Adam is Head of Valuations for Chestertons MENA, based in Dubai with over 8 years’ experience working in the MENA region. His current role includes overseeing all valuations for developers, financiers, institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds and private clients.
Adam has over 20 years’ broad property and real estate valuation experience that includes the UK, UAE, Egypt, Lebanon, KSA, Bahrain, Jordan and Oman markets. Prior to joining Chestertons, Adam spent 4 years as an Associate Director for Jones Lang LaSalle in Dubai where his experience included valuations of substantial property portfolios, land banks, development land and various operating assets including retails, offices, industrial, staff accommodation and residential communities.
Prior to joining JLL, Adam spent 10 years as an Associate Director for FHP Property Consultants in the UK where he undertook valuations on a varied range of property assets and land and a key area of his work was in acting as Expert Witness and Single Joint Expert, primarily for professional negligence claims but also on other disputes and litigation matters such as matrimonial disputes and probate.
Adam gained a BSc Hons in Real Estate Management from Nottingham Trent University and has been a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) since 2007. He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb), and a RICS and RERA Registered Valuer.
Chestertons advises government departments, developers, investors and corporate owners on all aspects of real estate development from large mixed-use schemes to assessment of individual sites.
We understand our clients operate in an increasingly competitive and sophisticated business environment where accurate market intelligence and early insights are key. So we work with our clients right through the development process from assessing the feasibility of schemes, securing planning permissions and creating joint ventures with financing partners through to the final delivery phase. We have expertise in numerous areas of real estate development including, residential, hospitality, retail, office and mixed-use schemes.
We undertake detailed research and analysis to assess the viability of development concepts, providing recommendations and reporting financial performance through metrics including internal rate of return (IRR), investment multiple and payback period.
We undertake comprehensive research and analysis, supported by our extensive market experience, to assess the optimal use for vacant land plots or redevelopment opportunities.
We draw on data and insight from relevant schemes to review projects, assessing demand drivers, positioning, financial performance and design.
We undertake a comprehensive review of investment portfolios, assessing performance and identifying enhancements and value-added opportunities.
We work with clients to deliver their investment or occupational requirements, advising on strategy, undertaking analysis and identifying risks and opportunities.
We provide expert insight, data and analysis derived from primary research, selected third-party sources and our extensive experience across the region.