Chartered surveyor and registered valuer Claudia Grattarola has become an Associate Partner at independent commercial estate agents Lawson Commercial.
Claudia has a Masters degree in Real Estate, as well as being a fully qualified RICS surveyor. She also has a Masters degree in Civic Design (RTPI accredited) and still retains a strong interest in town planning. Prior to joining Lawson Commercial, Claudia was a surveyor at Intu Properties plc where she asset managed super regional retail centres in London and the Southeast.
Since joining us Commercial Claudia has used her extensive skills to develop and expand the Professional Services Department. Her work has included valuations, rent reviews & lease renewals and general lease advisory work including surrenders & re-lets, as well as dilapidation negotiations. She has dealt with a wide range of properties throughout Sussex and Kent. These have included various shops, industrial units and office premises as well as a number of more unusual properties such as valuing a natural burial site, a golf course & driving range, a vets surgery, a dental surgery, an osteopaths, a sausage flavouring factory and a boat builders premises.
During her time to date with us she has been involved in many rent reviews and lease renewals throughout the region with notable successes being a Japanese manufacturing plant in Tunbridge Wells and the UK Headquarters for Fender Guitars in East Sussex.
Partners Chris and Julia Lawson are delighted to welcome Claudia to the Partnership team as she has become a much valued member of Lawson Commercial.