Most commercial leases contain clauses which require the tenant to maintain the property to a certain standard. These clauses mainly relate to repairs, redecoration and reinstatement of tenant alterations. Recently, dilapidations have become an increasingly specialist area and an area that JMC Surveyors are well versed in.
We act for both landlords and tenants, providing tailored and tactical advice on how to approach a dilapidations claim both throughout the tenancy and at lease expiry. We act to ensure that any claim is settled fairly and efficiently ensuring that our client achieved value for money. From drafting schedules of dilapidations to Section18 (1) valuations JMC surveyors has settled millions of pounds of claims for landlords and likewise reduced tenant deficits significantly.