Graves Son & Pilcher

Trusted property professionals since 1897

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Graves Son & Pilcher are a full-service property firm, specialising in residential block management.

We have a strong Commercial Agency who deal with sales, lettings and acquisitions and a team of Chartered Surveyors offering a range of professional services. These complementary services include RICS valuations and advice on all landlord and tenant matters.

Established over 120 years ago, our knowledge and experience are unrivalled by any other local agency. Our strength is our staff: a team of professionals, each expert in their field who pride themselves on delivering an excellent service.

Whilst retaining our traditional values, we are a company that has moved with the times, energised by new people and new properties alongside long-standing staff and loyal clients. From our prestigious offices in the centre of Brighton, we cover Sussex, Kent and Surrey.

Our key services

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Property management

Over 100 years’ experience managing apartment blocks, estates, small converted buildings, shops, offices and mixed developments.

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Professional Services

Specialist advice on all landlord and tenant matters including valuations, lease renewals, rent reviews and business rates.

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Commercial Agency

Expertise in acquisitions, disposals and business relocation, dealing with freehold and leasehold properties for a variety of sectors.

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Featured commercial properties

"Graves Son & Pilcher have handled all aspects of property management for me for the past 20 years; this has always been done in a professional, efficient and friendly manner. I have found them prepared to go the extra mile to secure the right tenants and to look after my interests in the properties. They are always available for advice on whatever they are dealing with on my behalf. It has been a pleasure to deal with them and I would highly recommend them.”
Jill Scully (Director, Duke Street Properties Ltd., Brighton)

Latest news

Exploring the history of Prince Albert Street

— 15 Dec 2020 17:10:31 by Nick Mills

Our Commercial Agency team are pleased to confirm that a new tenancy has been completed on the former Café Rouge premises at 24 Prince Albert Street, Brighton. The new XOXO restaurant and bar will be opening early next year and we wish them every success for the future. …read full post

What is the best bid for a freehold sale?

— 18 Nov 2020 17:40:49 by James Haywood

A best bid scenario is often requested when selling a freehold property, depending on the level of interest. It allows for a fixed period of marketing, with interested parties invited to put forward their best and final offer, subject to contract. …read full post

What is a Flying Freehold?

— 29 Oct 2020 09:52:08 by Jack Peacock

Unsurprisingly, Flying Freeholds are not properties with wings, but instead arise where a freehold overhangs or underlies another freehold. An example of this, which our Chartered Surveyors have come across in Brighton, is where a basement of one property runs beneath the ground floor of the adjoining property. …read full post