About Barry Crux & Co Ltd
Barry Crux & Company was established in July 1989 by Barry Crux to provide a professional service in the commercial property sector in York and North Yorkshire. This embraced both agency and professional services to the business community in general. Over the years we have grown and expanded our range of activities. We now deal with a whole host of different types of both commercial and residential property throughout York and North Yorkshire, and indeed further afield with our various specialisations.
We are actively involved in the various sectors of the commercial property market, including retail shops, restaurants, offices, industrial premises, licensed property, hotels, as well as a whole raft of other types of premises. The sale of businesses is an area in which we are also actively involved, regularly dealing with sales of going concerns. These range from small businesses which are run by a single proprietor through to much large ones where large numbers of staff may be engaged.
We cover the whole of York and North Yorkshire with our activities in the market, and go yet further afield with our speciality and expertise in the licensed and hotel/hospitality sector.
Our residential property activities are more localised to York, where we manage a number of properties on behalf of both corporate and private landlords.
Our offices are situated in the centre of York, and provide us with an excellent base to offer a first class service to our clients.
Barry Crux is a Chartered Surveyor and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has been involved in the commercial property market for 40 years. His specialisation is the leisure and licensed sector, but also embraces the commercial market generally, as well as some elements of residential property – this experience extends over the north of England. He set up Barry Crux & Company in July 1989 since when he has established it as a leading practice involved in agency and professional work with a wide range of clients.
Apart from running the business, Barry has held positions as President of the General Practice Division of the RICS, represented the Yorkshire Branch on various committees and working parties over the years, as well as founding Index, a body for the training of Independent Experts.
Rosie completed a degree course in Urban Land Economics at Sheffield Hallam University in 2000 and then qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2002 whilst working at King Sturge Property Consultants in Leeds specialising in commercial property valuation.
Rosie then joined Barry Crux & Company in 2003 and her work now also encompasses business, sales, commercial property lettings and sales, rent reviews, lease renewals and residential lettings.
Away from work Rosie enjoys baking, running and spending time with her two young children. She is also a keen sports fan and supporter of York City Football Club.
Nick is a Chartered Surveyor who has a wealth of experience in the residential market including valuation and property management. Nick’s particular specialism is land acquisition and sale as well as handling planning matters.
Janet has been with Barry Crux & Company from the start and her main role is that of an experienced negotiator. She is the first point of contact for most enquiries and liaises closely with clients. Janet is also the office manager, dealing with many aspects of the business.
Elliot joined Barry Crux & Company in January 2015 having graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 with a degree in building surveying. During the latter half of his studies, Elliot, spent three years at a local firm of surveyors, specialising in the energy performance of buildings, whilst completing his degree course on a part time basis.
Elliot is heavily involved in all forms of agency, as well as assisting with rent reviews, lease renewals and formal valuations. As a level 4 non-domestic energy assessor, Elliot, is also able to produce non-domestic energy performance certificates (EPC’s) for a wide range of commercial property.
Katie graduated from the University of York in 2000 and went on to study law at The College of Law in York. After qualification in 2004, Katie spent 4 years practising as a residential property Solicitor at a local firm before deciding in 2008 to pursue a career in surveying.
Katie joined Barry Crux & Company in February 2014 and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in April 2016.
Katie currently deals with the company’s residential lettings and management and is also responsible for the marketing of all of our commercial and residential properties.