Buying, renting and leasing premises

Whether to buy, rent or lease your premises is a big decision and one that requires an informed judgement. Find helpful information here along with answers to other property related questions.

Find out what you need to know before deciding whether to buy, rent or lease your business premises.

You can also get information on a wide range of property issues via the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), including on:

  • Building surveys
  • Business rates
  • Construction and alterations
  • Dilapidations
  • Keeping property records
  • Planning permission
  • Property insurance
  • Rent reviews
  • Sub-letting
  • Tax allowances on properties
  • Valuations