Welcome to the first Valuation Viewpoint podcast, in this session Andrew Hoban, Susie Summers and Gareth Hosgood look at the most current themes and discuss their views on the property valuation market. This episode’s topics include:

  • Whether covenant strength still plays an important role in the current market
  • Why local retail has outperformed the high streets
  • The impact of the use class changes


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The podcasts presented here are for general guidance and represents opinions of our teams based on the property market at the time of recording. All details are correct at time of recording

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About our speakers

Andrew Hoban

Andrew specialises in undertaking valuations for loan security, purchase and accounts purposes for a wide range of banks, property companies, developers, funds and high net worth individuals. Alongside his role in the valuation team, Andrew is a qualified RICS APC Assessor and provides training to the graduates at Allsop
andrew.hoban@allsop.co.uk /  +44 (0)7534 963547

Susannah Summers
Associate Partner

Susannah has a particular focus on Retail, Retail Parade and Shopping Centre valuations across the UK. As well as undertaking valuations for loan security, purchase and accounts purposes, she is also responsible for monthly valuations for retail property funds and annual valuations of retail portfolios.
susannah.summers@allsop.co.uk /  +44 (0)7887 518719

Gareth Hosgood

Gareth has extensive experience in carrying out valuations for loan security purposes for lenders, accounts’ valuations for funds holding U.K. assets and purchase reports for HNW/property companies/funds. Gareth is also experienced in undertaking valuations for tax, probate, matrimonial disputes and Charity Act purposes as well as Section 18 Dilapidation valuations.
gareth.hosgood@allsop.co.uk /  +44 (0)7795 565440

About Allsop Valuation

Allsop valuations, valued over £14Bn of property in 2020.

With Valuers’ covering the entire UK, the commercial and residential teams provide market-led, strategic advice in a flexible and professional manner.

They cover all aspects of valuation – loan security valuations, asset and fund valuations, valuations for accounts purposes, retrospective appraisals, expert witness reports, strategic rental and capital valuation advice and valuations for corporate owners and occupiers.

The team work closely with auction and private treaty teams to ensure they have the most up-to-date property market intelligence to guide their valuations.


If you are thinking about selling or buying a commercial property and would like some valuation advice, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the team.

If you have a question relating to one of our podcasts or have any suggestions of themes you would like us to cover, please email  podcasts@allsop.co.uk

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