James Taylor

Partner Workman Retail & Leisure

• Partner with Workman with over 30 years retail and leisure property management experience

• Set up Workman Retail & Leisure in 2006 to bring all the shopping centres and retail parks under a dedicated team of retail surveyors, and this has grown to over 95 shopping centres and 243 retail parks under management.

• Recently relocated back to the Workman Bristol office after 23 years in Manchester, to head up the Property Management Team.

• Responsible for overseeing the management of the NewRiver portfolio of 40 properties, including 19 shopping centres and 8 retail parks, the Derwent portfolio, as well as the Hermes shopping centre and retail park portfolio.

• Extensive experience in due diligence on retail acquisitions, asset mobilisation, management and service charge advice on new developments/redevelopments and identifying asset enhancement opportunities.

• James is a member of the REVO Shopping Centre Management Committee as well as a judge for the REVO’s. James is also a judge for the retail Sceptre Awards.