Hollis celebrates 20 years of business in Leeds

James Audsley, partner at Hollis, Leeds.

International independent real estate consultancy Hollis celebrates 20 years of successful business in Yorkshire.

The firm expanded into the Yorkshire market in 2000 with just a handful of employees, and has since grown to become one of the region’s foremost building consultancies with a team of 20 highly experienced surveyors, project managers and engineers, working across national and international property developers, agents and funds.

It boasts an impressive track-record of helping to deliver a number of large and significant real estate projects across Yorkshire, including:

  • providing development monitoring, planned maintenance, project management and tenant alterations advice for M&G Real Estate’s Central Square, Leeds
  • extensive refurbishment of St Paul’s House, Park Square Leeds. A £4m refurbishment of the iconic listed building for Boultbee Brooks Real Estate along with dilapidations
  • pre-acquisition survey for Quarry House, a £243m public sector office building for Legal and General Investment Management
  • acquisition survey and dilapidations advice regarding the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate
  • the current ongoing transformation of Wellington Park House into Tailors Corner – an exciting refurbishment project for Boultbee Brooks Real Estate
  • advising on rights of light matters at Toronto Square, Leeds

Hollis Leeds specialises in dilapidations, development monitoring, project management, party walls and neighbourly matters, planned maintenance and reinstatement cost assessment.

The team is led by partner James Audsley who has worked for Hollis for more than 15 years across several locations: Leeds, Manchester and London. Audsley specialises in party walls and neighbourly matters and dilapidations.

Commenting, Audsley said: “The property market in Yorkshire, and Leeds in particular, has changed remarkably over the past 20 years. We are delighted to have played a key role in its evolution and we very much look forward to playing a pivotal role in its future.

“The past year has been unlike any other, but the Leeds market has remained resilient with construction continuing and large scale projects receiving the green light to go ahead. The region is receiving an incredible amount of investment and we are proud to be helping many of those investors ascertain their best opportunities. Here’s to the next 20 years.”