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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"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)

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City Centre Retail – The Challenge Ahead

— 8 Nov 2019 16:59:07 by Simon Thetford

The past 18 months have seen a number of high profile retail casualties including Toys 'R' Us, House of Fraser, Maplin, Poundworld and Mothercare. Certain sectors have seen a marked decline in the past decade: banks (12,000 closed branches UK wide), physical entertainment stores, travel agencies and fashion retailers. …read full post

New rules for portfolio landlords

— 30 Jan 2019 17:17:30 by Matthew Reeve

The Prudential Regulation Authority - part of the Bank of England - are enforcing tougher standards to prevent high risk lending to portfolio landlords. The definition of a “portfolio landlord” is someone with four or more mortgaged properties. …read full post

Why you need professional advice for commercial property

— 28 Jan 2019 12:47:05 by Simon Thetford

One of the most important decisions for your business will be the acquisition of a commercial property. Whether for your own occupation (to buy or rent) or as an investment, it makes sense to instruct a specialist firm. …read full post