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Commercial Property Department has a record year

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The Commercial Property Department at Hughes Paddison has achieved new heights over the previous 12 months in terms of deal value, new client wins, and service levels.

Paul Engelbrecht (Head of Department) commented that “Our Team has worked extremely hard and pulled together to exceed our clients’ expectations, achieving their goals on budget and ahead of time.  We have a fantastic team here which is well supported and through hard work and attention to detail managed to ensure that every single one of our clients felt reassured in achieving their objectives”.

Notable deals included Neil Belcher, Director in the department, handling a £50 million refinance of a property portfolio for a major investor client; completing the refinance for a developer on a £20 million site in Bristol; Paul Engelbrecht’s completion of the tenth development for Dunedin Homes & Developments Limited.  The Dunedin Homes development was a £6 million site with numerous issues which we resolved, settled funding on, and then subsequently sold in tranches and refinanced. They are now a top 50 national housebuilder and we are extremely pleased to be associated with them from the beginning. Paul Harris handled several valuable deals including the purchase of a number of development sites and several commercial units in and around Cheltenham and continues to provide an excellent service to his clients.

Paul also commented “Very simply, through sheer hard work and a real team effort we have built up a very robust network of local clients, including developers, house builders, landlords and tenants in all sectors. We work closely with trusted agents, lenders, planners, accountants and professionals to ensure that they all achieve their objectives.  We also act for various PLC clients and local business who have extensive property portfolios that we manage and assist with. Let us not forget about the smaller SMEs and businesses. No matter how big or small your matter is, we are always here to listen and work with you to achieve what you want. There is an old African saying that “In order to achieve great things one has to do many little things well!”

Whilst the majority of our clients are local to us, we also act for clients further afield and make every effort to ensure that their needs are adequately serviced and our advice is effectively communicated, understood and acted upon as appropriate.

We appreciate that these are uncertain times for many and people may be focused on their own personal lives at the moment but if you do have any queries or want to run something by us, please do not hesitate to contact Paul Engelbrecht or a member of our Team, who are always available and will be more than happy to assist with you.

Paul Engelbrecht – Director, Head of Commercial Property


Telephone:  01242 586868 / 07799 481239