Carter Jonas successfully launches Commercial Edge 2022
Date of Article
Mar 11 2022
Sector
Commercial

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Scott Harkness
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Partner - Head of Commercial Division
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Head of Research
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Scott specialises in providing advice on agency and development matters to a wide variety of clients from private individuals and trusts through to property funds, institutions, companies and statutory authorities.  He advises both owners and occupiers across public and private sectors.

Working at Board level with clients, Scott’s specialist areas include Business development, development of property strategies, property investment advice, advice in the marketing and disposal of property as well as property acquisitions.

Scott has a particular knowledge and understanding of the property market in the wider Oxfordshire region whilst also operating on a national basis on specific projects.

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Daniel Francis has been Head of Research at Carter Jonas since 2018. He is responsible for delivering the firm’s programme of market and topic-based research, providing clients with the insight they need. Daniel’s main focus is the commercial market, and he works closely with his rural and residential research colleagues. 

Daniel is a member of the Investment Property Forum and the Society of Property Researchers.
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William Rooke is an investment and commercial development property specialist.

Three career highlights: 

  • Land assembly in central Cambridge for 316 room student housing scheme.
  • Acquisition of vacant office building in North Cambridge for £1m and subsequent letting and Asset Management to create a £7m investment.
  • Securing planning consent and anchor tenants for a £100m industrial development in the Midlands. 

Three career highlights: 

Acquisition of over 800,000 sq ft between 7 sites on behalf of one of the UK’s largest parcel operators, acquiring one freehold, two assignments (plus reversionary leases) and four new leases on buildings across the UK (Bodmin, Basingstoke, Chester Le Street, Grays, East London, Coventry and Rotherham). 

Disposal of 3 million sq ft, 200 acres on behalf of SAPPI which was one of the largest Brownfield sites in Switzerland in 2012 sold for over €50 million.  

Worked on one of the largest data centre/ colocation transactions in Singapore of 30,000 sq ft data centre within the Global Switch building on behalf of Asia Global Crossing.

 
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Miles Thomas is a Partner based in Cambridge.

Carter Jonas successfully launched its Commercial Edge 2022 research at a virtual event attended by hundreds on Thursday 3 March.

Head of Research Dan Francis presented the outlook for the UK economy and commercial property markets, followed by two panel discussions chaired by former Estates Gazette features editor Stacey Meadwell.

The first panel saw Scott Harkness and Will Rooke discuss the opportunities and challenges for the life sciences sector in Oxford and Cambridge. In the second panel, Andy Williams and Miles Thomas discussed the distribution sector and the challenges around its increasing demand for energy consumption.

A recording of the event can be viewed here.
If you’d like to access the Commercial Edge bulletin, showcasing the outlook for the office and industrial markets in our key regional locations, click here.