Ben joined Realest as a consultant in 2021, having previously worked at CBRE, Bristol where he was a Director in the Project and Building Consultancy team. He has also worked for Cushman and Wakefield and BNP Paribas Real Estate in Bristol and Southampton.
Ben has 15 years of commercial building surveying experience and is responsible for managing and delivering high quality professional advice and services.
These include project management, contract administration of building contracts of varying size and complexity, investor due diligence, occupier surveys, and dilapidations advice and negotiation.
Ben has significant experience in working for both the public and private sectors and enjoys working on a wide range of instructions. He has a particular interest in dilapidations matters and frequently practices in this area, including end of lease liability assessments and strategy advice.
Whilst at CBRE, Ben provided Project Management and Employer’s Agent services for the fit-out of Channel 4’s new Bristol Creative Hub, which forms part of its ‘4 All the UK’ strategy to decentralize decision-making and programme commissioning outside of its London office. Other notable projects undertaken at C&W include Project Management and Employer’s Agent services for Ovo Energy’s new 70,000 ft2 Bristol HQ refurbishment and fit-out, with a project value of £3.5m.
Away from work, Ben enjoys spending time with his two young children, running and mountain biking across the Mendip Hills, gardening, and yoga.
Phone: 07584 996089