Brian has been a Director at bdt since its merger with Woodford & Company in September 2015. Before that he worked at Woodford & Company from 1995, becoming a Director in 2005. His previous experience involved working in London for 10 years at Drivers Jonas and Chesterton, having completed a Real Estate degree at Trent Polytechnic in 1983, and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1985.
He is responsible for agency related matters as well as undertaking lease renewals and providing corporate client advice. He principally handles (alongside Richard Thomas) instructions which are listed in the Property Search section of this website, together with a number of investment and retail opportunities. He has in particular acted for institutional Landlord and property companies, where clients have included; LaSalle Investment Management, CBRE Global Investors, Hermes Asset Management, DTZ Investors, Commercial Estates Group, AEW UK and T A Fisher Ltd. He has also acted for occupiers including Taylormade, Adidas Golf, Gordian Strapping, Sun Life of Canada, The IDS Group, and Omnico.
In recent years he has been involved in some of the largest occupational warehouse transactions in Basingstoke, to include the letting of Unit B3 at Grafton Way on the West Ham estate (107,000 sq ft) and Unit A, Hamilton Close on Houndmills (45,000 sq ft).
In his spare time Brian enjoys cycling and supporting his local rugby club.