Andrew joined Knight Frank in 1997, having previously been at British Gas for 7 years, and has since worked in Central London development. Andrew specialises in providing development and value-add advice primarily in the Central London markets with the benefit of considerable experience in all aspects of the development life cycle in addition to investment agency, funding and corporate representation. Andrew is also providing International Consultancy for several large scale redevelopment projects in Sydney (10m sq.ft.), Brisbane (4m sq.ft.), and Dublin (1.5m sq.ft.). Andrew is a member of the Board of Management for the British Council for Offices. Key projects:
- The British Library – advising the British Library on the extension of the Grade I listed building and development to the rear of the current site to meet the accommodation needs of the Library and to release value for the remainder of the site.
- Here East – valuation and scheme advice on the 1.2m sq.ft. award winning Tech and Innovation cluster for the former Olympic Press and Media Centre.
- 20 Fenchurch Street – the UK’s largest ever, single building asset sale, where Andrew provided development advice over a period of 13 years for Land Securities.
- 1 & 2 London Wall Place – acquisition of the 500,000 sq ft development following an abortive negotiation to a potential pre-let for Hammerson.
- 33 King William Street – acquired HB Reavis’ first UK development, a 230,000 sq ft scheme forward sold to Wells Fargo for c£300m.
- London Fruit & Wool Exchange – a £300m forward funding and simultaneous head lease regear for Prudential. Andrew also advised on the terms of the Development Management Agreement with Exemplar.
- Smithfield Quarter - 378,000 sq ft development giving restructuring advice, pre-letting advice and disposal advice for TH Real Estate. Andrew also gave evidence as an expert at the Public Planning Inquiry.
- 25 Bank Street – expert valuation witness for a £1bn court case in relation to a 1m sq ft building – the case was over a period of 9 years for legal firm Linklaters.