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Pre-Acquisition Surveys

Mitigating risk and maximising value in property acquisition through technical due diligence and risk management.

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Bellerock Technical and real estate

Pre-Aquisition Surveys

Pragmatic and commercially driven technical due diligence that aligns with your objectives.

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Pre-Acquisition Surveys Services

How can Bellrock help?

Our consultancy team have market leading experience in providing Pre- Acquisition Technical Due Diligence to several of the UK’s leading pension funds, institutional investors and private equity houses. These include M&G Real Estate (PruPIM), Aviva and Standard Life.

We understand the drivers behind commercial property acquisitions and provide a tailored, flexible and agile response. We bring together other specialists as necessary to a provide comprehensive and appropriate technical due diligence reports to support the investment decision.

Our team has delivered in excess of 150 pre-acquisition instructions across the shopping centre, hotel, office, retail park, business park and industrial/logistics warehouse sectors, amounting to c. £1.5 billion by transaction value. We recognise instructions are often subject to confidentiality or are ‘off market’ and need to be completed within demanding timescales. Our team works with clients in a collaborative way to achieve this.

Our Successes

  • Supported major portfolio refinancing and disposal transactions
  • Enabled institutional investors to complete ‘off market transactions’
  • Provided technical advice around risk enabling clients to re-negotiate the deal terms
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Pre-Acquisition Surveys Benefits

What’s in it for you?

  • Over 120 years collective experience
  • Familiar with institutional investor approach and key ‘risk areas’
  • Consider buildings in terms of functional/operational requirements and ‘fitness for purpose’ from an investor risk
  • Environmental Legislation review due diligence to support the asset review
  • Able to commercially reconcile lease and service charge obligations to establish the investor risk
  • Executive Summary approach enabling clients to make decisions quickly
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Meet the Experts

Andrew Walker MD of Technical and Real Estate BIO

Andrew Walker MRICS

Managing Director of Technical and Real Estate

Estates consultancy expert
Andrew is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years' experience in the property sector. He supports asset managers, property owners and occupiers to develop, maintain and operate their portfolio using his extensive knowledge and experience. Andrew combines his technical project management and building surveying expertise with the application of new technologies to deliver robust property advice.
Andrew also works with clients co-ordinating refurbishment and new build construction projects.
Andrew Morley Head of Landlord services

Andrew Morley MRICS ACIArb

Head of Real Estate Services

Andrew is a leading service charge expert with over 35 years’ experience, specialising in property and construction disputes and matters relating to landlord and tenant relationships. He has acted as an expert witness on numerous occasions and was a quantum expert in a multi-million High Court case in 2017. Andrew was instrumental in the launch of the highly regarded annual SCOR report that benchmarks service charge payments and management to the RICS code of practice.
Neil Triggs Bellrock Technical and Real Estate Services

Neil Triggs BSc.(Hons) FRICS

Head of Technical

Neil is a Chartered Building Surveyor (FRICS) with over 30 years-experience across the public and property sectors. Neil has extensive experience in leading delivery and managing major work streams and frameworks within Building Consultancy and Project Management. His sector expertise includes retail, shopping centres, logistics, distribution warehousing and PFI assets.

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