Interim Property Assets Surveyor
3 months, Inside IR35, home working, £300 – £350pd
A Local Authority are seeking an interim Principal Surveyor to immediately join their Investment Team in the Property Services section who manage a substantial and interesting commercial property portfolio including office, industrial, retail and leisure assets.
The role will comprise hands on estate management, landlord and tenant work, rent reviews, lease renewals, new lettings, valuations and managing service charges.
The Council holds a substantial commercial property investment portfolio principally comprising industrial, office and retail assets. Valued at c. £265m and which produces an annual rental income in excess of £17m. The portfolio comprises approximately 300 ground leased and directly managed assets including a shopping centre.
Rental income is a major contributor to the financial sustainability of the Council and the income received significantly exceeds that generated through the collection of Council Tax.
Reporting to and supporting to the Asset Manager, the main duties will include:
Carrying out day to day investment portfolio duties arising from the commercial assets (both ground leases and directly let properties predominantly office and industrial assets) including;
Rent reviews, negotiating new lettings, lease renewals, regearings and generally dealing with all landlord and tenant matters arising including processing applications for landlords consent, surrenders and dilapidations. Debt monitoring and income management are also a particular focus at present
Estate management of multi-let properties including managing service charges and budgeting
The candidate to this role will need to be an RICS qualified General Practice Surveyor:
Post qualification experience in a commercial property environment with a good working knowledge and understanding of commercial leases
At least 3 years Local Authority experience