James Cubitt

James Cubitt


Head of Birmingham Office

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Professional Summary

James joined Colliers in 2006 and is a Director and Joint Head of Valuation in the Birmingham Office. He began his career with Chesterton PLC in Birmingham before moving to D&P Holt Limited in Coventry.


- Providing valuation services to Barclays Bank PLC for a proposed loan security valuation for the £200 million Brindleyplace Development in Birmingham.

- Lead valuer for a £160 million portfolio of cash and carry warehouses for Booker PLC.

- Securing instructions and valuing the £130m Alto Vito Portfolio for Lloyds Bank PLC.

- Securing instructions and providing valuation advice for development finance purposes for the £55 million Unison HQ building on Euston Road.

- Securing instructions and providing valuation advice for development finnace purposes for a £50 million student accommodation scheme in Leicester.

- Securing instructions to value a £25m portfolio of industrial estates owned by Petchey Group on behalf of Santander PLC.

- Being appointed Chairman of the IPF Midlands Region.  


MRICS, BSc (Hons)

Memberships & Involvements

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Investment Property Forum, (Current Chairman of the IPF Midlands Region)


Lloyds Bank, Santander, Aldermore Bank, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, I.C.G.Longbow, Greenfield Capital, HSBC, Handelsbanken, ECF Investors, Unity Trust Bank, Hovi Developments


It is essential to work with advisers who are flexible and responsive to market conditions, rather than choosing to hide behind text books and computer programmes. James’ service is unfailingly thorough, punctual, trustworthy and, crucially, based on real market knowledge. He is someone we know we can trust.  

Adam Coffer

EPF Investors



Service Lines
Valuation & Advisory Services
Featured Research
2 Mar 2020
End of Year Investment Report 2019 - 2020
Although 2019 was a year of economic and political uncertainty, commercial property investment held up reasonably well, as the outcome of the General Election in mid-December led to a surge in investment activity in the final weeks of last year.
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Featured News
27 Apr 2019
Colliers Birmingham leadership positive on city prospects ahead of Bisnow State of the Market 2019 conference
Our Birmingham office team are delighted to be attending the Bisnow State of the Market event on 1 May. Ahead of the event we asked James, Richard, and Nick for their thoughts on the city’s direction, transformation, HS2, and the offices market, and more.
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24 Apr 2019
Midlands on brink of investment surge if UK achieves Brexit certainty, says leading economist
Comments made during breakfast briefing for local development stakeholders
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24 Oct 2018
Colliers International attracts top Birmingham offices talent to growing Midlands team
Richard Williams joins Colliers’ Birmingham National Offices team from Knight Frank
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