James W.

Managing Director | Real Estate

United Kingdom

During my final year of my degree i started out my career in Estate Agency in Bournemouth. I worked at Hearnes Estate Agents and when i had finished my degree i joined Fox & Sons Estate Agents in Fern...see more

  • Real Estate


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Managing Director

Rhema Developments Ltd
3 years
Current position
Oct 2019 - Present
Buying small niche development opportunities & building out high quality private residential homes.

Land Director

4 years
Current position
Dec 2018 - Present
Buying & selling land in the South.

Senior Land Manager

Searchfield Homes
5 years
Current position
Dec 2017 - Present
Acquiring sites in aspirational locations, across the Western Home Counties.

Land Manager

Spitfire Property Group
6 years
Current position
Mar 2016 - Present
Land acquisition across Surrey, West London, Hampshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Land & Property Director

JRW Land Source
6 years
Feb 2013 - Nov 2018
Sourcing development land for developers across the South of England. Advise developers on contract negotiations, property refurbishments, planning gains and design.

Acquisition Surveyor

1 year
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
Castleoak develops, designs and delivers homes in the housing-with-care and social housing sectors, creating homes to help people live well today and into the future​.

Land Buyer

Churchill Retirement Living Ltd
2 years
Dec 2008 - Dec 2010
Churchill Retirement Living is a retirement property housebuilder based in the UK. It specialises in developments of purpose built apartments for older homeowners and currently has more...see more

Land Buyer

McCarthy & Stone
3 years
Apr 2006 - May 2009
McCarthy & Stone is a developer and manager of retirement communities in the United Kingdom. The company has a significant share of the UK retirement community market.

Senior Negotiator

Fox & Sons
4 years
Dec 2001 - Apr 2006
Instructions, sales, client care, valuations, eventually ending up advising clients on land/sites etc.

Weekend Negotiator

Hearnes Estate Agents
1 year
Dec 2000 - Dec 2001
Undertaking viewings, sales, client care, learning valuations and listings.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Real Estate


  • Business Strategy
  • Project Planning
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Due Diligence
  • Commercial Management
  • Financial Modeling
  • Appraisals
  • Land Development
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Negotiation