Finding commercial property for sale

Buying your own commercial premises is a visible sign of business prosperity, but finding the right one is a critical factor for your future financial success.

Similarly, if you are adding to an existing commercial mortgage portfolio your objectives for your next purchase will be focussed on achieving the same level of success without reducing the yield or equity of your existing investments to unserviceable levels.

  • Most commercial property is sold through national agents

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to purchase local commercial premises simply because national agents are not as closely in touch with the local buying market; keep in contact with national agents to ensure they know your requirements.

Knight Frank

Global HQ is based in London and there is an additional London office and 10 regional offices across the UK. They also have a global network of 300+ offices.


Have 99 offices across the UK and 500 offices and associates around the world.

Carter Jonas

Head office and five further offices are in London with 20 additional offices spread across England and Wales.

Strutt & Parker

Have a number of offices across the UK, 7 of which specialise in Commercial property.

Jones Lang LaSalle

Have 18 offices across the UK and 200 offices worldwide.

Lambert Smith Hampton

Have 26 offices across the UK.

Colliers International

Has 482 offices in 62 countries, 11 of which are spread across the UK and Ireland.

  • Property portals

There are a number of property portals available which will compile the details from a number of agents of all of the commercial property for sale on their books. This can take some of the work out of the process for you:


Advertise commercial properties across the UK. Filter your search by location, type, size and price.


Search by location (UK wide) and filter by price.


Search by location (UK wide), type, price, yield and size.


Search by location (UK wide), type, price and size.

  • Property auctions can be a good place to look

When you are looking for commercial property another great place to look is local auctions, especially if you are new to the market and looking for a smaller property.

Auction House

Have offices across the UK (with the exception of Northern Ireland), auction details available online.

The are definate benefits to buying commercial property at auction, be aware of the time scale for supplying the initial deposit and the limited window which is normally four weeks for completing the sale. 


Enable you to search specifically amongst their commercial property/land and again serve England, Scotland and Wales.


Have offices in London and Leeds but auction commercial properties across the UK.


Have offices across the UK (with the exception of Wales) you can view their catalogue online when it becomes available.

If having used the tools above you are ready to apply for a commercial mortgage, please get in touch. You can submit a request for a quote using our online form, or for an informal discussion please call on the numbers at the top of the page.

This information should not be interpreted as financial advice. Commercial mortgage rates are subject to change. Speak to our advisors for a mortgage illustration.