SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Business rates

CHALLENGE

  • Property vacant since summer of 2009 and client paying substantial empty rates.

RESULTS

  • After a year of negotiation, providing marketing history and costings, convinced the Valuation Officer that the property is beyond economic repair.
  • Valuation Office agreed to ascribe a rateable value of £0 (nil) effective from 1 April 2010, saving the client in excess of £275k.