Cooke & Arkwright has over 25,000 properties within its management portfolio. This is a wide ranging portfolio, spread over Wales and the UK and Ireland and includes commercial, rural and residential ground rent properties. Cooke & Arkwright has a specialist department dealing with property management running an extensive computer network between its two offices.
Philip Angell BSc MRICS Director
Julian Golunski FRICS Consultant
Ian Hyman BSc MA MRICS Senior Surveyor
Jason Ross Property Manager
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Cooke & Arkwright provides a full property management service to many clients which includes rent collection. As well as collecting and processing rents it involves accounting to clients and debt collection.
Cooke & Arkwright manages a wide range of commercial property. The portfolio includes industrial estates and free standing industrial units, office buildings in single and multiple lets, small shopping developments and free-standing shop units. Many portfolios involve mixed use units principally retail and residential mixes. Cooke & Arkwright’s staff are well versed in dealing with the different demands of landlords and tenants in these varying property types.
Cooke & Arkwright has provided a rural estate management service for clients since the firm was formed 100 years ago. Today it acts as managing agents for a wide range of both private landowners and public sector bodies. A full service can be provided or one tailored to meet a clients specific needs. In addition consultancy advice can be provided on individual estate management issues that may arise from time to time.
The management and administration of residential freehold ground rents is a very specialised field. Cooke & Arkwright has a great deal of experience in this sector and is one of the leading firms in the country in this regard. Such portfolios need to be handled efficiently but also very sensitively. Cooke & Arkwright’s experience over more than 50 years in dealing with property of this type has given it great skills in both respects and it is well respected for the way in which is deals with such properties.
An important aspect of many landlord/tenant relationships is the service charge and its correct administration. Cooke & Arkwright’s management surveyors are frequently called upon to advise on service charge administration within the terms of the lease for either landlord or tenant and their expertise is helpful in resolving any areas of dispute.