Loughborough-based commercial and development specialists, Mather Jamie, is celebrating its 30th company anniversary, attributing its longevity of success to the strength of its relationships with clients, partners and staff.
It is optimistic heading into 2021, having secured the mandate to do something as the commercial property agent for over 150 retail, office and warehouse units in main UK wide business parks and advising on the sale of over £200million of land for commercial development.
The company seemed to be instrumental in building a bridge within the M1 at junction 21, which unlocked the possibility to build 4,200 new homes at New Lubbesthorpe, a residential development for Leicester and Leicestershire.
The firm originated from the merger of the only Loughborough commercial agents, Armstrong Mather and agricultural and development surveyors, Jamie & Partners in February 1991.
Following a recent restructure the firm is now run by a management team which includes Managing Director Robert Cole and fellow board directors Andrew Bamber, Alex Reid, Gary Owens, Amy Biddell and Gary Kirk.
Based on Weldon Road in Loughborough, the organization employs a team of 30 specialists.
Mather Jamie has four specialist divisions focused on development land planning and agency, selling and letting commercial and agricultural property and land, and country estate management which also involves the letting of homes within the portfolio and renewables advice for big scale solar projects.
Commenting on the anniversary, Managing Director Robert Cole said: “We're understandably very proud to possess reached this milestone within our company history, particularly given the challenges of the last 12 months.
“We remain fortunate to possess built the level of financial stability and market confidence necessary to navigate through two recessions as well as periods of monetary upturn, and with a strong pipeline of development projects at various stages of completion.
“We remain highly optimistic about Mather Jamie’s future demonstrated by are significant and continual recruitment drive for bright young talent to complement our existing professional team.”
Mather Jamie still act on the marketing and disposal of major residential development sites across the Midlands. During 2021 the team were responsible for over £100m of land sales, including 151 plots at Keyworth, Nottingham to Redrow Homes plc and 400 plots at Ripley, Derbyshire to Bellway Homes plc.
Mather Jamie are the retained agent at Hugglescote Grange, a 2,000 unit sustainable urban extension located towards the south east of Coalville. The team delivered two land sales during 2021 to housebuilders Redrow Homes plc and Bellway Homes plc, which together provide the potential to deliver 400 new homes. Further fully serviced residential plots is going to be offered to the housebuilder market in 2021.