Alternatives

True expertise in alternative property investments demands a thorough understanding of the trading characteristics of the individual property type.

Our alternatives team, drawn from across our national office network, interpret complex financial data using their market knowledge to advise our broad range of clients in this rapidly evolving sector of the property market. 

Nick Boyd

National head of alternatives

nboyd@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7955 8420

Auctions

We act for large corporations, institutions, private clients and accountants. Our specialist team strive to unlock the maximum value for our clients’ assets.

Our turnover has increased by more than 150% in the last three years, and we have delivered a significantly higher sales success (89%) than the market average (75%).

Oliver Childs

head of auctions

ochilds@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2284

Building Consultancy

Involved throughout the property lifecycle, we formulate initial construction appraisals, project manage the build process, maintain and refurbish the built asset, and redevelop obsolete property. We are involved at inception, during occupation and void periods, through to demolition and redevelopment, maximising value or managing our clients’ risk along the way.

Kevin Maddern

head of Building Consultancy

kmaddern@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)1604 664 343

Business Rates

Our focus for occupiers (both public and private), investors and developers alike is to manage rate liabilities at no risk. We aim to remove the bureaucratic burden and maximise our clients’ savings.

We outperform the industry in both key metrics: 1. We settle 57% of appeals with a reduction against an industry average of 37% 2. Our average rate reduction is 13.5% vs. national average of 2.8%.

Paul Easton

head of Business rates

peaston@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)191 206 8709

Capital Markets

We source investment opportunities and provide strategic advice on asset selection to maximise the value of our client’s commercial property investment.

Our investment team has built up exceptional experience and understanding of local, regional and national property and occupier markets. With our nationwide network of offices and majority share of regional market transactions we have access to vast amounts of occupier market data, covering the key commercial property market indicators

Nick Lloyd

head of Capital markets

nlloyd@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2221

Corporate Advisory Services

The Corporate Advisory Services (CAS) team provides estate management and strategic advice to national and major corporate clients.

With responsibility for key client management, CAS works across the business to provide an unlimited one-stop service for national clients. Their consultation services includes; acquisitions, disposals, lease events and property management. 


Jonathan King

Client Director

jking@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2065

Industrial & Logistics

We are the leading industrial and logistics property advisor in the UK and Ireland and we let, sell or acquire around 20 million sq ft of industrial and distribution space every year. 

With a national network of offices across the UK, we provide detailed, on-the-ground advice for every major town and city, including all key distribution markets. With multi-modality becoming more important in the logistics sector, our relationships with rail, airport and port operators give us outstanding insight and enable us to provide expert advice to our clients.

Steve Williams

Head of Industrial & Logistics

sawilliams@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2296

Lease Advisory

We provide the best possible advice for landlords and or tenants to manage their lease events. Whether it’s a lease renewal, rent review or break, the LSH team makes the most of the available opportunities and mitigates risk to provide improved terms.

Robin Mitchell

Head of lease advisory

rmitchell@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2180

Machinery & Business Assets

We provide valuation and sale advice on all classes of industrial and commercial business assets embracing most categories of industrial facilities.

As one of the industry’s principal auctioneers we are prominent in the marketplace, offering maximum exposure throughout a sale programme. We have an international sphere of influence and provide valuation advice in many parts of the world.

Steve Mason

Head of MBA

smason@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7633 2570

Office Agency

We have a proven track record of securing the best locations, maximising office space and reducing businesses’ property costs.

Each year we let, acquire or sell around 6m sq ft of office space - transacting around 40% of many of the regional office markets.

Tony Fisher

Head of OFFICE AGENCY

tfisher@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2250

Planning & Development

All our advice is based on an intimate understanding of current planning legislation and policy, and our nationwide team combines planning, development and legal specialists to provide you with a comprehensive service.

Mark Dodds

Head of Planning & Development

mdodds@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2242

Property Management

Our commercial property management service provides a platform for out-performance for our clients.  We manage a number of UK property funds that are consistently in the top quartile for performance.

We do this by treating each of our 20,000 occupiers as customers. Through our close proximity to our client’s properties and occupiers we are able to outperform the market in occupier retention and reduce the risk profile of their commercial property portfolio. 


Patricia Bret

Head of Property management

pbret@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)28 9026 9213

Public Sector

Finding savings is imperative in the current climate, where the public sector is under significant budgetary constraint.

We provide property advice for and manage some of the country’s most complex property portfolios – with impressive results.

For one authority alone we generated over £250m in property receipts, and the combined real estate value of another three of our public sector clients amounts to over £6 billion.


Stephen Armitage

Head of public sector

sarmitage@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2135

Retail

Retail is arguably the most dynamic sector of the property market, constantly evolving to keep up with changing consumer demands. From a major town centre regeneration project to an out-of-town retail park or the leasing of a single shop our experienced team provides bespoke retail advice, tailored to our client’s needs.

Our retail specialists are located in all our major offices and their advice is based on local knowledge, backed up by national expertise.

 

David Moore

Head of Retail

dmoore@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)161 833 1197  

Transport

Our core team of rail, aviation, coach and bus property experts work with colleagues from across the business to provide comprehensive property services geared to the operational and commercial priorities of our transport clients, such as the Department for Transport and HS2, and passenger operators such as National Express and Virgin Atlantic.

Transport plays a crucial part in our daily lives and with major investment in UK infrastructure that will transform the network for the next generation’s economy, this is a time of significant opportunity for the industry.

Jeff Robinson

Head of Transport

jrobinson@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2110

Valuation

Expanding quickly, with circa 150 RICS registered valuers that provide a diverse range of specialist skills in their local markets and nationwide.

Our clients range from International and High Street banks, such as HSBC, Lloyds, Barclays, Santander and RBS to smaller banks, building societies and bridging ‎companies. 

Rebecca Runcorn

Head of Valuation

rruncorn@lsh.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7198 2176