Expertise

The senior team

Peter Beck
Peter has over 25 years’ experience in development management, construction and delivery of mixed-use assets. This has centred on large scale retail schemes through to more recently delivering retirement villages for PegasusLife.

+44 (0)7771 925321

Hamish Macmillan
Hamish is a development manager with over 20 years’ experience. He advises developers, institutions and retailers on major retail and mixed-use developments throughout the UK, from early inception through to unconditionality and leasing campaign.

+44 (0)7825 535806

Michael Kingshott
Michael has 30 years’ experience in development and project management of large complex mixed-use developments from conception to completion. Having had exposure to diverse UK and International organisations he has experience and proven success with project establishment and building strong teams to create predictable outcomes.

+44 (0)7743 841041

The senior team

Peter Beck
Peter has over 25 years’ experience in development management, construction and delivery of mixed-use assets. This has centred on large scale retail schemes through to more recently delivering retirement villages for PegasusLife.

+44 (0)7771 925321

Regional Development Director, PegasusLife

Responsible for all projects within the South and South East region, from acquisition to sale and operation.

Development Director, PegasusLife

Retirement village centred around a refurbished Listed manor house, set in 25 acres of grounds. 6 Mews houses, 19 main house apartments, 4 grand apartments, 53 apartments in 5 villas, full spa offering & restaurant. GDV £75 million.

Senior Development Project Manager, Aspire Development Management

As the Senior Development Project Manager, Peter was charged with delivery of the 150,000 sq ft refurbished city centre John Lewis department store acting, on behalf of BlackRock. The scheme involved transforming the existing multi-tenant shopping centre into a single Department Store.

Development Manager, Margate Town Centre Regeneration Company

Responsible for managing the design and planning application of the Dreamland site in Margate aimed at regenerating the 7.8 hectare site including the refurbishment of a grade II* listed cinema complex and rollercoaster, construction of a new public park/pleasure gardens and high quality residential development. Key roles included management of successful first stage applications for major public grants. Appointing the design team, managing production of the masterplan, producing the scheme design and business plan. In addition responsible for assembling and managing the team defending a CPO and standing as a lead witness at the inquiry. Responsible for the CPO process through inquiry, High Court challenge and at the Court of Appeal.

Bid Manager, Project Manager, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd

A mixed use retail led development in Exeter City Centre. The scheme involved large scale demolition, protection of important Listed structures, 530,000 sq ft of new retail space, anchored by Debenhams, 122 residential units and 510 parking spaces. Peter was responsible for the bid management, value engineering, design management and acted as the lead-in project manager.

Construction Manager, Selfridges Bullring, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd

Project Manager for the Selfridges flagship store responsible for the detailed design development, procurement, client and end user liaison. The project was handed over ahead of programme and within budget having achieved the exacting quality standards specified by this anchor tenant.

The senior team

Hamish Macmillan
Hamish is a development manager with over 20 years’ experience. He advises developers, institutions and retailers on major retail and mixed-use developments throughout the UK, from early inception through to unconditionality and leasing campaign.

+44 (0)7825 535806

Naestved Storcenter, BlackRock Euro Fund IV

On behalf of Blackrock EFIV, the US investment manager, Hamish acted as Development Manager bringing forward 50,000 sq ft hybrid big-box scheme.

Beechwood Shopping Centre, BlackRock

On behalf of Blackrock, the US investment manager, Hamish acted as Senior Development Manager of the major retail scheme in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire encompassing an 150,000 sq. ft. John Lewis Department store and multiple other uses.

Victoria Gate, Leeds, Hammerson

Lead development consultant on 1m sq. ft. retail City Centre scheme for Hammerson encompassing largest JLP store in northern England. Key roles included development management, development feasibility, land acquisition negotiations/CPO, anchor store negotiations, and stakeholder engagement over a 9-year period.

Westfield Stratford City, London, LCR/Stanhope and Chelsfield

Acted in early inception of Europe’s largest urban shopping centres on behalf of LCR/Stanhope and Chelsfield. Key roles included development conception, development feasibility and early discussions with anchor stores and local authority linking with the design teams, planning, leasing and delivery.

Watermark WestQuay Extension, Southampton, Hammerson

Led the land agreement between Hammerson and local authority to enable extension to largest regional scheme in the south of England.

Westgate, Oxford, Intu Properties

Advisor to Intu Properties on the extension, with proposals for the JLP store and accompanying retail. The role included early stage development feasibility, discussions with the anchor and Council negotiations prior to the sale to Land Securities and Crown Estate.

Merry Hill, Westfield/QIC, Westfield Shopping Towns

Strategic advisor to Westfield Shopping Towns on extension to existing regional scheme, incorporating department store and cinema proposals. Roles included development consultancy, leasing strategy and anchor store discussions.

Orchard Centre, Didcot, Hammerson UK

Delivered early pre-planning concept on behalf of landlord providing advice on feasibility and key financial hurdles for the scheme, whilst also negotiating the development agreement on behalf of Hammerson, compulsory purchase and anchor store negotiations.

The senior team

Michael Kingshott
Michael has 30 years’ experience in development and project management of large complex mixed-use developments from conception to completion. Having had exposure to diverse UK and International organisations he has experience and proven success with project establishment and building strong teams to create predictable outcomes.

+44 (0)7743 841041

Derrys Cross, Plymouth, Tristan Capital

Development Director on behalf of Tristan Capital delivering 240,000 sq ft of mixed use scheme encompassing student housing, hotel, retail and residential.

Garden City, Nairobi, Kenya, Actis

On behalf of Actis the UK Private Equity Company Development Director for Garden City a 32-acre retail led mixed use development in Nairobi, Kenya. GDV $600m. Strategic land development of a residential led mixed-use scheme in Tanzania of 1,300 acres.

Vanlose, Copenhagen, Tristan Capital Partners

Development Director responsible for the due diligence, acquisition and development of the redevelopment of a key site in Copenhagen, Denmark providing a mixed use retail, residential and transport node.

Oslo, Norway, Tristan Capital Partners

Development Director responsible for the due diligence, acquisition and development of the redevelopment of a key site in Oslo, Norway providing a mixed-use retail and commercial node.

Royal Docks, London, RODMA London

Development Director responsible for the conceptual redevelopment of the Royal Docks including the Floating Village.

Tristan Capital Partners

Development Director responsible for the due diligence, acquisition and development of the redevelopment of a large shopping centre in Slupsk, Poland; a large shopping centre in Vienna, Austria and a mixed use retail led scheme in Berlin.

Mauritius, Actis

Development Director for a number of developments in Mauritius including retail, residential, hotels and commercial.

Warsaw, Poland, MGPA

Development Director providing development leadership and project delivery on a repositioning and feasibility exercise for a major mixed use commercial centre in Warsaw, Poland for MGPA (Macquarie Goodman Group) an independently managed private equity real estate investment advisory company focused on real estate investment in Europe and Asia. This comprised detailed research, design, cost and financial modelling assembled on various options to determine the fund strategy on investment for the 230m Euro, 110,000m2 retail, offices, residential and leisure development.