Jake joined Rigby Real Estate as a Development Surveyor in February 2019 to support the Group’s large scale development activity. He will be primarily focused on delivering the 60+ hectares of development at Aviation Business Park, one of the largest employment sites in Dorset, which is home to more than 200 business on a 80 hectare site adjacent to Bournemouth Airport.
He has gained considerable experience working with private property companies and institutional organisations, with specialisms in portfolio and asset management, commercial property acquisition and agency throughout the UK.
Shortly after becoming a Chartered Surveyor, Jake was made Property Portfolio Manager for a renowned institution and was responsible for managing a team of 10+ staff and tasked with creating a profitable and stable property portfolio. During his tenure, he would regularly present to the companies senior management boards, governance committees and key external stakeholders.
Jake then gained further experience at a niche practice of chartered surveyors as a Commercial Property Director focusing on asset management, commercial property acquisition and investment.