The Acorn Group

Acorn Commercial & Development Division forms part of the wider Acorn Group - one of the largest independent estate agents in the UK. The Acorn Group incorporates Acorn Estate Agency, Langford Russell Estate Agency, John Payne Estate Agency, Unique Properties, Start Mortgages and MAP Chartered Surveyors.

Established in 1984, the group is privately owned and has approaching 30 years experience and with approximately 325 staff and over 32 offices and divisions; the group covers all aspects of property from residential sales and lettings through to new homes, property management, estate management, mortgages / finance and conveyancing.  Also covered through the Commercial & Development Division is commercial, investment and land & development agency.

Acorn Commercial & Development

Acorn Commercial are property consultants specialising in the sale and letting of commercial properties and the sale and acquisition of land and development opportunities and investments throughout London and the South East. In addition, we provide a bespoke acquisition service for clients seeking to buy or rent all types of business premises, development sites and investments. We have offices in both Bromley BR1 and London Bridge SE1.  We act for all manner of clients from private individuals and businesses to charities, housing associations, institutions, local and national house builders, banks, local authorities, pub groups and numerous blue chip organisations.

If you have a commercial or mixed use property you are minded to let or sell, or have a development opportunity or investment you wish to dispose of, please contact our offices in either Bromley BR1 or London Bridge SE1 for free, impartial advice, delivered in the strictest of confidence. Equally if you are seeking to rent or purchase B1 office, retail (A1 and A2), restaurant / pub (A3, A4 and A5), industrial (B2 and B8) or indeed any type of commercial property, or are keen to purchase a development opportunity or investment, please contact our offices in either Bromley BR1 or London Bridge SE1.

Commercial Agency

Acorn Commercial adopt a pro-active approach as agents towards the marketing, promotion and disposal of our commercial property instructions both for sale and letting. Our regular commercial instructions range from retail outlets (A1 and A2), offices (B1) and industrial units (B2 and B8), D1 properties, restaurants, cafes / pubs (A3, A4 and A5) through to all manner of commercial freeholds throughout London and the South East. Subject to the exact requirements of the client and nature of the property, we employ varied marketing strategies incorporating local and national advertising, numerous specialist website portals, direct mailing and social networking sites to ensure maximum possible exposure. We also maintain a strong branding and board presence, and regularly liaise with our established database of c.10,000 applicants and professional contacts in order to consistently generate fresh commercial enquiries.

Please click on Case Studies for a selection of previous commercial sale and letting transactions concluded. Please visit our Commercial for details of our current instructions, or contact our offices in either Bromley BR1 or London Bridge SE1 for further information.

Land & Development Agency

Over the last 15 years we have earned a reputation as one of the busiest, high profile and effective development agents in London and the South East. We offer a comprehensive appraisal and disposal service. We are proud to maintain an extensive list of developer clients ranging from small private firms, through to national and international volume house builders. Through our dedicated New Homes Division and extensive estate agency branch network, we are able to advise land owners and developers accurately on the latest residential values being achieved and also advise on what product to build.  As well as residential, our experience and expertise covers all sectors of the market including affordable housing, mixed use, B1 office, retail, hotel, student housing and commercial development. Should you have property or parcel of land to sell regardless of whether it adopts the form of a surplus commercial or institutional building, a vacant site with or without planning permission anywhere in London and the South East of England, Acorn Commercial can provide a free market appraisal in the strictest of confidence.

Please click on Case Studies for a selection of previous land / development transactions concluded. Please visit our Land & Development page for details of our current instructions, or contact our offices in either Bromley BR1 or London Bridge SE1 for further information.

Investment Agency

The sale and acquisition of investment properties requires an agent with specialist expertise, particularly in the current climate. Acorn Commercial has vast experience in the sale and purchase of literally hundreds of investments on behalf of clients which leaves us perfectly placed to offer informed agent advice and deliver effective solutions. Regardless of whether you wish to sell a small portfolio of residential investments, a trophy commercial asset, industrial estate or entire parade of shops and uppers, we have the necessary credentials to assist.

Please click on Case Studies for previous investment transactions concluded. Please visit our Investment page for details of our current instructions, or contact our offices in either Bromley BR1 or London Bridge SE1 for further information.

Corporate Asset Services

Our Corporate Asset Services team employs tailored solutions in order to maximise the value of assets controlled by corporate and institutional clients. Far from simply being a sales service, we offer detailed, practical advice that might involve a recommended scope of works, the introduction of tenants to a vacant property or a bespoke marketing campaign.

Please click on Corporate Asset Services for details of our current instructions and case studies.

Acquisition

Acorn Commercial provides a comprehensive service for clients seeking to buy or rent all types of business premises, development sites and investments. Retained by the client, we firstly establish their exact requirements and then use our contacts and market knowledge to highlight available opportunities to suit their requirement. Once a opportunity is located, we advise on price / rent, lease terms (again to suit the client’s business and future plans) and negotiate to acquire for the client accordingly.

Planning Management

The Acorn Group has been co-ordinating planning related projects for developer clients for over 20 years. Our Planning Management team has been assembled to offer an all-encompassing service to a far wider audience. Our team of experts works with external consultants to ensure that a bespoke strategy is implemented in each case. The ultimate aim is the same with every project though – to deliver the best possible consent in the shortest time frame, and at a competitive fee. 

Please click on Planning Management for details.

Management & Professional Services

Few will deny that commercial and mixed use property management is a laborious job that only the most dedicated administrative businesses relish. This, coupled with the fact that property compliance emerges as a more dangerous minefield as every year passes, makes our comprehensive property management and professional service an increasingly attractive proposition for our private and corporate clients alike.

Please visit our Commercial Management page for further, more detailed information.

Careers

The Acorn Group employs in excess of 300 staff, and the vast majority of our management team have been promoted from within. We strive to offer our clients the best possible levels of service, and recruit, develop and retain good people to represent the company. Our most valuable resource is our staff, and they are the foundation of our success.

We don’t offer jobs; we offer careers, and we’re always looking for hard-working, ambitious individuals to join the group.

Whether you are experienced in property but looking for a fresh challenge, or are keen for a career in the industry please forward your CV to commercial@acorn.ltd.uk.

We currently have the following roles available...

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Commercial & Development Property Agent View Job Specification
Team Secretary View Job Specification

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