Practice Leader – UK & EMEA Flexible Workplace Advisory
UK Flexible Workspace Specialist
UK wide, Patrick advises in the flexible workspace sector across three main areas.
1. Landlords. Offering consultancy to landlords who are considering flexible workspace operators or self-delivery opportunities within their assets.
2. Occupiers. Providing expert advisory and negotiations for occupiers looking to utilise flexible workspace.
3. Operators. Working with operators looking for expansion opportunities in the UK and supporting increased occupancy levels of exisitng locations.
Acquired the flexible workspace operator "Industrious" at Landmark, St Peters Square, Manchester, on behalf of Barings.
Acquired the flexible workspace operator "Orega" at Arkwright House, Manchester, on behalf of PGIM.
Acquired the flexible workspace operator "X & Why" at 103 colmore Row, Birmingham, on behalf of Tristan.
Advised Deloitte on their 35,000 sq ft relocation to WeWork Hanover Building, Manchester.
Acquired 274 Deansgate, Manchester for £6.35m on behalf of Whispering Smith.
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.