Philip Costa has been at Strettons for 18 years and is a main board Director and Head of the Valuation Department. Philip is based at Strettons’ City office and deals with a range of retail, office, industrial and medical properties within Greater London but with specialist knowledge within the north and eastern City fringes. His clients include several banks, private individuals, property companies and Charities. Philip carries out valuations for various purposes including Expert Witness reports for Court proceedings.
Areas of Expertise
Preparing valuation reports for loan security, Probate and Capital Gains Tax (CGT), balance sheet, Charities Act valuations, portfolio and asset management.
Advising occupiers and owners on rent reviews and lease renewals of commercial property.
Being appointed as arbitrator or independent expert by the Dispute Resolution Service of the RICS in relation to rent review and lease renewal disputes as well as Professional Arbitration on Court Terms (PACT) appointments.
Acting for claimants and defendants in property valuation related litigation cases involving both residential and commercial property and providing evidence in Court including matrimonial proceedings and where allegations of negligence against other surveyors is involved.
2014 RICS Panel of Independent Experts, 2014 RICS Panel of Arbitrators, 2006 Associate Institute of Arbitrators, 2002 Member RICS.