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Technical Due Diligence

The Watts name is synonymous with excellence in Technical Due Diligence and our independence combined with a pragmatic approach sets us apart from our competitors and is underpinned by the expertise of our Building Surveyors, M&E Building Services Consultants and Environmental Consultants.

We regularly act for funds & investors offering due diligence services that encompass vendors surveys, purchaser inspections, re-financing and peer reviews on individual assets and large portfolios. As a business we work across all asset classes and deliver our services throughout the UK and Continental Europe.

The service:

  • Clarifying the precise extent of the service required
  • Reviewing all relevant technical and legal documentation
  • Inspecting the property internally and externally
  • Co-ordinating the involvement of specialist sub-consultants in regard to services installations, deleterious materials testing and land contamination
  • Liaising with other members of the purchase team such as solicitors, agents, accountants and investment advisers
  • Preparing a report to the client's preferred format or our own format
  • Dealing with queries raised by prospective purchasers, including more forensic re-inspection of the property, if so instructed
  • Drafting, agreeing and executing Warranties and Duty of Care documents in favour of the eventual purchasers
  • Working with the wider team to profile opportunities
  • Working through Capital Allowance and tax advice and claims.

People

Gary Reeve

Gary Reeve

National Director Commercial Building Surveying

T: +44 (0)20 7280 8000
E: gary.reeve@watts.co.uk

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Trevor Ruston

Trevor Ruston

Technical Director

T: +44 (0)20 7280 8000
E: trevor.rushton@watts.co.uk

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