Decision - Dudley House - Operating Lease Appointment | Westminster City Council
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Decision - Dudley House - Operating Lease Appointment

Decision details

Dudley House - Operating Lease Appointment

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Cabinet Member approval sought for operating lease appointment.

Decision:

1.            That this report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A, Part 1, paragraph 3 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

2.            That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regenerationauthorised the City Council to enter into an Operating Lease with the preferred bidder for 6 years, 364 days for a total net rent as detailed in the report.

 

3.            That he Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration agreed to delegate authority to the Director of Property, Investment and Estates, working collaboratively with the Director of Development, to negotiate and enter into the Agreement for Lease and Operating Lease with the preferred bidder with the final figure not to vary from the total net rent detailed in the report by no more than 5%. 

 

Reasons for Decision

 

Westminster City Council (WCC) require a quality building operating to manage the Dudley House scheme and relationships with the school, church and retail operators. WCC will be transferring all risk associated with the management of the building to the operator, however will retain insurance obligations over the structure. The full operating lease will cover these obligations.

 

Publication date: 19/07/2018

Date of decision: 19/07/2018

Effective from: 27/07/2018