People

Richard Hardy

Partner

Location

Leeds

Contact Richard

T: +44 (0)113 218 2086

E: rhardy@geraldeve.com

Richard is a Partner in our Leeds office and joined the company in 2010. He has 25 years of general practice experience, specialising in valuation, leasehold consultancy and rating work relating to general commercial property sectors. He also has a background in national trade counter sector work in terms of leasehold consultancy, acquisitions / disposal work and continues to actively advise clients within this field.

Specific experience

Asset Valuation – heads some of the company’s national portfolio valuation instructions for the north eastern region, with advice provided to national and local property holding bodies as well as for major high street lending institutions. His work relates to the office, retail and industrial sectors as well as certain specialist property types to include national museum assets.

Lease Consultancy  – Richard acts for both national and local clients on a wide variety of property types. This includes specialist properties such as quarries, rail fed aggregate sites and underground reservoir installations. Richard advises on a wide variety of strategic leasehold consultancy aspects to include rent reviews / lease renewals as well as compensation. He also undertakes Expert Witness appointments to include court appearance work.

Rating – Richard is one of the company’s rating specialist handling 2005 and 2010 appeal work. He manages some of our larger national client portfolios to include AS Watson, Betfred and aspects of Vp In addition, he manages several local authority clients which also encompasses specialist property types to includes educational establishments, library facilities and cemeteries.