Carter Jonas is one of the leading property consultancies in the science and technology sector. With over 25 years’ experience working with life science companies, science and innovation parks, developers, and investors across the UK, including in Cambridge, Oxford, London, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds and Birmingham, our expert team of property advisors offer a wide variety of services for all your science & technology property needs.

Carter Jonas has a broad coverage across the UK with 34 offices across the country, meaning our property consultants and agents can offer you local expertise with national coverage to realise your potential. We have an experienced team of professionals in all the main UK cities, including in the golden triangle, with commercial offices also in Birmingham, Bristol and Leeds.

How can Carter Jonas help with your science and technology property needs?

We have been working with specialist companies in the science and technology, helping them to unlock their innovation through finding the right property from specialist labs and manufacturing facilities to offices. Our dedicated team of commercial property professionals a on hand to provide you with tailored advice on all aspects of occupying space - from lease renewal to rent review and relocation. Carter Jonas science and technology property experts have extensive experience of advising occupiers on either acquiring or disposing of space, as well as on more general matters throughout the property lifecycle. Our offering includes: 

  • Property advice and location strategy
  • Acquisition and disposal
  • Planning and development consultancy
  • Specification advice and project management
  • Sector focused market analysis and research
  • Rent reviews

Click here to read in more detail about our offering for the science and technology sector.

The services Carter Jonas can provide throughout the full science and technology life cycle

Whether you are a landowner exploring the development potential of your land, a developer looking to secure planning permission for a related scheme, a landlord with R&D space, a science and technology company searching for new facilities, or a fund keen to invest in the UK science and technology property market, we are here to help you.

Who are our science and technology clients?

We look after the commercial property interests of cutting edge science and technology innovation companies (labs, offices, manufacturing facilities), fund institutions, universities, tech businesses, key science and business park owners, developers, investors as well as lab, offices and manufacturing facility occupiers across the UK.

Some of the main science and technology parks we work with include Keele University Science and Innovation Park, Cambridge Business Park, Haverhill Research Park, St John’s Innovation Park, Oxford Business Park, Melbourn Science Park, Culham Science Centre, University of Warwick Science Park, Malvern Science Park, Harwell Science and Innovation Centre and Menai Science Park at Bangor University.

Carter Jonas offers a broad spectrum of services to public- and private-sector clients, including the sale, letting and acquisition of land and buildings across the country for a variety of uses, including incubators, laboratories, R&D facilities and offices. We currently have a wide variety of lab and R&D spaces to let, which you can explore here.

Some of our clients

APIS Assay Technologies Ltd logo
MAC Clinical Research logo
University of Cambridge logo
Cambridge Touch Technologies
Clovis Oncology
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Oxford Science Park
The Crown Estate logo
Breakthrough Properties logo
Oval Medical Technologies

Thought leadership and market-led research

Our expertise and experience in the science and technology sectors means that we work closely with companies, funds, developers, universities and hospital trusts, who want to explore certain aspects of the sector, from analysis on specific markets, to masterplan and strategy. To support them, our in-house research team produces a variety of reports covering all main asset classes of the commercial property market, including the Carter Jonas biannual Life Sciences Research Report which explores the outlook for the life sciences sector across the UK and in the key markets of London, Oxford and Cambridge. 

Our bulletin explores in detail the OxCam markets, mapping the main science parks and reporting on the investment and employment levels across the UK, and latest science and technology deals. 

Case studies

Get in touch
Matt Lee
Partner, Commercial
020 7062 3077 Email me About Matt
Scott Harkness
Partner, Head of Commercial
020 7518 3236 Email me About Scott
Jon Silversides
Partner, Commercial
01865 404458 Email me About Jon
William Rooke
Partner, Commercial
01223 326815 Email me About William
Christopher Hartnell
Partner, Commercial
0113 203 1079 Email me About Christopher
Alex Tross
Partner, Commercial
0121 306 0401 Email me About Alex
Philip Marshall
Partner, Commercial
01225 747261 Email me About Philip
As Head of Science and Tech my role is working cross regionally to support growth in these sectors
Chris heads the Commercial Agency team from the Leeds office providing services to both landlord and occupier clients throughout Yorkshire and across the North of England. He specialises in the office and industrial sectors providing both acquisition and disposal advice to a range of clients to include national and local institutions as well as private individuals. He also provides advice in relation to Landlord and Tenant issues, including rent reviews and lease renewals.

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