Mark Hampson is a Partner at Malcolm Hollis, the UK’s largest independent, multi-disciplinary, building consultancy, where for the last 15 years he has helped the business grow to a team of 375 across 23 offices in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.
In the last three years, Malcolm Hollis has been named Professional Team of the Year and one of the Best Places to Work in Property by Property Week, and Specialist Adviser of the Year by EG. The firm is the only building surveying company with in-house legal counsel, currently represents all of the top 20 institutional funds and boasts some of the leading experts in dilapidations; transitional technical due diligence; environmental, energy and sustainability; measured surveys; rights of light; and mechanical & electrical.
Mark manages Malcolm Hollis’ relationships with a number of key investor clients, including UK property funds/companies, private equity, family offices and occupiers, such as Aviva Investors, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Legal & General Investment Management, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, InfraRed Capital Partners, Longmead, AEW UK, Royal London Asset Management, The Howard De Walden Estate, DTZ Investors, Fabrix Capital and many others.
A lot of Mark’s work in today’s market involves pre-acquisition advice, prior to bid submission, looking at where issues such as dilapidations, rights of light, future project feasibility and other unforeseen issues might require a more sophisticated approach to getting the acquisition price right to ensure maximum future value. Mark is also a highly respected dilapidations specialist, acting for many of the UK’s biggest landlords and tenants. He was a named Expert for the Canary Wharf Group concerning dilapidations issues in their lease to Lehman Brothers (in administration) at 25 Bank Street (one million sq. ft.) for a High Court trial.
Mark also regularly writes for industry press and lectures at the CPD Foundation and at many RICS events. He is a keen cyclist, having taken part in Cycle to MIPIM; a novice sailor; mountain climber and triathlete.