Glen has been a director of Projex since 2011 and is Head of the UK commercial cost consultancy team. He was formerly director of buildings and led the commercial QS department within the Birmingham office of ARCADIS (formerly AYH plc). His early career included eleven years at EC Harris and five years at Gardiner & Theobald. With over 29 years’ experience working for blue chip clients and major UK private investors and developers, Glen brings the knowledge and experience to respond quickly and effectively to any client brief. A key strength is his ability to quickly understand a client’s business requirements and provide accurate upfront assessments of development schemes to inform the site bidding process. Glen works closely with clients to set realistic early budgets, gain planning and manage the development process through to completion.
Banbury Gateway for LXB Retail Properties Plc – this was a demanding, fast-paced retail development whose tenants included M&S, Arcadia and Primark. The site was formerly the headquarters of motorsport company Prodrive and development had to be phased to suit its relocation to new purpose-built premises.
- Banbury Gateway – retail development for LXB located off junction 11 of the M40 and two miles from Banbury town centre.
- NG2, Nottingham – phased development of a 40-acre site involved close working relationships to develop viable schemes on an either speculative or tenant-led basis.
- The Island Site, Nottingham – demolition, remediation and infrastructure works for a 13-acre city centre mixed use scheme for Simons Estates, including new media centre for BBC East Midlands.
- 55 Temple Row, Birmingham – 200,000 sq ft mixed use commercial city centre redevelopment. Intensive pre-contract involvement working up a scheme to obtain planning consent.
- One Colmore Square, Birmingham – 62,000 sq ft commercial office fit-out for Ernst & Young.
- British Telecom, Stone, Staffordshire – 338-bed new build delegate accommodation.
The Pyramids – I’d love to understand how they did it!
Views around Ballachulish and Glencoe, Western Scotland on the shore of Loch Leven