Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Surveyors Play a Key Role in the Business Life of the Region; in Association with RICS

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Surveyors Play a Key Role in the Business Life of the Region; in Association with RICS

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NEW investment, new jobs, new economic growth and new high quality development - it's just what we want in the North-East.

In the past few years, the changing face and skyline of key parts of the region have attracted national and worldwide praise for the quality of design, workmanship and development integration.

This underlines the importance of a high-class built environment to effective regional business, cultural, industrial and social development.

A great deal of investment goes into this area from both the public and private sectors.

Through the combined efforts of One NorthEast, Government Office for the North East, the sub-regional partnerships, the local authorities, private investors and developers, the region has witnessed major changes.

And at all levels you will find a chartered surveyor working hard to ensure this success continues. As a profession, the chartered surveying remit covers every property-related sector you can think of.

From drawing up regional strategy and dealing with planning issues to creating regeneration opportunities and ensuring our housing stock is fit for purpose, chartered surveyors have a hand in every project that affects society privately, professionally and socially.

Commercially, one of the most important jobs is to ensure that individual companies get the best deal possible. Chartered surveyors working in the commercial sector specialise in advising businesses throughout the lifecycle of the company.

It is essential that business people ask the key questions: Have I the right premises? Are they in the right place? Have I the right rental deal? Will it cost an arm and a leg if I want to move? What happens if I want to expand? Who pays for dilapidations? Can I reduce my business rates burden?

If you do not have the time or the skills to deal with these issues, then this could be hurting your company. …

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