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Marriott & Co. Spring 2016 Newsletter

A busy start to the year for the Marriott & Co. disposal team with various online asset sales completed. The assets sold included Sheet Metal Machine Tools, Woodworking Equipment, Motor Vehicles, Audio Visual Stage Equipment, Motorbikes and Scooters, stock of Formal Menswear, a vast Model Train Collection together with a sale of a Residential House […]

Posted on 14th March 2016 by Amy

Tom Allman’s Dissertation

In 2013 our Director of Valuations, Tom Allman, completed his BSc degree in Estate Management achieving First Class Honours. His final year dissertation was a project entitled: “a researched refinement of the Depreciated Replacement Cost (DRC) method as a guide to market values (MV) for Machinery & Business Assets valuers.” Depreciated Replacement Cost (DRC) is […]

Posted on 3rd March 2016 by Amy

The legal sources of law in England and Wales

I thought I would post this essay as a ‘refresher’ for busy professionals who sometimes need reminding of the basic principles underlying the established legal system we all abide by. There are two main legal sources that court judgments are based on. These two sources are legislation, formed under the authority of Parliament, and case […]

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Printing shop insolvency

This company was an insolvency which we dealt with a few years ago and it had many different aspects to it. The case involved us attending a printing shop and carrying out a survey of all the chattel assets on site (which included printing machinery and equipment as well as office furniture /equipment) then producing a […]

Posted on 2nd March 2016 by Amy

Insurance Valuations

By Thomas Allman MRICS Back in the day (or so I’m told!) insurance valuations were ‘all the rage’. 40 years ago or so, insurance valuations made up a large proportion of an asset valuer’s work load. One reason for this could be the high inflation back in the 1970s meaning that under insurance was an […]

Posted on 11th January 2016 by Amy

“…personal thanks to you and the entire Marriott team”

Client’s disposal requirement Client must remove and dispose of a huge quantity of unique components from a logistics facility in London within a specified timeframe, transport them to a storage facility under our control, sort and lot the components, offer them for sale by online tender, present the best offers to our client, complete the […]

Posted on 15th December 2014 by Amy

London Restaurant Sale

Problem We recently dealt with the sale of assets at an Italian restaurant in an expensive area of London and were faced with two potential in-situ purchasers for the contents, one of which offered significantly more than the other, but unfortunately they were not the landlord’s preferred tenant. Solution We skilfully negotiated a significantly increased […]

Posted on 30th May 2014 by Amy

Window Manufacturing Insolvency

Problem We recently dealt with a window manufacturing company in Surrey where we needed to advise our client as to the best method of disposal. The most economic solution was to sell the assets from the premises, however, some assets had gone missing and the landlord, who lived next to premises was being difficult, blocking access […]

Posted on 5th May 2014 by Amy

‘Wood’ you believe it?!

VALUATION EXCEEDED IN HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ONLINE AUCTION OF ASSETS FROM THIS JOINERY IN WORTON HALL, ISLEWORTH Marriott & Co. achieved a remarkable realisation in a recent sale at Becher Joinery Limited on behalf of the Liquidators. The superb marketing by the disposals team paid off as end users from all over the UK flocked to […]

Posted on 29th March 2014 by michael_tb_dev