Valuation case studies

Valuations for all property sectors

Our commercial and residential property Valuation Consultancy team applies in-depth market knowledge, experience, research and analysis across a range of properties, including niche sectors like automotive and roadside, minerals, waste management, energy, environmental, and hotels and leisure facilities.

Strathclyde Pension Fund – National Portfolio

GVA was appointed by Glasgow City Council to provide quarterly valuations of their Strathclyde Pension Fund property portfolio which consists of circa 50 properties

Contact Robert Baldwin, 020 7911 2342,

CBRE – Gemini Portfolio

Valued at circa £450 million GVA was instructed to value PropInvest’s Gemini portfolio

The 34 strong portfolio comprises a mix of industrial, office and retail assets

Valued for security purposes

Contact Robert Baldwin, 020 7911 2342,

Canal Reach, Kings Cross

Mixed use development including 129 private and affordable apartments and commercial uses, together with an Energy Centre

Valuation to support development funding

Contact Jacob Kut, 020 7911 2829,

Westfield, London

Appraisal and valuations for International group accounts

GVA valued Westfield’s two largest UK centres, Westfield London and Stratford

Westfield London includes 4 Anchor stores & Waitrose supermarket, 270 speciality shops, and designer boutiques, 40 restaurants and catering units, over 30 kiosks and a 14 screen cinema

Contact Roger Dunnett, 020 7911 2810,

Triangle Portfolio - National

Portfolio of 17 properties predominantly located in the West Midlands but also located within the South East, South West and Scotland

Loan Security Valuation for Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Valued at circa £250 million - new lending

Contact, Rebecca Millard, 0121 609 8044,

Ravenside Retail Park

A prominent retail warehouse park constructed in the late 1980s and refurbished in 2001. Consists of 10 single storey units with a total floor area of 13,947.4 sqm (150,134 sq ft)

Tenants include Halfords, Go Outdoors, Currys, The Range and Dunelm

Open A1 non-food retail planning consent

Valued for Loan security purposes

Contact Martin Patrick, 0121 609 8809,

University Hospitals of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust

An IFRS valuation review of the Trust’s fixed assets relating, to four separate sites for 2011 and 2012

Desk top review of fixed assets under IAS 16, IAS 40, IRFS 5 with regard to estates plan and capital expenditure plan for that financial year

PFI hospital review

Provided reviews in relation Ratingassessments

Currently providing additional advice on:

Reviewing componentisation and life aspects adopted

Reviewed remaining life’s compared to previous assessments

Contact Martin Patrick, 0121 609 8809,

Network Rail

GVA was instructed by Network Rail to act as property consultants advising on valuation and related compulsory purchase compensation issues in connection with a major new rail infrastructure project in Manchester City centre known as the Ordsall Chord

The new rail link is intended to connect existing main line stations and enhance rail network capacity in the region. The required temporary and permanent land acquisitions needed to deliver the scheme will be secured by negotiation if possible but otherwise in tandem with Compulsory Purchase Order proceedings

The scheme impacts a broad range of City Centre land and property assets. We are preparing valuations for acquisition budget estimates, and are involved in negotiations to secure agreements in advance of formal CPO process

Contact Mike King, 0161 956 4008,

Kings Waterfront, Liverpool

Valuation of the former Kings Dock, now comprising a major 36 acre development site

Located on the historic Mersey waterfront adjacent to the Albert Dock, the site already houses the new Liverpool Echo Arena – an 11,000 seat entertainment venue and adjacent BT Convention Centre

The remainder of the site is partly developed with 10 new hotels and a multi storey car park, with planning consent for a further three office buildings and 10 separate residential parcels

GVA provided valuation advice for accounts purposes but has also been involved in providing development and other strategic advice in relation to the site

Contact Andrew Watson, 0151 471 6731,

Manchester University

Valuation for loan security purposes

A portfolio of 13 properties, predominantly used for educational purposes. In addition to teaching acommodation, the portfolio also included a car park, concert hall, music centre and specialist laboratories

GVA was asked to provide the market value of the properties for loan security purposes. We were subsequently asked to provide valuation advice to the University for accounts purposes, reporting the Existing Use Value

Contact Roger Phillips, 0161 956 4302

The Capital, Old Hall Street, Liverpool

Valuation of one of Liverpool’s landmark office buildings with prominence from the Mersey waterfront, known locally as ‘The Sandcastle’ due to its distinctive appearance

Accommodation comprises 420,000 sq ft over 13 floors, 3 level basement car park

The building has been subject to extensive refurbishment and now includes new impressive atrium, reception and improved Grade A office accommodation

GVA provided valuation advice for loan security, before and after refurbishment

Contact Andrew Watson, 0151 471 6731,