James Preece | Colliers International | Bristol

James Preece

B.Sc, MRICS

Director

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About

Professional Summary

I am a Director in the National Offices team based in Bristol and have over 17 years experience.

 

Having joined Colliers International in August 2008 my role has included numerous disposals and acquisitions in the South West for a myriad of clients, from large funds such as Aviva to private individuals.

 

I previously worked for Bidwells Business Space Agency team in Cambridge (2003 -2008) where I specialised in office and research & development disposals and acquisitions.

 

My career commenced in 1999 with Chesterton International Plc in London. After qualifying as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2001, I remained in the City office agency team.

 

Accomplishments

Acquired 5,000 sq ft for SIFT Digital.

Acquired 9,300 sq ft for JISC at 1 Castle Park, Bristol.

Acquired 43,000 sq ft freehold for SciSys in Chippenham and disposed of circa 10,000 sq ft for them on a leasehold basis.

Acted for Coventry Building Society in the disposal of approx. 40,000 sq ft in Stroud.

Acted for Aviva Investors in the disposal of 17,000 sq ft to Call Credit at The Quorum, Bristol.

Education

2:1 BSc Hons Degree from Reading University.

Membership Involvements

MRICS - Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Clients

Aberdeen Asset Management

Gainwell

Nvidia

Eskmuir Properties

Rockspring

Columbia Threadneedle

Scarborough Group

Clearbell

Sift Digital

 

Testimonials

"We have  been extremely impressed by the service provided by Colliers. James has a thorough knowledge of the local  market and his determination to find accommodation which met all our requirements has resulted in excellent new offices for Jisc." Maggie Stephens (IT and Estates Manager - JISC).

 

" Following a very successful marketing campaign we are delighted by the results achieved by Colliers International whereby 3 floors totalling just over 12,000 sq ft have been let in almost 3 months and there is already good interest in the final floor". Alex Brouwer - Asset Manager- Threadneedle.

Services

Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Types
Office
Specializations
London Offices
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