Chartered Surveyors and Business Property Specialists

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Chartered Surveyors and Business Property Specialists across the South West and beyond.

Welcome to Miller Commercial

We’re still here during lockdown to help you with your commercial property needs

Our offices may be closed to visitors but our staff are working from home and behind the scenes we are able to help people like you:

Buy, Sell, Rent or Lease a variety of businesses, particularly those in the leisure / tourism sector such as campsites and holiday cottage complexes.

Buy, Sell, Rent or Lease Commercial Properties – with industrial units, warehousing, investment and development opportunities in great demand.

Manage your Commercial Property portfolio, ensuring everything from repairs to rent collection runs smoothly and efficiently on your behalf.

With Professional advice for all types of Commercial Properties including rent reviews, and valuations for purchase, sale, Inheritance Tax and dispute purposes, etc.

 

What makes us different?

As Chartered Surveyors and Business Property Specialists we use our expertise, experience and knowledge in combination with the latest technology, extensive marketing and our many contacts and investors to connect people with the right commercial property or business opportunity across the South West and beyond.

Whether buying, selling, leasing, seeking a valuation or commercial property management, Miller Commercial has the people and resources to help you achieve your Commercial Property needs. In August 2020 Estates Gazette awarded us the accolade of ‘Cornwall’s Most Active Agent’ for a remarkable 10th successive year. 

So if you have a commercial property for sale or to let, have a business for sale, need a professional valuation or a commercial property management surveyor to look after your assets in Cornwall or beyond, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you.  With offices in Truro and Exeter we are perfectly placed to provide you with a great service!

As Chartered Surveyors and Business Property Specialists, Miller Commercial offer market leading services, from commercial property management to professional, to business transfer and commercial agency, across Cornwall, the wider South West and the UK as a whole.

Testimonials

  • “Thomas was a pleasure to work with. We set an ambitious deadline for completion and the communication between Miller Commercial and both Celtic and our solicitors was very good, helping the process to complete on time.”
    - Karl Headleand, Head of Operations, Celtic & Co
  • “Thank you so much to Paul Collins for all his hard work helping us sell Channel Vista!”
    - Colin & Jonathan, Owners of Channel Vista Guest House, Combe Martin
  • “Stephen Peckham, our Facility Manager, is most professional in delivering the required services to meet our needs, be they of an everyday or emergency matter. His responses have been timely and appropriate. Over the past few years, he has been an outstanding exemplar of the type of service Miller Commercial can deliver.”
    - Kevin Robinson - Chairman of a Residents Association, St Ives
  • “We used Miller Commercial as our agent when selling our business. We first met with the Business Transfer agent in May 2018 and they were very professional from day one. They worked very efficiently during the process of selling and were always available if we needed to discuss anything with them. Our business sold in October 2019. During the months of negotiation they worked tirelessly to ensure the sale went as smoothly as possible, always relaying information and keeping us in the loop at all times. We would not hesitate recommending Miller Commercial. ”
    - Chris Giles and Linda Kerley (Former owners of the Ship Inn, Polmear, Par)
  • “A huge thank you to Paul Collins and the team for your help with the Falmouth store lease assignment. Paul, what great diplomacy skills and the patience of a saint!”
    - Linda White, Owner, Scentstore
  • “I just wanted to take this opportunity to praise the Facilities Manager on their constant professionalism and efficiency. Throughout my career I have dealt with many agents and I must say that they made dealing with your company a pleasure. ”
    - Nicky Kenyon, Business Centre Manager - Newcross Healthcare
  • “Mike Nightingale and Andrew Ranson and their teams have played key roles in shaping our property and retail estate strategy here in Cornwall.”
    - Tom Kay, Finisterre
  • “Miller Commercial have assisted us with disposing various properties throughout the country; we have been impressed with their professionalism and would not hesitate in recommending them. ”
    - Briggs Shoes Ltd – Retailer / Investor
  • “'I’ve always found Miller Commercial extremely professional, entrepreneurial and confidential (when necessary). What more do you want from your Commercial Agent?' ”
    - Bruce Gillies Ltd, Investors and Developers
  • “We have bought and sold a business through Miller Commercial and found the help and advice whilst buying invaluable. When we decided to sell the business, we automatically called them again. The Business Transfer agent came out to value the business, take photographs and gather information and it was put onto the market. We were kept informed of all interested purchasers. A potential buyer was found relatively quickly and they kept the sale progressing and again kept us in the loop at all times. Generally we were delighted with the service offered and we would almost certainly use Miller Commercial again. ”
    - Debbie and Adrian Bird
  • “With their local knowledge of the market and extensive contact list, Miller Commercial have been able to source off market opportunities and provide a high level of service in finding new tenants and occupiers for my portfolio.”
    - Cosmic Securities
  • “Graham Timmins guided us through the complexities of buying our campsite in Cornwall, which involved liaising with our financial Broker, solicitor and our Accountant and helped us to realise our dream of moving to the Coast. We would recommend Graham and his team to anyone looking to buy or sell their business.”
    - Graham and Rowena : Purchasers of Treveague Campsite, Gorran, freehold campsite sale of a guide of £850,000
  • “As the the lease was coming to an end I was naturally concerned that the vacating tenant kept to the lease agreement in making good any repairs that were deemed necessary. Management Surveyor Zoey Collis handled all this very professionally, bringing in third party experts where necessary to provide evidence to the tenant and ensuring that the tenant was fully aware of their responsibilities.Throughout the process she gave me regular updates, keeping me informed of progress right through to a satisfactory conclusion.”
    - David Leadbetter, Property Management Client
  • “We dealt with Miller Commercial to sell our restaurant and their attention with this difficult sale was amazing; 6 failed sales which were all for odd reasons, but they never gave up and worked really hard to secure a good sale in the end. I would always use Miller Commercial again for sure.”
    - Kimberley Spence
  • “I am so, so grateful to Susanna Sawle for expediting my Valuation. In addition it’s a huge relief that the valuation came out at the price it did. It means so much to us that we can now progress and move forwards for both our business and family life. My sincere thanks.”
    - Emma Caddis, Business Development Manager, Unlocking Potential
  • “I found all the staff at Miller Commercial very professional and enthusiastic. We were very lucky to have them dealing with the sale of our restaurant guiding and advising us every step of the way. I felt I was receiving personal attention at all times, there was always someone at the end of the phone should I need to speak somebody. Thank you to everyone for giving a first class service and should I need a commercial agent again I would have no hesitation in contacting Miller Commercial.”
    - Margaret Ward, On Shore, St Ives
  • “Miller Commercial have acted for us for over a decade in various capacities including undertaking valuation work and development appraisals together with acquisition work and property management. We have always found them to be approachable and to provide innovative solutions.”
    - Stuart Ivall, Director, RM Developments Ltd

Thinking of Selling your Business?

We help business owners like you across Cornwall and Devon sell businesses, whether that be a hotel or guesthouse, the lease on a pub, a campsite, a holiday cottage complex, a cafe, etc…

Our experienced and expert team are specialists in the sales of:

  • Hotels & Guesthouses
  • Holiday Cottage Complexes
  • Caravan & Campsites
  • Pubs – freehold and leasehold
  • Restaurants, Cafes, Tearooms, Takeaways, and other food outlets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Hair Salons, Garages, Post Offices, Garden Centres…

Whatever your business, if you are
looking to sell we can help.

Market Valuation

Our team of Commercial Surveyors will ensure your business is pitched at the right price to attract buyers. To help us get the Valuation right, we have a team of expert Valuers who we will seek advice for your business.

Preparing for a Sale

This includes things like an EPC, having up to date accounts available and ensure any Licences are in place. We make sure you know exactly what you need to have ready to commence marketing.

Timescale & Marketing

timing can be crucial when selling a business, particularly one in the tourism sector. We will help you get the timing right. We will also create a marketing plan to ensure details of your property which the right potential buyers.

Business Transfer Successes

  • Thomas was a pleasure to work with. We set an ambitious deadline for completion and the communication between Miller Commercial and both Celtic and our solicitors was very good, helping the process to complete on time.
  • Thank you so much to Paul Collins for all his hard work helping us sell Channel Vista!
  • Stephen Peckham, our Facility Manager, is most professional in delivering the required services to meet our needs, be they of an everyday or emergency matter. His responses have been timely and appropriate. Over the past few years, he has been an outstanding exemplar of the type of service Miller Commercial can deliver.
  • We used Miller Commercial as our agent when selling our business. We first met with the Business Transfer agent in May 2018 and they were very professional from day one. They worked very efficiently during the process of selling and were always available if we needed to discuss anything with them. Our business sold in October 2019. During the months of negotiation they worked tirelessly to ensure the sale went as smoothly as possible, always relaying information and keeping us in the loop at all times. We would not hesitate recommending Miller Commercial.
  • A huge thank you to Paul Collins and the team for your help with the Falmouth store lease assignment. Paul, what great diplomacy skills and the patience of a saint!
  • I just wanted to take this opportunity to praise the Facilities Manager on their constant professionalism and efficiency. Throughout my career I have dealt with many agents and I must say that they made dealing with your company a pleasure.
  • Mike Nightingale and Andrew Ranson and their teams have played key roles in shaping our property and retail estate strategy here in Cornwall.
  • Miller Commercial have assisted us with disposing various properties throughout the country; we have been impressed with their professionalism and would not hesitate in recommending them.
  • 'I’ve always found Miller Commercial extremely professional, entrepreneurial and confidential (when necessary). What more do you want from your Commercial Agent?'
  • We have bought and sold a business through Miller Commercial and found the help and advice whilst buying invaluable. When we decided to sell the business, we automatically called them again. The Business Transfer agent came out to value the business, take photographs and gather information and it was put onto the market. We were kept informed of all interested purchasers. A potential buyer was found relatively quickly and they kept the sale progressing and again kept us in the loop at all times. Generally we were delighted with the service offered and we would almost certainly use Miller Commercial again.

Our Services

Commercial Property Management

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Commercial Agency

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Business Transfer

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Investment

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Development

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Back to back success

Miller Commercial offers a full range of commercial property and business services including commercial property management, the sale and lease of offices, industrial and retail units, hotels and guesthouses, pubs and bars, leisure and catering facilities.

We also advise on and offer investment and development opportunities, provide a comprehensive range of commercial property management services and have a dedicated professional services team who specialise in valuations, leases, rent reviews and other related services. With offices in Truro and Exeter, we operate across Cornwall, the wider South West and beyond whilst being engaged by clients in London, the Midlands and Manchester.

In August 2020 we were named ‘Cornwall’s Most Active Agent’ for a 10th successive year.

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About Miller Commercial

As Chartered Surveyors and Business Property Specialists, Miller Commercial offer market leading services across Cornwall, the wider South West and the UK as a whole. Clients are attracted by our breadth of experience, depth of knowledge, and the sheer number of transactions we successfully conclude.

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