Head of Commercial Property
Simon leads the firm’s real estate team, which is one of the most successful teams of its kind in the country.
Simon is responsible for ensuring that this team meets the strategic commercial needs of our clients. This includes the development of new products and services for emerging international real estate markets.
The skills and experience of the real estate team are recognised by a wide range of clients across the region and nationally, including:
- TCS Holdings Ltd
- The NHS
- Lloyds Bank PLC
- Evans Property Group
- Owner-occupied businesses
The real estate team’s services include:
- Property acquisition
- Banking property finance
- Portfolio management
- Property disposal
Simon is widely recognised for his ability to solve complex commercial property issues and to get the deal done.
In recent years, Simon and the team have acted on the following:
Day-to-day support for the retail and office property management of the 800,000 square feet Merrion Centre, Leeds
Negotiation and settlement of a 30,000 square feet factory extension for Kongsberg Actuation Systems Ltd (a billion euro Norwegian company)
A £2.65m retail and warehouse development at Castleford, covering a 2.32 acre site, now all occupied by commercial tenants
A 14-year project acting for the Holy Trinity Church, protecting their rights and securing compensation in connection with the Trinity Shopping Centre in Leeds
Simon is a member of Shulmans' Management Board and is also President of the Leeds Jewish Representative Council.