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Finalist Property Awards 2020

75 Investment transactions

in the last 12 months totalling
£585 million

Leasing instructions in
75 towns

throughout the UK
Graham is a founding partner of Fawcett Mead having previously spend 10 years at Churston Heard and then Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was a member of the European Retail Board.

Graham has dealt with all aspects of Retail and Leisure Investment for in excess of 25 years and has developed a niche at dealing with a high turnover of sales and acquisitions. During his career, he has developed close relationships with all the major institutions and has been involved in over £3bn of transactions including Colombia Threadneedle, Marylebone Asset Management, OLIM, Addington Capital and Savills IM who are all currently very active.

He lives in Cambridgeshire with his wife and 2 children and outside family life, his interests are Bradford City, St Neots Town and Fish and Chips.
James is a founding Director of Fawcett Mead having previously been a board Director at Churston Heard and latterly Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was a member of the European Retail Board.

James has dealt with all aspects of Retail and Leisure Investment and agency for 20 years and continues to work in leasing and investment. During his career, he has developed close relationships with major retailers and institutions. Since forming Fawcett Mead he has continued to work actively with clients such as Kennedy Wilson, Helical Bar, Sainsbury's, Hermes and Ellandi offering advice on significant disposal programmes. He has also advised on a number of receiverships of large multiple retailers including The Works, Hawkins Bazaar and Clinton Cards. He has actively sold and acquired a number of shopping centres, leisure schemes and retail portfolios across the UK.

He lives in Wandsworth with his wife and two children and his interests include all sport, particularly cricket. He’s a member of the Chartered Surveyors Livery Company, a trustee of the Elifar Foundation Charity and when he has some spare time can be found in the rough at Royal Wimbledon GC.
Following graduation from the University of Sheffield and then Cass Business School, Jonathan joined the Valuation Department at Colliers where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2005. He then moved to join the Retail Investment Team at Churston Heard and then JLL, where he was promoted to Director, before joining Fawcett Mead in 2012 as an Equity Partner.

With over 15 years’ experience of acquiring and selling a wide range of high street, shopping centre, foodstore and portfolio assets, Jonathan has been involved with some of the most high profile investment transactions within the UK retail investment market in recent years. These have included the acquisition of ShopStop in Clapham Junction for circa £140m, the acquisition of the super prime Magna Portfolio for circa £45m and the sale and acquisition of a number of super prime high street and foodstore assets in locations including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, Brighton, Cambridge, Guildford, Kingston, Islington, Richmond and Clapham Junction.

In doing so, Jonathan has forged close relationships with a wide range of institutional and property company clients, including Aberdeen Standard, BMO Real Estate, Columbia Threadneedle, CBREGI, DTZI, Legal & General, Lasalle Investment Management, M&G, Redevco, London Metric, Nuveen, U+I and Wittington.
Tom qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2011 and is now a Director within the Investment Team at Fawcett Mead. Before joining Fawcett Mead in 2010 as a graduate Tom worked at Fineman Ross between 2006 – 2007 and JLL, focusing on the purchaser and sale of retail and mixed-use assets.

With over 10 years’ experience in the property investment market Tom has forged closed relationships with a number of institutions including CBRE Global Investor, LaSalle Investment Managers, BMO Real Estate, Wesleyan Assurance, Columbia Threadneedle and Legal & General along with a number of high net worth investors, developers and property companies. Tom has an in-depth knowledge of the national retail market having recently advised on transactions across the county in town including Guildford, Nottingham, Harrogate, Bury St Edmunds, Stratford Upon Avon and greater London.

Tom currently lives in South London with his Wife and young son but originates from North Yorkshire where he enjoys spending the limited free time he has working on the family farm.
Richard qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1995 and has specialised in retail property since 1996. Whilst he has been based in Bristol for most of his career he operates on a UK-wide basis and has advised on transactions from Haverfordwest to Norwich, Edinburgh to Penzance and most of the towns and cities in-between.

Richard has worked on the sale, purchase and funding of; shops, supermarkets, shopping centres, retail warehousing, portfolios and leisure investments. He also advises clients on asset management, redevelopment and portfolio strategy and has acted as an Expert Witness on legal disputes involving retail investments. His clients range from; UK institutions, overseas investors, property companies and private investors. Recent transactions he has advised on include; sale of a prime investments in Bristol and Kingston for Legal & General (£12m), purchase of a prime block in Kingston for Amsprop (£20m), purchase and sale of individual retail investments in Guildford, Brighton and Maidenhead for Threadneedle (£15m), sale of individual retail investments in Bristol, Truro, Bath, Swindon, Cheltenham, Exmouth and Newquay for CBRE Global Investors (£35m), purchase of a prime block in Hammersmith for Patrizia (£21.4m), purchase of a mixed leisure investment in Plymouth for Plymouth City Council (£17.25m)

Prior to joining Fawcett Mead, Richard was as a Director in the National Retail Investment Department at JLL, whom he joined following their merger with King Sturge, where he was an Equity Partner.

Richard lives in Gloucestershire and is married with 3 children. He is a keen triathlete and has represented Great Britain at age group level. His other sporting passions are Gloucester Rugby and Forest Green Rovers FC.
John is a qualified Certified Management Accountant, A.C.M.A. Following his graduation from City of London Polytechnic with a degree in Business Studies specialising in Finance he spent 15 years with P&O Containers. He then spent 3 years with an Oil inspection company. His next move was into property with 2 years spent at Norland Managed Services. He then spent several very happy years with Churston Heard before a short spell with Jones Lang LaSalle. He joined Fawcett Mead in early 2011.

John’s interests are QPR, theatre, opera and generally being a culture vulture.
Joe is an Associate Director within the Investment Team at Fawcett Mead, with five years’ experience working in UK Capital Markets, specialising in the purchase and sale of retail and mixed-use assets.

In this time, Joe has established close working relationships with several UK Institutional Investors, including CBRE Global Investors, Columbia Threadneedle, Kennedy Wilson, Savills Investment Management as well as a valued number of Property Companies and Private Investors.

Joe has a Real Estate MSc from UCEM and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Craig has nearly 15 years’ experience in retail and leisure property, previously with JLL and King Sturge. In that time, he has worked across a range of disciplines, including Shopping Centre and High Street lettings, retailer disposals and site acquisitions, investment purchases and sales and lease consultancy. An early secondment at Legal & General Investment Management advanced his transactional and asset management experience in an Institutional setting. He has acted for the majority of UK Institutional Landlords, as well as developers, private investors, retailers and restaurant occupiers.

Craig lives in Bristol with his wife and two young children. He attempts to balance a love of food and drink with getting outdoors and especially running on the South West Coast Path. He is working on the improbable goal of swapping the tub of FM office Nescafe for a freshly ground single origin bean subscription.
Chanel Campbell Joined Fawcett Mead June 2020 as our Office Manager. Prior to joining our team Chanel has had several years of experience working within Media and public relations as a PA/Office manager. Chanel is our first point of contact for all our clients and visitors. She ensures our office is smoothly run on a day to day basis whilst supporting all staff.

Chanel enjoys working within commercial property and see it as a thriving exciting field with so much to learn.

For all general enquires Chanel will be able to assist.
Patrick is a current student at Newcastle University, undertaking his placement year at Fawcett Mead. He is looking forward to the next year working at Fawcett Mead, supporting the investment and agency team and gaining an understanding of the retail property sector.

Originally from Manchester, Patrick’s interests are all things cricket and Bradford City.

Graham Fawcett


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James Mead


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Jonathan Mills


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Tom Heptonstall


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