraisal on a 16,730 sq ft owner occupied industrial facility

Marlowe House, Rudford Industrial Estate, Ford

Instruction: Provide a market appraisal of the likley rental and capital value of the various buildings on site

Value Add: Analytical advice

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Unit 1 and 2 Chichester Food Park , Chichester, West Sussex

Agreeing a pre-let on 40,000 sq ft extension to the clients main facility next door

Instruction: Lease negotiations, financial analysis and due diligence

Value Add: Delivered client objectives, minimised occupancy costs and build period within a restrictive timetable

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The Greenpower Centre, Fontwell, Chichester

Agreeing a rent review on a 2,500 sq ft - light industrial use - unique facility

Instruction: Rent review

Value Add: Enhanced asset value and cashflow

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Cost mitigation exercise

We were instructed to identifying potential revenue streams from a bespoke facility

Instruction: To provide a market appraisal on surplus space with the aim of delivering income and mitigating running costs. A range of options were appraised and considered

Value Add: Detailed analysis on the options along with risks and pros and cons of each option

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Plot 21 Terminus Road, Chichester

Agreeing a surrender of an onerous development lease on a 30,000 sq ft B2 industrial building

Instruction: To dispose of an onerous long leasehold interest in the open market - obsolete and dilapidated building.

Value Add: Mitigated on going occupancy costs and minimised exit costs and onereous liablities embedded in the lease.

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Henry Adams extends Planning team

Henry Adams LLP has appointed Zachariah Denton who joins its planning team alongside Peter Cleveland and Ellie White.Zac brings over four years of experience working at Arun District Council’s planning department and is currently undertaking an Apprenticeship at London South Bank University to become a Chartered Town Planner.The Henry Adams planning team is based at their...
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