Commercial management

Our Property and Asset Management team manage an extensive portfolio of commercial properties across the County and beyond. The challenge of commercial property management is the ever-changing legislative framework and so there is no substitute for in depth and practical knowledge; such knowledge is essential from both the landlord and tenant viewpoints, to avoid what could be expensive pitfalls. Effective asset management will deliver higher investment performance irrespective of market conditions. We manage properties in accordance with the RICS service Professional Statement guidelines, providing the peace of mind that comes from knowing your investment is in safe hands.

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Our management services

Each property has a dedicated and experienced manager allocated to oversee each property and management is undertaken in accordance with the RICS Professional Statement guidelines. The holding of client’s money is done in a named client account and service charge accounting is also done in accordance with RICS regulations. Some of the services we provide include:

  • Rent collection and accounting (including VAT when required)
  • Service charge administration, accounting and audit
  • Service contract tendering and administration
  • Preparation of accounts for filing by the Company Secretary at Companies House
  • Payment of costs through an authorised budgetary approvals process in accordance with the RICS regulation
  • Tenant liaison
  • Regular inspections and client reporting including recommendations for management efficiencies
  • Planned and preventative maintenance and dealing with emergency repairs and insurance claims
  • Supervision of qualified contractors
  • Health & Safety and advice on other statutory regulations
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Credit Control

Instructing us to collect and account for property cash flows enables you to focus on your investment. We take day-to-day responsibility for the finance function and use segregation of duties and controls to provide efficient services.

The services can include:

  • Reporting to you and stakeholders including banks and trustees
  • Active credit management to minimise arrears and maximise income
  • Willingness to enter into duty-of-care agreements with the relevant client
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Get in touch with one of our friendly team

We demand top quality management of our properties, and expect a cautious eye to costs to be maintained. This fine balance is consistently achieved. Being a locally based firm, ASH bring local knowledge and networks to the table, and the effective back office is near at hand, as is any additional necessary professional support.

Market your property with ASH

  • Free market appraisal
  • Independent practice established in 1989 
  • Offices in Gloucester and Cheltenham
  • Extensive network of contacts and prospective customers
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