Multi award winning MBI Group was founded in April 2014 by Matt Brooks BSc (Hons) FNAEA (comm) MRPSA. MBI’s team of surveyors and designers are members of NAEA, RPSA and RIBA, winning a number of awards including RICS, BUILD and Oxfordshire Prestige. MBI upholds the highest level of ethical code and promotes sustainable practice at every level. Whilst MBI purchases its own property investments and developments, the group encompasses 4 divisions of practice from a hybrid head office in Oxfordshire, with national coverage. MBI Real Estate incorporates Agency, Professional and Management services. MBI Design provides the fourth divisional service. MBI is paper-free and its office operates securely from the cloud to reduce fuel and material consumption. The firm is NAEA regulated, adhering to stringent ethical and professional standards.
Operating in all sectors of commercial, residential, investment and mixed use buildings. Freehold and leasehold. Acquisitions, transfer and disposals. MBI provides robust investment advice for sales and acquisitions with strategic planning advice to improve and find added value. Negotiations are met with a fierce stance where required. Long term and nurtured client relationships are essential to the foundations of the company. Extensive knowledge and experience in all commercial market sectors including retail, leisure, residential, industrial, office and sui generis. MBI assesses development, conversion, investment and extension opportunities on a nationwide basis. MBI acts for a wide range of private to institutional clients across the UK and overseas and is renowned for upscaling brands in their acquisitions programs.
MBI provides an extensive range of professional services including business rates ‘check and challenge where the team has much success in significant rating reductions and in working through the red tape. The surveying team’s building surveys are BUILD & Oxfordshire Prestige award winning and cover all types of commercial and residential properties. Schedules of condition and dilapidations work is regularly undertaken. MBI also has a RICS-Registered Valuer who can act on all types of valuation reports including Red Book, Help to Buy, bank lending, probate and informal reports. A specialist team can offer advice on leasehold enfranchisement. The surveyors can offer advice and prepare premises licence applications and regularly act for a number of the firm’s branded operators in successfully securing consents.
Acting for landlords and tenants, a bespoke and market leading management package can be set up for clients (a commercial lease is an asset and should be managed appropriately). For landlords, MBI offers proactive asset management by way of the efficient and effective service of notice with advice offered prior to key trigger dates with a regular assessment of the portfolio and of its risk. Portfolio growth considered. Day to day management for typical maintenance issues. Reliable contractors. Available for both residential and commercial portfolios. Ensure all lease renewals, review dates, assignments and break options are acted upon, actioned and defended appropriately. Clients currently on our plans include Nilvip Group, Little Me Nurseries, 39 Desserts, Kobe Sizzlers and many private clients.
With over 30 years combined experience, MBI Design caters for a full range of client requirements. This is a specialist division of the group lead by Architect Diego Vargas (RIBA). Clients include both residential and commercial individuals, brands and companies, with a wide range of work available from commercial concept and fit out plans to residential extensions and conversions. The team is well connected in the South East region in particular and regularly handle all manner of residential and commercial planning applications from conceptual through to outline to full consents. Project management and cost consultancy services. Current exciting clients and projects include Dorindos in Oxfordshire, iPharma in the Midlands and Perilicious in Lancashire, along with a private client development on a 20-acre site in Henley.