Robin Van der Plank




Contact Robin

T: +44 (0) 121 616 4821

E: [email protected]

Robin is a Partner in the valuation team based in Birmingham and has more than 25 years’ experience in the valuation of commercial property across the Midlands for loan security, mergers, acquisitions and disposal, development appraisals and for corporate and Public Sector clients.

He worked in London and Bristol as an investment agent until moving to Birmingham in 1990 where he became head of the professional services team at Chesterton until its demise in 2005.  He then took his professional team to Donaldsons and then DTZ following their acquisition and joined Gerald Eve in March 2008.

His many clients include most of the banks, building societies and financial institutions, a number of private investors, property companies and developers, and numerous corporate and public sector clients throughout the Midlands.

Specific experience
Robin provides valuation advice to Banks including Lloyds TSB Group, HSBC, Barclays, Handelsbanken, Santander, Cooperative Bank, Islamic Bank of Great Britain and Nationwide Building Societies on new acquisitions, refinancing and restructuring.

He has valued investment and development properties for many of the Midlands leading property companies and developers including REI plc, Bridges Ventures, Blue Marble Properties, Birmingham Properties, Nurton Developments, Evenacre and Chase Commercial.

Major clients in the public sector include West Midlands Police, Stratford on Avon District Council and Canal and River Trust for whom he has valued a wide range of properties on fixed contracts.

Robin has provided valuation and strategic property advice to a number of educational clients including Birmingham University, Keele University, Harper Adams University, Warwick University and The Open University.

Corporate clients include Jaguar Land Rover, Wolseley, Brakes, KFC, Johnson Services, ATS and many more of the firm’s Corporate clients.