Are you looking for a high quality, individual client tailored service from an experienced professional team?
Our dedicated Commercial Property Management team are able to provide the following services across the UK:
Our services include:
Rent Collection and Lease Administration
Kemsley have a management team of 9 people including 3 dedicated accounts staff, each with a portfolio of clients to look after and for whom they each handle the invoicing, administration and collection of rent. Leasing, Tenant and Rent Review/Lease renewal matters are handled by the 3 qualified Chartered Surveyors each with a dedicated portfolio of their own. The Team is supported by a Personal Assistant.
Service Charge Management, Administration and Collection, and Insurance
We look after service charges from preparing budgets to appointing term contractors, supervising works, liaising with tenants and preparing annual accounts to balance sheet level. We can also arrange insurance for the properties through a broker and collect monies due and pay the insurance company.
Proactive Management and Lease Re-gearing
Kemsley offer a bespoke service and will tailor each instruction to the client’s needs. We can review a portfolio or property and advise on the best way forward to meet the client’s needs and aspirations. This may include disposal and purchase, redevelopment, refurbishment, break up or a renegotiation of lease terms.
Advice on all Landlord and Tenant matters
We have in-house expertise to undertake all matters relating to Landlord and Tenant issues including advising on lease terms to suit the property, negotiating rent reviews and lease renewals and dealing with issues that arise throughout the term of the relevant lease. This would include issues relating to liability for repairs to the demise or common parts of a property or liaising with tenants over improvements.
Lease Administration and Covenant Compliance
Kemsley will handle all aspects of Lease administration including keeping copies of all relevant documents recording and monitoring key issues including review dates, stepped rent increases, licenses for alterations, assignments and sub-lettings and lease expiry dates. This information would be computer linked to provide the relevant rent, insurance and service charge invoicing and the provision of stopping demands where appropriate at lease end.
Management of Repairs and Maintenance
Kemsley has a dedicated repairs, maintenance and compliance Manager organising, monitoring and signing off all repair and maintenance issues. Contractors have to be on the Kemsley Approved Contractors List and have provided insurance details, method statements and Health and Safety policies as appropriate. Regular site inspections are carried out and any works arising are supervised and signed off. We collect all monies due and pay contractors when works are approved.
Inspections and Tailored Reporting
The frequency of inspections will be tailored to meet the needs of the client and the property. Where appropriate an agreed form of regular report would be prepared and sent to the client. We would also carry out further ad hoc inspections where a particular problem occurred or to meet tenants or contractors.
Compliance with Statutory Obligations
We can monitor both tenant compliance with Statutory Obligations including, asbestos, fire risk assessments, Disability Discrimination Act compliance and Water treatment. This would also be undertaken where the Landlord is responsible for all or the common parts of a building and could be either direct or through the service charge provisions depending on the specific lease terms.
Kemsley can offer full consultancy advice on all property matters via our Commercial Property Management, Professional and Commercial Agency teams.
Kemsley LLP are registered under BS EN ISO 9001 (2000) and as an integral part of that registration we are only able to instruct external contractors upon whom we hold relevant information and insurance details.
If you are interested in becoming an Approved Contractor, please also provide as much information about your company, location areas covered etc., also please download the attached questionnaires and complete and return together with the requested information to firstname.lastname@example.org
As soon as we receive the requested information we will be able to place you on our Approved Contractors Database.
Please note all queries should be addressed to the main property management e-mail address and all enquiries sent to individuals will be discounted, unless information has been specifically requested by them.
Since April 2008, Private Limited Companies have not been obliged to appoint a Company Secretary, unless the company’s Article of Association document contains a specific reference to the company having one. Many Management Companies choose to have their appointed Managing Agent to act as Company Secretary.
For an annual fee (or fee to be included within the main management fee), Kemsley LLP, can act as Corporate Company Secretary for clients. We have administrators to deal specifically with company secretarial duties and legal administration who have secure electronic links to Companies House. Duties will include:
- Providing information to Statutory Authorities
- Filing the Annual Return and Accounts
- Managing Register of Directors and Shareholders
- Transfer of Shares (if applicable)
Whilst the portfolio is predominately commercial in nature, we also look after a variety of residential properties from Ground Rents through Registered Tenancies and Assured Shorthold Tenancies to service charge management. We are set up and registered with the relevant Deposit Protection Schemes and geared to provide advice and service at whatever level is required. Please refer to the Landlord and Tenant fee links for associated charges.