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Christopher Fordy started his property career in Knight Frank’s London office in 1990, coming to the profession after the boom years of the mid to late 80s. After 4 years, gaining experience in various different disciplines and qualifying as a member of the RICS. Christopher transferred to Strutt & Parker’s regional office in Harrogate in 1994, returning to extensive family roots. Christopher then rose quickly to head the Yorkshire & North East Commercial & Development Department as well as being Partner in Charge of the Harrogate Office. At the end of 2013 clients and colleagues strongly supported Christopher’s decision to set up his own practice and Fordy Marshall was launched.

Christopher’s extensive knowledge and hardworking ethic, acknowledged and recommended by his peers, has ensured the practice has already become a success with clients ranging from individuals to multi-nationals.

Key experience examples:

  • Disposal of approx. 120 acre industrial & distribution site for Duchy Of Lancaster, J46 M62
  • Development consultancy and marketing of Westwood Campus site at Scarborough for East Coast College
  • Land assembly for major urban extension site at Cardale Park, Harrogate for 750 dwellings
  • Retained agent for RBS for sale of various Dixon Motors assets, including office Head Quarters, car dealerships and land
  • Introduction of development partners and structuring of Promotion Agreement for various residential sites throughout Yorkshire/North East
  • Advice to landowners on major urban extension in Northallerton including structuring of Option Agreements.
  • Consultancy and commercial agency role for disposal of substantial office Headquarters
  • Dilapidations and refurbishment advice for business park lettings
  • Introduction of Promotion Partner, Orchestrated Delivery of Planning Consents, Project Management and Negotiation of Disposal Terms

Proud to work with:

  • Armstrong Richardson & Co Ltd
  • AV Ogden Trust
  • Barratt & David Wilson Homes
  • Bayford Group
  • Bramall Properties Ltd
  • FT Construction Group
  • Gladman Developments
  • Jameson Trust
  • John Boddy Timber Ltd
  • Johnsons of Whixley Ltd
  • Mulberry Homes
  • Persimmon Homes
  • Shires Workspace Ltd
  • Skipton Building Society
  • Taylor Wimpey
  • W & V Kayley (Preston) Ltd