Opus Land

Key Statistics
Years in business
> 3m
Sq. ft of development space in pipeline
Multi-award winning
Strong reputation
Strong reputation
Across the industry

Opus Land is an established real estate company with a successful track record of developing and investing in property across the UK for over 20 years.

Our ethos revolves around working in partnership with people including occupiers, investors and landowners. This collaborative approach has aided the success of the business with assets under management and a development pipeline approaching 3 million square feet. Opus Land’s professionalism, innovation and hands on approach to every project ensures that we retain a strong reputation across the property industry.

Key Personnel
Richard Smith
Joint Managing Director
Richard has over 35 years’ experience in the commercial property market in the West Midlands and West Yorkshire, having set up the well-respected commercial agency Grenville Smith & Duncan with Andrew Duncan in 1991, which was sold to CBRE. Richard is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the company’s existing development pipeline and delivering new facilities for occupiers on their existing schemes.
Victoria Turnbull
Joint Managing Director
Victoria is a Chartered Surveyor at Opus Land, involved in development and asset management with over 17 years of experience. Prior to joining Opus, Victoria was in London for ten years, of which seven were spent at King Sturge (now Jones Lang LaSalle) and subsequently over three years at Fiera Real Estate in commercial investment and fund management. Victoria is responsible for the procurement of new opportunities and the delivery of those through the development pipeline.
Tom Edgar
Development Director
Tom is a Development Director and Chartered Surveyor at Opus Land in the development and asset management team. Prior to joining Opus, Tom was based in Birmingham, specialising in regional investment at GBR Phoenix Beard. Tom has a detailed understanding of the Midlands property market, investors and occupiers, and is responsible for the new and existing development projects within Opus Land.
John Griffiths
Development Consultant
John is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years' experience in the Midlands property market. He has previously specialised in the Office sector, but more recently in his role as Head of Development for Savills in the Midlands, he has advised on mixed use and residential projects. John is responsible for the procurement of new opportunities and the delivery of those projects through the development pipeline.
Tom Halcarz
Head of Construction Consultancy
Tom is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 15 years’ experience in the construction industry. He has worked across a range of projects nationally, with a focus on both the East and West Midlands. Tom has a proven track record of providing Quantity Surveying and Project Management services on schemes in several sectors including industrial, commercial, retail and residential. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the company’s construction function and the consistently high quality of buildings developed by the company.
Mark Evans
Construction Surveyor
Mark is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 10 years’ experience in the construction industry. At his previous role for Gleeds, he worked across a range of projects, both nationally and internationally. Mark has a proven track record of providing both Project Management and Quantity Surveying services across all sectors, but most recently focusing on the industrial and residential sectors.
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