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Matthew Hawkins | Colliers | Uxbridge

Matthew Hawkins

MRICS

Director

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About

Professional Summary

Matt joined Colliers International as a Director in September 2019 and provides business rates and lease consultancy advice to occupiers and investors  throughout the South East of England.

In his role, Matt advises on Rateable Value appeals and business rates mitigation strategy, along with rent reviews, lease renewals, lease re-gears and dispute resolution. Matt has experience across all asset classes with a particular focus on the industrial and office sectors.

Due to his experience and market knowledge, Matt regularly acts as an Expert Witness in valuation based disputes.

Prior to joining Colliers, Matt was a Senior Director at Altus Group, based at their Heathrow office, where he'd originally joined as a graduate surveyor in 2010.

Accomplishments

Matt has a breadth of experience acting for national portfolio clients through to smaller portfolio clients and independent, sole occupiers, covering a wide variety of property types. He is regularly involved in leading discussions with Valuation Office Agency in agreeing basis of value for various property sectors in key markets with a particular focus on business space through the South East of England.

Attends Valuation Tribunals in rating disputes with the Valuation Office Agency.

Acts as an Expert Witness for rent review disputes which are referred to an Arbitrator or Independent Expert.

Provides strategic lease expiry advice to occupiers on the implications of commercial tenancies whether drafted 'inside' or 'outside' of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Education

BSc (Hons) Land Management - University of Reading

Memberships & Involvements

MRICS

Services

Skills

Business Rates / Rating, Lease Advisory, Warehouses, Business Space Lease Advisory

Service Lines

Occupier Services - Offices, Valuation & Advisory Services, Business Rates / Rating, Business Space Lease Advisory

Property Type

Industrial & Logistics, National Offices

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