Issue details

Commissioning of a Commercial Property Agent

This report seeks approval by the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources to commence the procurement process for the provision of a Commercial Property Agent. 


The County Council commenced a programme to acquire commercial investments following approval of its Asset Management Policy and Strategy in August 2018.    It has since acquired two commercial investment properties for revenue return one in Crawley, in November 2018 and one in Hove, in February 2019.


Procurement of a Commercial Property Agent is now proposed via a mini competition from the Homes England Property Professional Services Framework.  The Agent will advise the County Council on the acquisition of additional property for its investment portfolio and manage the portfolio, including provision of advice on performance, lease renewal negotiations and rent review negotiations.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2019

Decision due: August 2019 by Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources

Lead member: Councillor Jeremy Hunt

Contact: Elaine Sanders, Property Services Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 25605.

Consultation process

Representation can be made to the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resource during the 28 day period prior to the date by which the decision can be taken.


County Council Capital and Asset Board

Democratic Services Contact: Suzannah Hill Tel 033 022 22551

Background3: A Council that works for the Community


Background papers

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