Phase 2 of Refurbishment Scheme Completed

Following the recent completion of Phase 1 in July, Propitas have now certified completion of the final phase of the Cat A refurbishment of a third office suite and associated WCs at Lakeside North Harbour, Portsmouth. The project was completed on time and within budget, … Read More

Waterstones Portfolio Surveys

This summer Propitas have been appointed to inspect and report on Waterstones’ entire property portfolio across the UK, Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe. As a major retail operator and expanding business it is essential that Waterstones fully understand their property needs. No such exercise … Read More

Office refurbishment shortlisted for 2019 building awards

Propitas are delighted to announce that our Moretown project has been shortlisted for Best Office Refurbishment at the 2019 Building Awards. A truly innovative design by Gensler comprising full internal refurbishment, and vertical and horizontal extension. The project was managed by Propitas on behalf of … Read More

Propitas appointed as project manager in richmond

Propitas have been appointed as Project Manager & QS on a new office scheme in Richmond. The property has recently been acquired by our client and the scheme involves a full Cat A office refurbishment including internal remodelling and additional floorspace with a mansard story … Read More

Phase 1 of refurbishment scheme completes

Acting as Employer’s Agent, Propitas have certified Practical Completion on Phase 1 of a wider 38,000 sq ft office refurbishment. Procured on a design and build basis, this former canteen used by IBM as part of their former headquarters site in Portsmouth, has had a … Read More

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