Commercial Agency

Commercial Agency

‘Independent advice for landlords and occupiers’

Our Commercial Agency team offers expert advice to those looking to rent, let, sell or buy commercial premises. We offer a truly bespoke service, vital on particularly complex projects.

Acting on behalf of occupiers, we offer a full range of services to help businesses find the right commercial space. We advise major corporates, medium-sized and small business.
Our acquisition services include: thorough market search; negotiating terms; liaising with your solicitors and other professionals; regular briefings and monitoring the transaction until completion

We have an in-depth knowledge of the London property market which enables us to maximize returns through sales and lettings. We are adept at identifying opportunities to add value, through planning consents and lease re-structuring for example.

Our specialist knowledge of Midtown, City and City fringe locations gives us an unrivalled edge in helping you achieve the best outcomes. We pride ourselves on offering honest, accessible and above all, independent advice.

Our services include:

  • Leasehold acquisition and disposal;
  • Freehold acquisition and disposal;
  • Lease negotiation and savings and;
  • Strategic advice and consultancy.


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Richard Garner

Richard Garner


Richard joined Daniel Watney in 1998, and has vast experience across a range of disciplines in the central London market. His original focus was on lease advisory and valuation which provides a technical basis supporting his current specialism in commercial agency.

Richard is Partner in charge of our Commercial Agency team and advises a range of clients on all transactional elements of a deal including acquisitions and disposals for tenants, owner occupiers, landlords and investors.

Recent high profile transactions include:
- The acquisition of a new 30,000 sq ft headquarters in central London for a fast growing digital media agency, Essence Media;
- The purchase of a Midtown office investment on behalf of MDDUS and;
- The acquisition of new headquarters for the Royal Academy of Dance.

Richard is lead contact for a number of charities including Care International UK, Leukemia and Lymphoma Research and the London Philharmonic Orchestra

He is a keen avid sports fan and active participant in Ironman triathlons having completed the UK, France and German Ironman competitions in recent years.

T: 020 3077 3400
F: 020 3077 3477

Richard joined Daniel Watney in 1998, and has vast experience across a range of disciplines in the central ...