Peter Leyburn

Peter Leyburn

Head of Cross Border Tenant Representation | EMEA

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Professional Summary

Peter is a Chartered Surveyor and a senior international real estate professional with significant experience throughout the UK and Continental Europe.  His experience includes business development, strategic planning, client management, deal structuring and transacting. 

He began his career undertaking office leasing and tenant representation primarily in the South East of the UK before progressing to becoming Head of UK Office Agency. In 2007 he stepped into a more international role leading, coordinating and transacting office deals for both landlords and occupiers across much of Continental Europe. Peter's international experience also includes periods spent living and working in both Spain and Italy.


Asset Management and Disposal Agency  - Client manager and retained consultant to UBS Real Estate advising their asset management team and fund managers on assets throughout Continental Europe.

Brokerage and Advisory Agency - Adviser and broker to Stockley Park Consortium Limited, considered Europe’s pioneering and leading business park.

Tenant Representation – Adviser to Aviva Italia on the relocation of their 15,000 sq m headquarters facility in Milan.

Corporate Real Estate Strategy - Client manager and consultant to Electronic Arts on their occupational portfolio throughout the UK and Continental Europe.

Development Consultancy – to REDI Capital for a new 100,000 sq m business park at Kiev Airport, Ukraine.

Development Design Advice – Consultant to Aldar Properties on a 450,000 sq m mixed use project to be built in Astana, the new capital city of Kazakhstan.

Deal Structuring – Advisor to BP on the acquisition of the superior freehold interest and subsequent vacant possession sale of the former Amoco UK headquarters to extinguish all remaining lease liability.

Market Consultancy - Peter has appeared as an expert witness on behalf of Railtrack and London Underground in The Lands Tribunal.

Marketing – consultancy advice to Rockspring for a new 12,000 sq m office building in Geneva.


BSc General Practice Surveying from Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic

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Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Types
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