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The Team

At Bride Hall Real Estate Partners we are all passionate about what we do, and every one of us is responsible for the continued success of ourselves and our partners. Click the arrows to find out more about us...

Nick DesmondManaging Director

Started out in private practice (Gerald Eve, Donaldsons and Michael Laurie).

From 1990, spent 12 years at Hammerson implementing the company’s investment strategy and development projects, the most notable being The Oracle Reading, West Quay Southampton and Bullring Birmingham (created JV, site assembly, scheme design and anchor lettings).

Moving to Bride Hall (2002), purchased shopping centres in Edinburgh, Chester, Edgware, Epsom, Bradford and Newbury – implementing development and investment initiatives.

Working with Dover Harbour Board as strategic partner to deliver the masterplan.

Charlie LockhartProperty Development

Charlie is a Chartered Surveyor and founder of Octavia Estates. He works with Bride Hall Real Estates Partners on joint venture residential projects.

Vernon PhillipsProject Management

Started out as a quantity surveyor and spent 7 years working in private practice and local government.

In 1986, moved into project management, joining Heery in London.

Joined Bride Hall in 1989. Responsible for all aspects of project management from inception to completion, across all sectors: retail shopping centres, both city centre and campus offices and award winning industrial developments.

Asif RaniwalaFinance

Qualified with Andersen and Deloitte, worked within real estate and hospitality departments, specialising in corporate finance and real estate transactions.

Left Deloitte and set up own accountancy practice in 2005. Key clients include Brockton Capital LLP, Precious Cells International Limited and Bride Hall Real Estate Partners.

Provides financial management/reporting support and advice on tax structuring/strategy.

A qualified Chartered Accountant.

Started out in private practice (Gerald Eve, Donaldsons and Michael Laurie).

From 1990, spent 12 years at Hammerson implementing the company’s investment strategy and development projects, the most notable being The Oracle Reading, West Quay Southampton and Bullring Birmingham (created JV, site assembly, scheme design and anchor lettings).

Moving to Bride Hall (2002), purchased shopping centres in Edinburgh, Chester, Edgware, Epsom, Bradford and Newbury – implementing development and investment initiatives.

Working with Dover Harbour Board as strategic partner to deliver the masterplan.

Charlie is a Chartered Surveyor and founder of Octavia Estates. He works with Bride Hall Real Estates Partners on joint venture residential projects.

Started out as a quantity surveyor and spent 7 years working in private practice and local government.

In 1986, moved into project management, joining Heery in London.

Joined Bride Hall in 1989. Responsible for all aspects of project management from inception to completion, across all sectors: retail shopping centres, both city centre and campus offices and award winning industrial developments.

Qualified with Andersen and Deloitte, worked within real estate and hospitality departments, specialising in corporate finance and real estate transactions.

Left Deloitte and set up own accountancy practice in 2005. Key clients include Brockton Capital LLP, Precious Cells International Limited and Bride Hall Real Estate Partners.

Provides financial management/reporting support and advice on tax structuring/strategy.

A qualified Chartered Accountant.

Charles LeeConsultant

1989, Chairman of Edward Erdman. Merged with Clive Lewis and Partners in 1991, to become Edward Lewis. Oversaw integration with Colliers to become Colliers Erdman Lewis.

Created own business in 1996, advising on strategy, development, finance, leasing and disposal of over 50 shopping centres (including Liffey Valley Dublin and The Merry Hill Centre Dudley).

From 1998, created JVs with Catalyst Capital involving the purchase and sale of circa £1.5billion of retail assets.

Roger GorhamNon Executive Director

Started out in private practice and British Rail Property Board.

Joined Hammerson in 1990, and spent 13 years there, initially managing the UK Shopping Centres (including Brent Cross, Stockport and Grimsby) and London office portfolio. Thereafter, responsible for leasing and management set-up for The Oracle Reading, before moving on to Bullring Birmingham, with responsibility for leasing, scheme design, retail delivery, non-retail income generation, retailer recruitment and city centre liaison.

Joined Bride Hall in 2003 and became a non executive director of Bride Hall Real Estate Partners in 2018.

Jenny GorhamPA/Office Administrator

PA/Office Administrator

1989, Chairman of Edward Erdman. Merged with Clive Lewis and Partners in 1991, to become Edward Lewis. Oversaw integration with Colliers to become Colliers Erdman Lewis.

Created own business in 1996, advising on strategy, development, finance, leasing and disposal of over 50 shopping centres (including Liffey Valley Dublin and The Merry Hill Centre Dudley).

From 1998, created JVs with Catalyst Capital involving the purchase and sale of circa £1.5billion of retail assets.

Started out in private practice and British Rail Property Board.

Joined Hammerson in 1990, and spent 13 years there, initially managing the UK Shopping Centres (including Brent Cross, Stockport and Grimsby) and London office portfolio. Thereafter, responsible for leasing and management set-up for The Oracle Reading, before moving on to Bullring Birmingham, with responsibility for leasing, scheme design, retail delivery, non-retail income generation, retailer recruitment and city centre liaison.

Joined Bride Hall in 2003 and became a non executive director of Bride Hall Real Estate Partners in 2018.

PA/Office Administrator

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