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‘How To Navigate June Rent Quarter Day’ Bisnow Webinar

‘How To Navigate June Rent Quarter Day’ Bisnow Webinar

Coronavirus still remains, the lockdown is still in place, the economy is shrinking fast and the June rent quarter-day is on the horizon. How will occupiers and landlords deal with the ongoing situation?

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New Government Rules Will Force Landlords To Negotiate With Tenants

New Government Rules Will Force Landlords To Negotiate With Tenants

Our Managing Director, Anthony Lorenz, spoke to Bisnow on new government legislation prohibiting commercial Landlords from forcing Tenants to pay rent for the next 90 days. 

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Lorenz in the Press

Lorenz in the Press

We are providing advice to clients as well as input and insight to the press about the impact of the coronavirus on the commercial rental market.

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Surviving & Striving: Rent Payment Negotiations in A Time of Distress- Webinar Summary

Surviving & Striving: Rent Payment Negotiations in A Time of Distress- Webinar Summary

Listen to the 1st of Bisnow webinar (2 April) hosted by Mike Phillips, UK editor of Bisnow, featuring our Head of Lease Advisory Richard Russell and David Bulcher, Chairman of Bulcher Philips. 

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Bisnow & Lorenz Consultancy on Surviving & Striving: Rent Payment Negotiations in a Time of Distress- 2 April 2020

Bisnow & Lorenz Consultancy on Surviving & Striving: Rent Payment Negotiations in a Time of Distress- 2 April 2020

Bisnow & Lorenz Consultancy on Surviving & Striving: Rent Payment Negotiations In A Time Of Distress

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Listen to our Managing Director, Anthony Lorenz, Provide Further Advice to Tenants Facing Quarter Day Rent Payments

Listen to our Managing Director, Anthony Lorenz, Provide Further Advice to Tenants Facing Quarter Day Rent Payments

Anthony Lorenz gives a further update to Tenants facing quarter day rent in the midst of the Corona Virus Pandemic.

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Anthony Lorenz’s advice to Tenants, on paying their rent during the Corona Virus Pandemic

Anthony Lorenz’s advice to Tenants, on paying their rent during the Corona Virus Pandemic

Our Managing Director Anthony Lorenz gives advice to Tenants struggling as a result of closures due to Covid-19.

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Coronavirus means Pubs, Restaurants and Leisure Tenants need a Rent Freeze. Can Landlords Afford to Help them Out?

Coronavirus means Pubs, Restaurants and Leisure Tenants need a Rent Freeze. Can Landlords Afford to Help them Out?

As a result of Coronavirus, the UK’s pubs, bars, restaurants, theatres, cinemas and nightclubs are on their knees, and on 25 March, rent is falling due.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: A Message From Anthony Lorenz

COVID-19 UPDATE: A Message From Anthony Lorenz

We recognise this is worrying time for you, your employees and your business in this ever-changing and challenging environment in which we find ourselves in.

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My Busiest Sunday Ever

My Busiest Sunday Ever

Perhaps the most devastating effect on property became apparent to me on Sunday when no less than 12 Owners of Bars, Clubs and Restaurants phoned to ask how they are going to manage through a crisis.

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When is an Outside The Act Lease “Inside The Act”?

When is an Outside The Act Lease “Inside The Act”?

The 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act gave Tenants the rights, whose Leases Expire, the ability to renew at market rental terms.

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Global Investment Advisors Acquire New Mayfair Office for London HQ

Global Investment Advisors Acquire New Mayfair Office for London HQ

Having handled the acquisition of BYM Capital’s Mayfair office, we were introduced to Arena Investors, friends of BYM.

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Stylish Mayfair Office Acquired on Behalf of Major Residential Developer

Stylish Mayfair Office Acquired on Behalf of Major Residential Developer

BYM found that their serviced office space in Knightsbridge was no longer fit for purpose.

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The Serviced Office Market, Its Future and What Next?

The Serviced Office Market, Its Future and What Next?

Anthony Lorenz discusses the meteoric rise of serviced offices and co-working Operators, such as WeWork and The Office Group, taking long term leases and buying freeholds.

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Exciting Tech Start-up Successfully Expands into Second London Office

Exciting Tech Start-up Successfully Expands into Second London Office

Fintech company, PassFort, were in need of additional space due to their expansion.

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Andrew Knights Lands Win at the Mipim Tennis Classic 2019

Andrew Knights Lands Win at the Mipim Tennis Classic 2019

Congratulations to Andrew Knights of The Lorenz Consultancy and Jason Dunlop of Grant Thornton LLP, who were crowned winners of the MIPIM Tennis Tournament.

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The Lorenz Annual Bbq & Cowdray Gold Cup Final Day 2019

The Lorenz Annual Bbq & Cowdray Gold Cup Final Day 2019

Nothing gave me more pleasure than to invite a few friends and Clients to West Sussex for a wonderful day at my home.

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TLC Market Rent Guide

TLC Market Rent Guide

Download our Market Rent Guide to see the approximate minimum to maximum rent budget for each area in London.

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What are your rights when a Landlord intends to redevelop?

What are your rights when a Landlord intends to redevelop?

A Landlord can only oppose a renewal on certain limited grounds. Set out in Section 30 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

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1,200 Sq Ft High Quality Refurbished Period Office Floor Let to Property Company 

1,200 Sq Ft High Quality Refurbished Period Office Floor Let to Property Company 

Following the successful letting of the lower ground floor suites, we experienced a large amount of interest in the first floor,

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1,500 Sq Ft City Penthouse Office Let to Finance Company

1,500 Sq Ft City Penthouse Office Let to Finance Company

The Lorenz Consultancy were instructed to market part of the floor, comprising 1,500 sq ft fitted accommodation, and after a relatively short marketing campaign, a subtenant was secured for a term of 2 years.

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5,400 Sq Ft Grade A Fitted Mayfair Office Acquired for Finance Company

5,400 Sq Ft Grade A Fitted Mayfair Office Acquired for Finance Company

Reward Insight were served notice by their Landlord, who wanted vacant possession for redevelopment. Thus, there was no other option but to relocate. Following extensive negotiations, in which favourable terms were agreed, a new lease completed on flexible terms.

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Refurbished Kentish Town Office Acquired for Established Robotics Company

Refurbished Kentish Town Office Acquired for Established Robotics Company

An established robotics company came to us to negotiate terms on some 3,500 sq ft of media style refurbished space on Gordon House Road, Kentish Town, we successfully completed a new 10 year lease for our client on favourable terms.

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Creative Animation Film Business Acquire 1,000 Sq ft in Southwark

Creative Animation Film Business Acquire 1,000 Sq ft in Southwark

We went to the market seeking alternative creative office space for our Client, eventually acquiring a new lease on the refurbished second floor at 81 Southwark Street.

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Tech Venture Capitalists Secure First Conventional Lease on New Oxford Street Office

Tech Venture Capitalists Secure First Conventional Lease on New Oxford Street Office

Our Client's office space was no longer appropriate for the business going forward. We were instructed to search for new premises, and came across an off market opportunity. Our client completed a new lease on some 1,300 sq ft on the 4th floor of 112 New Oxford Street.

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Digital Marketing Agency Secures 7,000 Sq Ft of Fitted Media Style Space in Fitzrovia

Digital Marketing Agency Secures 7,000 Sq Ft of Fitted Media Style Space in Fitzrovia

Our Client entrusted us with the task of finding a short - medium term office, to facilitate their anticipated expansion. We eventually completed a new sublease on the part 3rd floor at 50 Eastcastle Street, which was fully fitted and ready to move into, on favourable terms.

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Fulham Road Retail Unit Let to Hair Salon

Fulham Road Retail Unit Let to Hair Salon

Having handled all lettings and lease negotiations on the parade for the past 6 years, an existing tenant, Leto Café, wished to exit the premises early. We marketed the unit on a new lease, which led to a letting to Gregni London, at a rent of £85,000 pax.

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New Lease Granter to Fiztrovia Cocktail Venue 

New Lease Granter to Fiztrovia Cocktail Venue 

The existing Tenant was not trading satisfactory, and wanted to terminate their lease early. We sourced a new Tenant and a new lease was granted in line with a simultaneous surrender of the existing lease.

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VIDEO: WHAT IS A RENT REVIEW?

VIDEO: WHAT IS A RENT REVIEW?

Richard Russell discusses the meaning and processes involved in a commercial rent review. Richard explains the options within a rent review and lease renewal from the perspective of both a tenant and a landlord.

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1,800 Sq Ft Retail Unit Let to Beauty Salon

1,800 Sq Ft Retail Unit Let to Beauty Salon

Taking instructions on behalf of Hawes and Curtis, we introduced a Tenant, who took over the assignment of the lease.

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1,300 Sq Ft Grosvenor Gardens Office Space Let to International Fashion Brand

1,300 Sq Ft Grosvenor Gardens Office Space Let to International Fashion Brand

Taking instructions on behalf of BLJ group, we were tasked to dispose of their accommodation on Grosvenor Gardens.

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Engineering Co Relocate from Clerkenwell to 2,566 sq ft Stratford Office 

Engineering Co Relocate from Clerkenwell to 2,566 sq ft Stratford Office 

Whilst handling the early surrender of their lease on Vine Hill, we were urgently searching for accommodation for an inevitable relocation.

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700 Sq ft Acquired on Behalf of Well Established Tailors 

700 Sq ft Acquired on Behalf of Well Established Tailors 

Taking instructions in late 2017 to source suitable expansion space for a workshop, we subsequently introduced Mirpuri Bespoke to 24 Hanover Square.

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1,800 Sq ft Acquired for International Medical Client 

1,800 Sq ft Acquired for International Medical Client 

Having handled the upward only rent review on the 4th floor in 2017, we knew that our client was keen to expand within the building.

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The Spotlight on Frank- One Year On

The Spotlight on Frank- One Year On

We talk to Frank Perri on his first year working as a Surveyor for The Lorenz Consultancy

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First Place for Lorenz!

First Place for Lorenz!

We are delighted to have been ranked first place in the Top 40 UK Property Firms "Turnover Per Fee Earner" category, in the Property Week Agency Survey 2018!

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A Bonus Deal for the Ruskin Hotel 

A Bonus Deal for the Ruskin Hotel 

We were appointed by The Ruskin Hotel to handle a lease renewal.

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21,00 Sq ft Former Casino Lease Assigned to Unique Leisure Occupier

21,00 Sq ft Former Casino Lease Assigned to Unique Leisure Occupier

Long standing Client, London Clubs, closed the 21,000 sq ft historic casino, and instructed us to market the premises on the basis of an assignment of the existing lease. 

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Long Standing Tenant Lease Surrendered for Vacant Possession to Develop 

Long Standing Tenant Lease Surrendered for Vacant Possession to Develop 

Engineering Management Services were introduced to us when it was apparent they would need to relocate in time with the expiry of their lease in November 2018.

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Homebase’s CVA Has Churned Up More Ill Will Between Landlords and Retail Tenants

Homebase’s CVA Has Churned Up More Ill Will Between Landlords and Retail Tenants

The recent atmosphere of mistrust over CVA’s could seriously damage future relations between the two. Rocky times are a sad fact of any relationship.

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Looking Back on 2018 – The Lorenz Consultancy’s Year in Review

Looking Back on 2018 – The Lorenz Consultancy’s Year in Review

Despite Brexit, the Commercial Property Market in London held up in 2018.

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Hearst Headquarters Exit Success

Hearst Headquarters Exit Success

Having acted for The National Magazine Company intermittently for nearly 30 years, we were flattered to be appointed to handle their exit dilapidations

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How can a lease end?

How can a lease end?

The appropriate method of termination depends on whether the lease has the protection of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

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Understanding the Case of S Frances LTD V the Cavendish Hotel (London) LTD

Understanding the Case of S Frances LTD V the Cavendish Hotel (London) LTD

The supreme Court decision urging more Tenants to question the credibility of their Landlord's intentions to redevelop.

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Lorenz Nominated “Best Newcomer” After 5 Decades in the Business!

Lorenz Nominated “Best Newcomer” After 5 Decades in the Business!

Anthony Lorenz has been nominated, along side 5 other doyennes of the Commercial Property Market for the award of Best Newcomer in the Props.

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We consulted with The Lorenz Consultancy Agency Team when searching for warehouse premises and a London showroom for our expanding furniture business. The team sent us a great selection of properties, we settled on one we liked with good transport access (as we have lots of deliveries in and out) and the Lorenz team negotiated a superb deal for us. A charismatic team with unrivalled experience and skill, and it shows!

Ben Hall
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