Mathew Ward Celebrates APC Success

After months of hard work (and the years of higher education preceding), Propitas are delighted to announce that Mathew Ward from the Crawley office has passed his APC and is now a fully Chartered Building Surveyor. It has been a challenging but ultimately rewarding journey … Read More

Propitas appointed on new commercial office refurbishment

Works have commenced on the refurbishment and fit out of FIEC’s new offices in Market Harborough. Propitas initially undertook a pre-purchase Building Survey of the property and were thereafter appointed to undertake the design, specification and contract administration of the strip out, refurbishment and fit … Read More

Propitas celebrate summer with clients

The Propitas team are gearing up for their annual Summer event with a number of clients. On 5th and 6th July, Directors from all three offices will be hosting a driving weekend in the Cotswolds. The weekend will be spent touring the area in a … Read More

99% dilapidations saving on industrial property

Propitas were instructed by an occupier of an 18,000 sq ft industrial unit to advise upon an exit strategy approaching lease end. The Landlord’s terminal dilapidations claim amounted to £182,000, however, following negotiations with their surveyors, we achieved a financial settlement of just £1,600 without … Read More

Cracking Start to New Financial Year

In spite of the ongoing political uncertainties, Propitas are experiencing their best ever start to a new financial year. Director Chris Hodgson comments that “we are busy across all three offices, with a notable increase in not only significant project work, but technical due diligence … Read More

Propitas complete refurbishment of iconic Hodges Figgis

Propitas have recently completed the refurbishment of this iconic building in the heart of Dublin’s historic city centre. Hodges Figgis was founded in 1768 and is the largest bookshop in Ireland and is a designated ‘Protected Structure’. It was famously mentioned in James Joyce’s novel … Read More

Feedback from this year’s RICS annual conference

Propitas recently attended the RICS Building Surveying Conference in London. We were provided with updates in regard to fire safety, the building regulations and the economy before being treated to an inspirational talk by former RAF fast jet pilot Mandy Hickson. The conference provided an … Read More

Propitas appointed on midlands logistics hub

Propitas were engaged by a major logistics operator to undertake a pre-acquisition building survey prior to their acquisition of a property totalling 164,000 square feet.  As part of the inspection, an extensive schedule of condition was prepared to limit the client’s exposure to future dilapidations … Read More

GREAT TIME LAPSE VIDEO OF OUR THOMAS MORE SQUARE PROJECT

View the incredible time-lapse video of our Thomas More Square project showing progress from start to completion. The project included an additional ‘floating’ roof extension, bespoke facade, Cat A fit out and a great use of glulam and CLT to the mullions and feature stairs. … Read More

PROPITAS MAKE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS

As a business we acknowledge the need to continually strive to reduce our carbon footprint and as part of our commitment to our ISO14001 standard, we have recently made improvements to our Crawley office to improve its energy efficiency. An aspect of our work was to … Read More

PROPITAS ATTENDS RICS BUILDING SURVEYING CONFERENCE

Directors and Associates from the Propitas team will be attending this year’s RICS Buildings Surveying conference on 2 May 2019 in central London.  The annual conference provides the profession with the latest developments within the industry, with guidance on key topics impacting surveying and the … Read More

Propitas Appointed On New Builds In Central London

Propitas are delighted to be advising on and project managing these exciting new schemes on behalf of our clients Almero Holdings UK Ltd and City Inc. Each scheme promises quirky, leading edge design befitting of the urban areas in which they are located. Access the … Read More

Propitas Appointed by Waterstones

Lease analysis has been completed and surveys will soon be underway to inspect and report on Waterstones’ entire property portfolio located throughout the UK and Ireland – helping a much valued client better understand their property needs…. Read More

Birmingham Office Attends Networking Group

Propitas recently attended Quadriga”s Heritage & Conservation Networking Group – Heritage Morning. The topics covered included presentations on concrete preservation, the ongoing works to maintain Durham Cathedral and a fascinating insight into the processes involved in manufacturing replacement faience and terracotta pieces. Thank you Quadriga!… Read More

PROPITAS FEATURE IN COLMORE LIFE MAGAZINE

Director of our Birmingham office, Chris Hodgson was interviewed recently to feature in the latest edition of the Colmore Life Magazine.  The magazine covers all aspects of business and events around Birmingham’s Business District.  Follow this link to read the full article. View Full Article… Read More

REFURBSIHMENT OF OFFICES IN FLEET

Following settlement of the dilapidations claim on behalf of the landlord (achieving 87% of the original claim value), we have been instructed to put in hand the refurbishment of these offices, including sub-division of the space to maximise flexibility of the offering to prospective tenants. … Read More

PROPITAS COMPLETE OFFICE FIT OUT FOR HITACHI

Propitas recently provided Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultancy services to Hitachi in respect of the fit out of their offices in Staines Upon Thames in Surrey. Due to an urgent requirement to occupy the space, the project was Fast Tracked with the site ready for … Read More

MIDLANDS PROPERTY QUIZ 2019

Director, Christopher Hodgson and Associate, Stefan Oehl from our Birmingham office will be attending this year’s Midlands Property Quiz at the ICC on Thursday 21 February.  The event has been running for over 20 years, raising money for a number of charities including LandAid, Starlight … Read More

PROPITAS ATTEND PROPERTY FOR KIDS COMEDY EVENING

Stefan Oehl from our Birmingham office joined the evening’s sponsors, Estilo Interiors Ltd, at this year’s Property for Kids comedy evening at the Glee Club in Birmingham.  Property for Kids raises money for disadvantaged children in the West Midlands and supports many charities throughout the … Read More