Damian is a Director and head of the Business Space Lease Advisory team in the North. He has extensive experience in advising clients in the specialist fields of rent reviews, lease renewals and lease restructuring whilst also providing Expert Witness representation in Arbitration proceedings, Independent Expert Determinations and in Court on 1954 Act lease renewals. Damian specialises in the office and industrial/logistics section and has dealt with a number of large office buildings and big box logistic warehouses. His previous client's include high profile occupiers, property companies and institutional investors.
Damian has worked in the in the specialist field of lease advisory since 2006 and some of his accomplishments include:-
- Acted for ITV relating to their Media City office rent review.
- Advising Royal Mail on multiple rent reviews, lease renewals and lease re-gears on warehouse properties across the North West.
- Provided advice to Boohoo.com with regard to rent review on their Manchester City Centre office buildings.
- Previously advised Novartis Vacines on their rent review on a 280,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Speke.
- Advised Electricity North West with regard to their lease renewal on their head quarter office premises.
- Acted for Patrizia with regard to their rent review of a 45,000 sq ft warehouse in Irlam.
BSc (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University
RICS Diploma in Valuation
Memberships & Involvements
Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Damian has previously advised a mix of both occupier and institutional / landlord clients, some of which are noted below:-
Asda, BBC, Booker, Boohoo.com, Electricity North West, Hermes Parcelnet, ITV, L'Oreal, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics Ltd, Office Team Ltd, Royal Mail, Total Bitumen Ltd, Screwfix, TUI UK Ltd.
Landlord / Institutional Clients
Harworth Estates, John Lewis Pension Fund, Legal and General, Patrizia, Royal London Asset Management.
- Total Bitumen UK Ltd
- Royal Mail
- Electricity North West
Head of Business Space Lease Advisory
London - West End
I am a Chartered Surveyor and a lease advisory specialist and lead the Business Space Lease Advisory team at Colliers. My team specialises in the industrial, logistics and offices market sectors. We advise investors and occupiers on rent reviews, lease renewals and lease renegotiations. My role is to achieve the best possible value and outcomes for clients in negotiations.
I've worked as a specialist in the lease advisory sector since leaving university in 1995 and I joined Colliers in 1998. I have advised clients on most types of properties across the UK and now specialise in the logistics and offices market sectors in London, East Midlands and the South East.
I advise both occupiers and investors in negotiations and I am regularly appointed as an Expert Witness in dispute resolution cases.
Client Services Manager
London - West End
I joined Colliers International in 2016 as a Data Administrator and progressed to become the Client Services Manager for Business Space Lease Advisory.
Senior Business Development Manager | Industrial and Logistics
London - West End
Before joining Colliers International in 2013, Jessica specialized in restaurant aquisitions and disposals in Los Angeles.
Ellie joined Colliers International in 2019 on the Graduate Scheme, with the aim of completing her APC to become RICS qualified in 2021.
Currently in the Business Space Lease Advisory Team, advising a range of landlord and occupier clients regarding their rent reviews, lease renewals and lease negotiations.
London - West End
David has been part of Business Space Lease Advisory team at Colliers, since completing his undergraduate degree at Oxford Brookes University in 2017. Since joining, David has completed his Masters (MSc) in Real Estate Development and is halfway through the 2 year APC programme.
His current role involves advising investors and occupiers alike on rent review and lease renewal negotiations within the industrial and office sectors, across the South East of England. Key client relationships include Screwfix, Plumbase and Booker.
London - West End
Avi joined Colliers in August 2018 as a member of the Valuation & Advisory Department, specialising in the valuation of residential properties in London. He primarily provided loan security valuations for purchase and re-finance purposes.
Avi then joined the Commercial Valuation & Advisory Department, specialising in loan security valuations for purchase and refinance purposes. Avi carried out valuations on a variety of asset classes including office, retail, industrial and trade counter.
Avi then worked in the Business Space Lease Advisory team advising on rent reviews and lease renewals for industrial and office assets predominantly in the South East. Avi has acted for and on behalf of clients such as Bupa, Screwfix Direct, Selco and Booker Group.
At present, Avi is a member of the West End Capital Markets team working on London office acquistions and disposals on behalf of a variety of institutional clients, private investors and corporate funds.
I have a BSc (Hons) Degree in Land Management and a Diploma in Arbitration from Reading University. I am a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Registered Valuer and a Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. I qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1992 and have always worked within the private sector. I have a broad range of experience working for many years as a General Practice Chartered Surveyor dealing with professional work, valuations and agency. I have specialised in Commercial Lease Consultancy since 2004 acting for owners and occupiers on industrial/warehouse, office and retail property. I undertake rent reviews, lease renewals and regears on a daily basis. I also have extensive experience acting as Expert Witness at Arbitration/Independent Expert referrals.
Chris has a BSc from Reading University and has been a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for some 40 years. Having started his career in London in 1979 he moved to Bristol in the mid-1980's and helped set up Lipfriend Dawson, a niche Bristol practice, in 1989. Lipfriend Dawson was acquired by Colliers in July 2005 and Chris is now a Director in the Business Space Lease Advisory team.
I am a qualified Chartered Surveyor in the Business Space Lease Advisory Team based in Bristol. I am involved in advising investors and occupiers on their leasing matters. My current role involves acting for both landlords and tenants on rent reviews, lease renewals and lease regears in the office and industrial sectors.
Joined Colliers in April 2018 as a Temp Receptionist.Towards the end of her temp position, Tendai joined the Rating department -Business development team as a Data Researcher.
In July 2019 Tendai joined Business Space Lease Advisory as Data administrator