Property Rating Consultants Nottingham

Property Rating Consultants Nottingham

The appointed Consultant shall provide a non-domestic rate service covering all properties owned or occupied by the Council.

REFERENCE CPU1652

CPU1652 Property Rating Consultants
Awarding body Nottingham City Council

EST. VALUE

£80,000

EST. START DATE: 19/10/2015
EST. END DATE: 19/04/2018

Description

Nottingham City Council is seeking tenders from sufficiently experienced and qualified contractors in order to appoint Rating Consultants in respect of the 2010 rating list to optimise savings for Business Rates on the Council’s property portfolio.

The appointed Consultant shall provide a non-domestic rate service covering all properties owned or occupied by the Council. The principle objective will be to mitigate the authorities Non Domestic rate liability.

The Council intends to award three lots;

Lot One – School Premises

Lot Two – Other Operational Properties

Lot Three – Business Rates Audit Work

The Consultant will:

– Undertake an appraisal of all of the properties upon which the Council have instructed them, examining the merits or otherwise of the existing appeal in accordance with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) rating Consultancy code of practice.

– Make arrangements for and oversee the withdrawal of proposals as appropriate.

– Conduct negotiations with the Valuation Officer to the point of agreement.

– If deemed necessary the Consultant will prepare a case and attend any Valuation Tribunal on behalf of the Council as both an advocate and expert.

With regard to Lot Three, the Council will engage the Consultant to audit their 2010 and historical rating list rate demands for properties where a potential error is identified.

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend N/A
Estimated ValueTEXT DESCRIPTION Whole-life value
Category Consultancy,
CPV codes 79000000,
Suitable for SME YES

DOCUMENT AVAILABLE UNTIL

28 September 2015

about 1 month

SUBMISSION RETURN BY

28 September 2015

about 1 month

EXTEND CONTRACT OPTIONS:

N/A

CONTACT DETAILS

Nottingham City Council
Michael Percival
michael.percival@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

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