External Repair & Maintenance Works To Aireside House

Following our client acquiring the freehold of Aireside House in Leeds City centre earlier this year, Propitas were appointed by the Landlord to act as Contract Administrator with respect of some essential repair and maintenance works to this multi-occupied property. The project, where the scope … Read More

Propitas Commence Project Management On Richmond Site

Construction work is now underway on our project in Richmond where we are acting as Project Manager. The existing office building will undergo a substantial transformation with an additional storey, extended floorplates, new facades and a full Cat A refurbishment to provide 28,000 sq ft … Read More

4/5 Lochside Park, Edinburgh

Acting as Project Manager and Employer’s Agent, Propitas have certified Practical Completion of a circa £3.5 million refurbishment of this building situated in a prominent location on Edinburgh Park. The property has been the subject of a substantial facelift and overhaul, including building fabric and … Read More

Covid-19 Update

We hope all our clients, colleagues and friends are keeping safe and well. These are tough times for everyone but Propitas remain open for business and are still taking new enquiries. We continue to manage active construction sites, providing detailed input as to the recommended … Read More

An Update For Our Clients

Given the unprecedented situation in which we currently find ourselves, and with due consideration to recent government advice, we have taken certain precautions in order to protect our staff and clients and ensure that we can continue to provide our services to you. With effect from Monday 16 March 2020, all … Read More

Contractor Appointed On Bermondsey Project

ARJ Construction have been appointed to construct our Bermondsey project. The scheme will provide 43 luxury apartments and 20,000 square feet of high spec office space. Propitas are providing both PM and EA services. As can be seen from the CGIs, the finished product promises … Read More

Propitas to Host Dilapidations Seminar

In partnership with Tim Rayner of Irwin Mitchell LLP, Birmingham Director Chris Hodgson is hosting a seminar on dilapidations in Birmingham on Wednesday 4 March 2020. The seminar will cover such topics as strategic end of lease considerations and best practice dilapidations procedures. All of … Read More

Propitas Provides Advice To Vehicle Components Retailer

Propitas were appointed by a national retailer to undertake dilapidations assessments of a number of their retail locations across the UK (including sites in Scotland, Wales and Cornwall) as part of a strategic review of current lease liabilities. Detailed inspections of the properties were undertaken … Read More

Planned Maintenance Schedules For Real Estate Investors PLC

Propitas have been instructed to report on and complete planned preventative maintenance schedules on a portfolio of properties for Real Estate Investors PLC. The properties vary from historic buildings in town centre locations to more modern buildings located on commercial business parks. The reports will … Read More

Financial Settlement of Landlord’s Dilapidations Claim

A recent instruction typifies the type of dilapidations instruction that Propitas are appointed to deal with. We prepared a Terminal Schedule of Dilapidations on a 23,000ft2 office on behalf of the landlord, a large Property Company. The building was subsequently sold around the time of … Read More

Propitas Appointed on Major Serviced Office Scheme

On behalf of Northwood Investors International, Propitas have been appointed as Project Manager, Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant on the multi-million pound refurbishment of the former Diageo office in Edinburgh, which they acquired in the middle part of 2019. The works will result in the … Read More

Propitas Completes Works To Grade II Listed Former Bank

Propitas were appointed by the Landlord to act as Contract Administrator to deliver the external maintenance works to a multi-storey Georgian property comprising a hotel and bar in Liverpool City centre. The project included specialist stonework repairs and restoration, overhauling the timber framed windows, roof repairs and replacing … Read More

Feasibility Instruction Lands at Gatwick

Propitas were instructed to report on the condition of two buildings within the Gatwick Airport footprint and to compare the costs and feasibility of ongoing repair against major refurbishment or reconstruction. The buildings in question provide a critical function in the day-to-day operation of this major UK transport hub. Propitas were chosen due … Read More

Propitas celebrate Christmas 2019

The Propitas Directors, staff and their partners celebrated Christmas 2019 with an alternative afternoon of axe throwing in the Warwickshire countryside followed by a Medieval banquet at Warwick Castle and an overnight stay at the Ardencote Hotel. A great opportunity to celebrate another successful year … Read More

Propitas undertake Pre-Acquisition Survey

Propitas were appointed to undertake a pre-acquisition survey of a 14,000 square foot office building on behalf of an international electronics firm as part of their long leasehold acquisition. Although the building was just 10 years old and had never been occupied we identified significant … Read More

Propitas Advise Major Electrical Distributor

Propitas were appointed to provide strategic dilapidations advice and an assessment of potential dilapidations liabilities in respect of a large distribution facility in Bedfordshire. The property comprised a large warehouse and ancillary offices extending to 116,000 square feet with extensive yard areas. An assessment was … Read More

A Race Against Time

Propitas were engaged by a major logistics operator to project manage the fit-out of a large distribution facility totalling 164,000 square feet. This followed the successful acquisition of the property with Propitas undertaking a pre-acquisition building survey and schedule of condition. Working to an accelerated … Read More

Propitas completes midlands logistics hub fit out

Propitas were engaged by a major logistics operator to project manage the fit-out of a large distribution facility totalling 164,000 square feet. This followed the successful acquisition of the property with Propitas undertaking a pre-acquisition building survey and schedule of condition. Working to an accelerated … Read More

Propitas London Office Appoints New Chartered Surveyor

Propitas are delighted to announce that Adam Bray has joined the Propitas London team. Adam is a Chartered Building Surveyor and brings with him a wealth of knowledge in both project and professional services delivery. Harvey James, Director and head of the London office, commented … Read More

Propitas attend IPF midlands annual dinner

Director, Chris Hodgson, attended the Birmingham IPF dinner on Thursday 24 October, as a guest of Tim Rayner of Irwin Mitchell LLP. Lord William Hague was the guest speaker, who provided a light hearted take on all things political. A superb event and a great … Read More