Over the past 5 years development has become increasingly complex and time consuming. We are able to cut through the complexities through our in depth experience of all sectors and aspects of development.
We are able to offer a ‘cradle to grave’ service and are happy to advise on small in-town opportunities through to major greenfield development for new industrial estates.
Our skill set covers:
- Option Agreements
- Joint Ventures
- Master Planning
- Funding and valuation
- Site Assembly
- Specification Advice
For further information please do not hesitate to give one of our development surveyors below a call.
Stephen WadeBSc (Hons) MRICS
Stephen joined Legat Owen in 1994 as a Chartered Surveyor. He is a Director of the Company and Head of the Business Space Team. He advises a broad range of clients on Agency, Valuation and Development matters.
Stephen is an RICS Registered Valuer and an Expert Witness in relation to both Valuation and Planning matters. He has appeared at several Planning Inquiries for the Country’s leading house builders dealing with employment land supply issues and has prepared Expert Witness reports for both commercial and matrimonial disputes.
Stephen clients include; Welsh Government, Welsh Ambulance Service Trust, Tata Steel, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Airbus.
Recent transaction have included; the sale of a 160,000 sq ft distribution unit in Warrington for Celtic Asset Management, the sale of an 8.5 acre former hospital site at St Asaph for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, the sale of a 5 acre site to VW in Llandudno Junction for Welsh Government and the acquisition of 15 acres at Parc Cybi in Holyhead on behalf of Conygar Plc for a new Truck Stop.
Matt PochinBSc (Hons) MRICS
Matthew is a Director of the Company and specialises in industrial buildings, development and investment work.
Matthew has worked in North West market since 1994 and is an RICS Registered Valuer. Prior to joining Legat Owen, Mathew worked at Lamont’s where he gained the title of Industrial Agent of the Year on three separate occasions reflecting his proactive approach to agency and development work.
Matthew’s clients include; Prologis, Goodmans, AXA, Th Duchy of Lancaster, Canmoor, Pochin, Stretton Estates and Jolivet.
Recent transactions have included; the letting of 185,000 sq ft distribution unit at Midpoint 18 for Prologis, the letting of a 100,000 sq ft distribution unit in Winsford to Howard Tennants for Porabola, the pre-letting of in excess of 70,000 sq ft at Orion Park Crewe to numerous regional and national tenants.
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James LuttonBSc (Hons) MRICS
James is a Director and heads up the Retail and Leisure team Legat Owen having joined the Company as a placement student in 2005.
He advises occupier and landlord/investor/developer clients on matters including leasing, development and investment. James has a particular focus on retail including Shopping Centres, High Street and roadside, but has more recently taken on more of a ‘general practice’ role.
Current shopping centre instructions include the Spinning Gate Shopping Centre, Leigh; Flintshire Retail Park, Flint and The Walk, Ebbw Vale, whilst recent investment transactions include the sale of Evans Easyspace, Chester, Trent Boulevard, Nottingham (let to Co-Op), the acquisition of Total Fitness, Crewe and the acquisition of 48-50 Beam Street, Nantwich (let to Dominos, Shelter and Children’s Society).
He also has experience in development matters and acts on behalf of both landlords and house builders/developers and recently advised on the lettings of Countrywide Farmers/OK Diner at Oswestry Gateway together with land sales to Galliford Try and Aldi.
Outside of work James can usually be found outdoors somewhere and sits on his local Parish Council and is a local school governor.
Ben LamontMSc MRICS
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Ben has been with Legat Owen since 2014 and works within the business space team specialising in residential development and investment.
Ben obtained his masters degree at Liverpool John Moores and is now a qualified Chartered Surveyor.
- Recent Transactions have included :-
- The sale of a 56 unit scheme in Higher Kinnerton on behalf of a private land owner. The sale of 100 dwellings in Rhuddlan, North Wales to MacBryde Homes. Negotiating an overage agreement on behalf of a private landowner for 600 dwellings in Shrewsbury.
- The investment sale of a 30,000 sq ft multi let industrial estate in Saltney, on behalf of a private property company. The investment sale of a 20,000 MKM store in Macon Way, Crewe. The letting of a 40,000 sq ft industrial unit in Dartford on behalf of a private client.
Away from work Ben’s interests involve, socialising, hockey, football, skiing and Abersoch.
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