David is one of the leading landlord and tenant specialists on the south coast and has delivered Lease Advisory, Rating, Consultancy and Corporate Real Estate services for 30 years. In addition, he is a RICS appointed Arbitrator and Independent Expert where he has a wealth of experience in presenting cases at third party disputes.
David joined Realest in 2015 from Senior Director positions at BNP Paribas Real Estate, Atisreal and Chesterton. He has a solid track record in devising cost effective strategies, creating value for clients and providing integrated solutions.
Notable deals include the lease restructure of 150,000 ft2 office headquarters for Carnival plc, the commercial negotiation in the acquisition and forward funding for Meggitt plc’s new 485,000 ft2 worldwide HQ and Manufacturing Building and the acquisition of South Central Ambulance Service unit on behalf of BMO Real Estate Partners – agreeing the rent review, regearing the lease and creating a 27% increase in value within one year.
David enjoys watching rugby, has completed various treks in Nepal and the Far East and is a huge Bruce Springsteen fan.