Smiddy & Co is an independent commercial property consultancy providing a forward thinking, professional yet personal service. By being able to provide expert local knowledge through experience and market intelligence we seek to achieve best results for our clients.
Smiddy & Co act for a wide range of clients, advising owners, tenants, individual and corporate investors, developers and financial institutions on all types of commercial property.
Some examples of acquisition, disposal and property advice Smiddy & Co has provided includes:
Centennial Park, Elstree – (66 acre Business Park)
Following the completion of the 750,000 ft² Business Park by SEGRO, Smiddy & Co has continued to act for various institutional clients, private owners and tenants on the Park such as Local Authorities’ Mutual Investment Trust, Dencora LLP and Pure Technology in providing property advice and securing lettings on office, production, warehouse and technical buildings. Following the acquisition of Phase 300 by CCLA at the end of 2017 we let Units 310 and 385 (6,911 & 4,844 ft²) and are currently seeking a new tenant for Unit 370 a 10,300 ft² business / warehouse unit.
Greycaine Industrial Estate, Watford – 100,000 Ft²
Acting for Archaylen Properties, negotiated the acquisition of the freehold of over 100,000 ft² of industrial and office space. The property was subdivided into separate buildings from approx. 3,000 ft² up to 38,000 ft² that were then sold or let by Smiddy & Co. Currently instructed to let Unit 2a amounting to 4,225 ft² on the estate.
Caxton Way, Watford Business Park – 22,500 Ft²
Acting on behalf of Administrators BDO LLP, sold the 125 year long leasehold interest to Loxwood Contacts Ltd. Smiddy & Co were subsequently instructed by Loxwood to sell the unit and introduced Aerospares2000 as the purchaser. On behalf of Arospares2000 we have arranged the letting of one bay of the building amounting to 7,785 ft².
Colonial Way, Watford – 33,500 Ft²
Acting for Sigma Pharmaceuticals Plc, negotiated lease renewals on four warehouse units amounting to 22,000 ft² on Clive Way and acquired a further 11,500 ft² warehouse opposite, Unit 4 Imperial Park.
The Chequers, St Mary’s Way, Chesham – 12,580 Ft²
Acting for September Properties negotiated the acquisition of the vacant detached three storey office building. Once planning approval under Permitted Development Rights was obtained for residential conversion Smiddy & Co arranged the sale of the building to a Housing Association.
Wrotham Business Park, Barnet – 17,000 Ft²
Acting for Wrotham Park Settled Estates instructed to let offices in the 24 unit courtyard scheme of converted Victorian farm buildings located on the prestigious 2,500 acre privately owned estate. Units range in size from approx. 500 ft² up to 2,000 ft².
Christopher Smiddy is a familiar face in the region with property market experience of over 40 years, having spent most of his career in the commercial property market principally focused in the Home Counties around the M1 corridor / NW M25 region specialising in logistics, industrial and office agency, acquisition and disposal.