Stephen, with over 37 years’ experience, joins the Lease Advisory team and has direct responsibility for providing advice on rent reviews, lease renewals as well as valuation work throughout the UK. He will also work with Director, Laurence Barton, in expanding Aitchison Raffety’s wider offerings including corporate real estate advice, agency and portfolio management.
Stephen established his own business in the early 90’s before merging with Huggins Edwards & Sharp in 2006. Subsequently, he was Head of Landlord & Tenant at a London based chartered surveyors.
Stephen has a wealth of cross-sector experience and is a very experienced general practice surveyor. He has acted as a RICS APC Counsellor and Supervisor for several years, developing graduates and more experienced surveyors in different aspects of the profession. Since June 2012, Stephen has been a RICS Registered Valuer and has undertaken number of different red book valuations, most recently valuing three shopping centres in England.
Carl Grint, Director & Head of Portfolio Management, commented, “It’s really exciting to have someone of Stephen’s profile, calibre and experience join the team dedicated to lease advisory work. Stephen has previously worked with leading firms of chartered surveyors and is a Registered Valuer. We are building a larger lease advisory, CRE, agency and portfolio management offering from our London office as we continue to serve our growing number of clients across the UK.”