George Laird MRICS Director

Lease Advisory & Professional Services

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A driven and determined General Practice Chartered Surveyor, George has over 30 years of experience in Corporate Real Estate.  A senior consultant for the last 15 years, he has also worked on the Client side at London Transport Property, gaining an invaluable insight to the operational challenges faced by Clients in managing their property portfolios.

Experienced in all general practice disciplines, latterly George has specialised in the industrial and logistics sectors, advising several major occupiers on all aspects of this property class on large portfolios across the UK and Ireland.

Prior to being a founding Partner of 3PL Real Estate, George was a Director at a niche property consultancy.  Under George’s leadership, the Professional Services Team advised occupational Clients on a cradle-to-grave basis on all strategic property matters affecting their Portfolios across the UK and Ireland.

As Key Account Manager for several large corporate Clients, including TNT UK Ltd, CEVA Logistics Limited and Davies Turner PLC, George has extensive experience in the rent review and lease renewal process. He has negotiated numerous cases nationwide, including the preparation and submission of Third Party Expert evidence, and has delivered significant rental savings on behalf of Clients.  Also a specialist in the field of lease re-gearing, George has worked in close conjunction with Clients to proactively identify and then deliver lease re-gearing opportunities.

Applying a proactive and strategic approach at all times, George is constantly seeking ways to add value and reduce costs. A true problem solver, George’s versatile approach to delivering advisory services builds an atmosphere of trust, which is reflected in an exemplary record of Client satisfaction and achievement.