People

David Murgatroyd

Partner

Location

Birmingham

Contact David

T: +44 (0)121 616 4808

E: dmurgatroyd@geraldeve.com

David is a Partner and is responsible for our Birmingham Building Consultancy team. He has over 30 years experience within the commercial property market acting on behalf of a diverse range of occupiers and owners.

Specific experience
Contract management; For a variety of clients and building types including Boropex – Contract management of the refurbishment of a 150,000 sq ft two storey industrial building in Welwyn Garden City. Cert Octavian – Contract management of the refurbishment of a 100,000 sq ft bonded warehouse unit in the West Midlands.  Soho Estates – Contract management of numerous works including large scale external repairs, internal refurbishment of common areas and formally tenanted offices and licensed premises.  Chivas Regal – Contract management of large scale refurbishment of multi storey office buildings in Guildford and Bristol.  InBev UK – Contract management of various repair and refurbishment works to office and warehouse buildings around the UK.

Pre acquisition surveys; Including Schedules of Condition for a variety of building types and uses for a wide range of clients including, Whitbread, Travis Perkins, Cleanaway, NGK, Shell UK, Pizza Express and De La Rue.

Development monitoring; For a variety of interested parties including funding organisations including Nationwide, Royal Bank of Scotland and West Bromwich Building Society and prospective occupiers including Carlsberg, Cummins Engine Company, Mars UK, Accident Exchange and Peugeot Motor Company.

Building Pathology; Inspection and reports upon specific defects within a diverse range of building types and ages, for both building owners and occupiers, including Soho Estates, Ericsson UK, Whitbread, David Lloyd Leisure, Virgin Active and Peugeot Motor Company.

Dilapidations; Strategic advice to both landlords and tenants in respect of dilapidation liabilities and claims; the preparation and negotiation of claims on a wide variety of properties and property uses,  together with the appointment as expert witness, clients have included JP Morgan, Unipath, Marriott Hotels, Michelin, Financial Times, Ericsson, Rolls Royce, Whitbread and InBev.

Planned maintenance programmes; For building occupiers for a variety of building types and users including Warwick University, Nomura, Marriott Hotels, Laing O’Rourke, Premier Inn and Soho Estates.