B.Sc (Hons), MRICS
Director, Residential, City & Suburban Development
Mike joined Colliers International in 2006 to provide advice on a wide range of mixed use development projects, primarily in the North West of England. Mike is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years of property experience.
Mike has the benefit of over 10 years' client side experience having been employed as Land Manager for both regional and national house builders where he gained experience in large scale site appraisals and acquisitions. Mike has also been a Director of a registered NHBC house builder focusing on private new build residential developments.
A significant proportion of Mike's work at Colliers International is focused around advising clients on the valuation, appraisal and disposal of various mixed use development opportunities. Mike's client side experience means that he is well placed to provide consultancy advice from a developer perspective, particularly when negotiating the disposal or acquisition of opportunities.
On behalf of Co-op & Manchester City Council - sole agent for the disposal of Angel Meadows (rebrand - Meadowside) Manchester city centre to Far East Consortium (FEC) for over 750 residential apartments.
Trafford College Group - retained selling agent for the part disposal of Stockport (central) College achieving planning consent for 442 apartments and branded as Royal George Village with a GDV of over £90m.
Royal London Asset Management - Fulshaw Park, Wilmslow - disposal of 9 acres on Alderley Road with planning consent for upto 60 dwellings.
FBD Insurance Plc - disposed of 5.5 acre site on Crown Street, Manchester city centre to Renaker Build Ltd. Several residential apartment towers under construction providing over 1,500 apartments.
Chester West & Chester Council - disposing agent of former Council HQ premises at Backford Hall Estate of 23 acres for residential development
Mike has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Estate Management from Bristol Polytechnic.
Mike has been a qualified member of the RICS for 29 years.
Memberships & Involvements
Cheshire East Council, Cheshire West and Chester Council, Trafford College, Tameside NHS Trust
James joined Colliers in 2017 and advises on the procurement, disposal and development of mixed-use opportunities.
James has experience across a range of different property sectors and provides consultancy advise relating to the valuation, planning risk and viability for development opportunities.
He focuses on disposal of residential, office, hotel, leisure and mixed use developments. Strong working relationships have been formed with land owners, developers and occupiers throughout the North West of England which has resulted in a robust track record, delivering maximum best value whist minimising commercial risk.
Head of Manchester Office
Dominic is a Director of the National Offices Team in Manchester, with 25 years experience in the Real Estate profession, focused on the North West region. Dominic offers a depth and breadth of commercial experience to Investors, Developers, Landlords and Occupiers with particular regard to offices and complex mixed use schemes. He has a focus on procurement of Planning, Development, Acquisition and Disposal of office, leisure and mixed use developments. Strong working relationships have been formed with a wide and varied contact base of key landowners throughout the North West which has resulted in a robust track record of delivering performance for Colliers clients in a competitive market place.
Dominic leads the Manchester Office Leasing Agency team and has an excellent track record of maximizing clients asset’s value by advising on asset management strategy, building refurbishment and occupational requirements.
Dominic was during the period from 1993 to 2004 a Partner at Manchester based Edwards & Co Chartered Surveyors. Extensive experience was gained in advising property developers, funds and occupiers on their commercial real estate portfolio.
From 2004 to 2016 significant development experience was achieved as Director at a major North West based commercial property developer and investment company. This role involved managing many key development projects and land acquisitions / disposals for mixed use developments, residential, commercial and hotel uses. The role allowed him to work closely with Local Authorities, planners and numerous professional consultants.
Director- Head of National Office Agency and Development UK Regions
I have over 28 years experience in the Real Estate profession, focused on the North West of England but with particular emphasis on Manchester City Centre. Ten of those years was as lead Director of Lambert Smith Hampton’s Office Agency Department and after that ten years as the Principal Development, Investment, Office Agency Director at my own firm WHR. Based in Colliers Manchester office I offer a depth and breadth of commercial experience to Investors, Developers, Landlords and Occupiers with particular regard to complex mixed use scheme with a focus on procurement of Planning, Development, Letting and Disposal of City Centre office schemes. I deal with all aspects of office agency where I have been one of the principle protagonists for the evolution of Manchester’s City Centre office market. My role includes providing Developers / Investors a unique insight into occupational requirements and how they should and will influence the design criteria of complex refurbished projects as well as ground up new build schemes. I pride myself in delivering performance for Colliers clients in a competitive market place.