The object of professional property management is to maximise value. We use proactive methods to achieve this goal, anticipating and addressing problems before they arise and giving positive advice on active management issues, to enhance the value of your property.
Property Management today is a complex and ever more time-consuming skill due in a large part to the increasing plethora of regulation and compliance requirements. We assist clients with Health & Safety and Fire Risk Assessments, Insurance Placement & Claim Handling, Dilapidations, DDA Regulations, Tenancy Obligations, Condition Reports and Cleaning & Security issues.
A dedicated accounts department controls the collection of rents, calculation and apportionment of service charges and accounting to clients. Our accounting procedures are fully compliant with RICS account regulations.
We manage a large portfolio of residential property, ranging from short-term lettings, to tenancies controlled under the Rent Acts, including new lettings, rent collection, maintenance, and all other property management related issues that arise.
The firm advises a number of the largest landed estates in the Province, providing expertise in the acquisition and disposal of agricultural land, as well as effective management and letting of land on behalf of clients. The firm acts professionally on behalf of clients in relation to planning, compensation, arbitration and surveying matters.
As the Managing Agents in Northern Ireland for the Crown Estate, the firm has dealings on a day-to-day basis with all aspects of the marine-based Estate, and with its tenants and other bodies, including port and harbour authorities, local councils, government departments, the National Trust, yachtsmen and shell fishermen.
Rent reviews and lease renewals require not only expert knowledge of comparative property values, but also the negotiating skills of experienced practitioners. We negotiate reviews and renewals for both landlords and tenants and in each case our professional approach is based upon a first-hand understanding of the market, coupled with a clear appreciation of current business tenancies legislation and case law.
The firm advises clients on all aspects of rating and other property taxation, assisting particularly with issues arising from the statutory revaluation of commercial property for rating purposes.
McConnell Chartered Surveyors has considerable experience in dealing successfully with all aspects of claims arising from the acquisition of properties, either by compulsory purchase orders (vesting) or by agreement, by bodies with statutory vesting powers, whether for housing redevelopment, road and rail infrastructure improvements, or any other purpose.
29-31 Montgomery Street,
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 4NX
+44 (0) 28 90 205 900