James Preece | Colliers International | Bristol

James Preece



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Professional Summary

I am a Director in the National Offices team based in Bristol and have over 21 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.



Disposed of two offices of circa 4,000 sq ft each in 2020 in Bristol for Columbia Threadneedle.

Disposed of circa 30,000 sq ft for Aberdeen Standard at 1 Redcliff Street in 3 deals.

Pre-let 7,300 sq ft at 2530 Aztec West for Boultbee Brooks in 2020.

Disposed of 19,000 sq ft at Tower Wharf for Picton Capital in 2020.


2:1 BSc Hons Degree from Reading University.

Memberships & Involvements

MRICS - Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Aberdeen Standard

Robert Hitchins

Boultbee Brooks

London & Scottish Investments


Columbia Threadneedle






"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.


Property Type
London Offices
Featured Research
19 Oct 2020
Bristol Offices Snapshot Q3 2020
Despite the ongoing impact of the pandemic, Bristol city centre has seen 331,000 sq ft of take up year to date, which is only 8% down on the equivalent period in 2019.
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6 Aug 2020
Bristol Offices Snapshot Q2 2020
Despite the pandemic lockdown, Bristol’s city centre office take up reached the half way point of 2020 ahead of last year and only 4% below the 5 year average
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24 Apr 2020
Bristol Offices Snapshot Q1 2020
The Bristol City Centre had a level of office take up not seen since 2007. Osborne Clarke’s pre-let of 74,000 sq ft at Halo, Finzel Reach was the stand out transaction, in a market that was dominated by the business and financial services sector.
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Featured News
8 Dec 2020
Part first floor of prime Bristol office building Tower Wharf let
Remaining part first floor and also part ground floor space will be available early next year.
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4 Dec 2020
Bristol’s One Redcliff fully let as executive search specialist Granger Reis takes South Wing
Refurbished 3,550 sq ft office space let by Colliers International.
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1 Dec 2020
Programme in Bristol ideal for current office requirements
'Plug and play’ fit out featuring acoustic booths, stunning kitchen, and games area is being sub-let by Colliers International.
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18 Nov 2020
High quality, self-contained office space in attractive Bristol business park to let
10 Woodlands is being marketed through Colliers International and Hartnell Taylor Cook.
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