Marinas and water-based leisure

Experts in coastal and inland marinas, multi-use lakes, fisheries and more

GVA specialises in all areas of water-based leisure, providing planning, valuation, property management, agency and acquisitions advice.

Having a diverse mix of clients from major institutions such as ING Real Estate, MDL, British Waterways, Canal and River Trust and Scottish Enterprises, the GVA marinas and water-based leisure team offers a whole range of services.

We have extensive experience in providing property management, facilities management and destination marketing services and we evaluate facilities for loan security and accounts purposes.

We dispose, acquire and sub-let a variety of water-based leisure facilities and negotiate lease renewals.

Our business rates advisers recognise that the rateable value of a marina is linked to its trading potential and expert knowledge of the way the marina business works is vital in helping our client’s to make a decision on whether to appeal.

GVA’s Building Consultancy team produce condition surveys and dilapidations advice, project monitoring and management on a variety of city based and rural marinas.

GVA also offers invaluable planning, development and regeneration advice, helping to prepare complex marina license applications as well as develop regeneration strategies with our clients to meet their objectives.

For examples of marinas GVA has been involved with, view our case studies here.