Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker

MRICS

Matthew is a Chartered Building Surveyor with a wide variety of experience, which has been in both Private Practice and Public Authority, developing significant experience in all aspects of commercial and residential property with the addition of property management of historic buildings early on in his career.

Position: Partner

Specialisations:

  • Contract Administration
  • Dilapidations
  • Schedule of Condition
  • Pre-Acquisition Surveys

 

Key Experience:

Matthew is a Chartered Building Surveyor with a wide variety of experience, which has been in both Private Practice and Public Authority, developing significant experience in all aspects of commercial and residential property with the addition of property management of historic buildings early on in his career.

Matthew has a broad level of experience encompassing Project Management, acquisition and general due diligence works relating to a wide variety of building types.

Matthews work load consists predominantly of dilapidations claims for both Landlord and Tenant and Contract Administration projects ranging from minor redecoration schemes to substantial refurbishment works for blue chip clients.

 

Sample Projects:

Office Refurbishment (Bedford)

Client: Commercial Real Estate Company
Project Cost: £1.7m
Service: Contract Administration and Project Management
Summary: Lead consultant on refurbishment of 120,000sq.ft office block
Date: January 2011

Shopping Centre Acquisition (Birmingham)

Client: Large Commercial Property Company
Project Cost: £750m
Service: Vendors Surveys
Summary: Preparation of vendors surveys in regard to the sale of a large shopping complex.
Date: July 2007

Distribution Warehouse Acquisition (Tamworth)

Client: Supermarket Chain
Project Cost: £20m
Service: Pre-Acquisition Surveys
Summary: Preparation of pre-acquisition survey of large distribution warehouse for supermarket chain.
Date: March 2008

Dilapidations (Solihull)

Client: Large Private Finance Company
Project Cost: £450,000
Service: Terminal Schedule of Dilapidations
Summary: Prepare a Terminal Schedule of Dilapidations for service upon tenant and then negotiate financial settlement.
Date: August 2011

Residential Apartment Redecoration (West Midlands)

Client: Residential Managing Agent
Project Cost: £350,000
Service: Contract Administration
Summary: Preparation of specifications, tendering and monitoring the works through to completion.
Date: February 2011

 

History:

Job: Allcott Associates LLP
2012 - Present

Job: Powell Williams LLP
Associate
2009 – 2012

Job: Watts Group Plc
Senior Building Surveyor
2007 - 2009

Job: Pennycuick Collins
Building Surveyor
2002 - 2007

Job: Worcester City Council
Building Surveyor
2001 - 2002