Retail Sector


In the fast-moving retail sector it is crucial to work with a team of trusted advisers whose industry savvy knowledge allows them to advise on current trends and likely developments.

Our Pre-Acquisition Surveys and Pre-Lease Surveys set out the advantages of a building as well as any potential downsides. This means our clients don’t have to deal with costly surprises when the ink has dried.

Jones Melling also provides timely and accurate Cost Analyses, tailored to the needs of clients including high street retail chains, trade counters, independent retailers, and showroom operators.

Crucially, our Schedule of Condition at the start of a lease delivers important legal protection against expensive dilapidations claims further down the line.

Whether you are in a pre-purchase or lease position, we provide trusted specialist advice to ensure you are fully compliant with all regulatory requirements relating to retail activity.

Jones Melling has an enviable track record nationally of helping clients successfully reduce unreasonable end of lease dilapidation costs, with our current average sitting at a 58 per cent reduction in claim costs.

Our can-do experts can also deliver a broad spectrum of Building Surveying services based on the specific requirements of our clients and the life-cycle of the building.