Who We Are.

Lismore was founded in March 2020 to provide intelligent market advice, delivered by a highly experienced and passionate team of Directors at the leading edge of the investment and development market in Scotland.

We are client focused and results driven. We are agile, dynamic and innovative and we use our deep understanding of capital and occupier markets coupled with market-leading transactional experience to maximise value for our clients. We genuinely enjoy what we do and the clients we work with.

Our business is new but we are here for the long term. With a combined track record spanning 90 years and over £4 billion of transactions, we can be trusted to deliver.

Our Values.

Our values and approach are the heart of our business. They allow us to be professional and reliable real estate advisors who focus on long term relationships.

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Our Team.

Expertise

Simon has over 20 years experience in the Scottish real estate market and is a specialist in investment agency. Previously, Simon was an Equity Partner at King Sturge before joining JLL as a Regional Director when the organisations merged in 2011. Simon advises leading UK and overseas institutions, property companies, private equity funds and private investors across all sectors of the Scottish investment market.

Track Record

Simon has been involved in some of the highest profile investment deals in the Scottish investment market with key clients including – Aberdeen Standard Investments, Drum Property Group, Hazledene House, Hudson Advisors, Kames Capital, Knight Property Group, M&G Real Estate and Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

Simon is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is a Registered Valuer.

Expertise

Colin has over 20 years experience in the Scottish real estate market and is a specialist in investment agency and development funding. Previously, Colin was a Regional Director at JLL in the National Investment team.

Track Record

During his career, Colin has led on numerous high profile transactions in Scotland across the various sectors for leading investors and developers, including – Aberdeen Standard Investments, Brockton Capital, City of Edinburgh Council, Credit Suisse, Hines UK, M&G Real Estate, Lothbury Investment Management, Invesco, Moorfield, Palm Capital and Patrizia AG.

Colin is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Registered Valuer and a Scottish Board Member of the Investment Property Forum.

Expertise

Chris has some 30 years experience in the Scottish real estate market. He was an Equity Partner at King Sturge, managing the Edinburgh office from 2001-2006 before taking on the role of Partner in Charge of the Scottish business from 2006-2011. Following the acquisition of King Sturge by JLL in 2011, Chris led the highly successful Capital Markets team in Scotland.

Track Record

Chris has had many highlights during his career, being involved in some of the most significant investment transactions in Scotland across various sectors with key clients including – Aberdeen Standard Investments, Aviva Investors, BP Investment Management, Ediston Real Estate, Hermes Real Estate, OLIM Property, Orchard Street Investment Management, Redevco UK and USS Investment Management.

Chris is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is a Registered Valuer.

Expertise

Richard has over 15 years experience in the Scottish real estate market and is a specialist in investment agency. Previously, Richard was a Director at JLL in the National Investment team.

Track Record

Richard has had many highlights during his career to date, more recently over the past 5 years Richard has advised on in excess of £450 million worth of transactions, 90% of which have been acquisitions. Key clients during this period include Aberdeen Standard Investments, DTZ Investment Management, Greenridge Investment Management, LaSalle Investment Management, Mayfair Capital, Trinova Real Estate, Rasmala and UBS Asset Management.

Richard is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is a Registered Valuer.

What Clients Say.

Howard Crawshaw, Director

We have worked with the team at Lismore for over 15 years. One thing that sets them apart is their ability to source off-market product which is vital in a tight and competitive market. They have meticulous attention to detail and an unrivalled network of connections with agents, funds and developers. They treat assets as if they are the owner, which reinforces true attention to client care.

Chris Perera, Moorfield Group

The team have advised us for a number of years and the service they offer is second to none. In providing a comprehensive package, they are diligent, pragmatic and forward-thinking which has yielded consistent headline outperformance as well as allowing for a smooth journey through execution and documentation. We look forward to working with them again.

Rob Skelston, Head of Development

I have worked with the team for many years on a number of complex development projects. They provide clear and robust advice and are extremely well connected in the investment and development funding world.

Sandy Wilson, Fund Manager

I have dealt with the team at Lismore since 1999. Their market knowledge and relationships are first rate, which combined with their enthusiasm and passion, enables them to consistently provide expeditious high quality advice.

Hugo Henkes, Director

They really understand our business and requirements and have been involved in many of the Scottish transactions we have undertaken. Their market knowledge, experience and relationships with key stakeholders have been key to delivering both investment and development deals for us.

Andrew Foulds, UK Managing Director

We have worked with the team over many years which is testament to their understanding that strong client relationships are the bedrock of a successful business.

Jake Walsh, Managing Director

They always come up with interesting opportunities, often on an off-market basis. They have a creative approach to identifying and structuring deals and their advice is given with conviction.