With the combined 50 years’ experience of the two founding partners, NL specialise in transforming the most complex and difficult sites to realise their full potential.
Trust is a very rare commodity in our business, that’s why when you work with a team that you know will deliver consistently, you value it enormously. I trust their word, their commercial judgement and their ability to deliver.
Stephen Conway Executive Chairman, Galliard Homes Ltd
About NL Property

Our People

Nigel Berney
LLB HONS
 
Nigel has over 25 years’ experience in a number of commercial real estate sectors within the property market. He has extensive knowledge of the commercial, residential, and mixed use sectors, actively identifying and delivering development opportunities with alternate use potential. He focuses on building successful partnerships with landowners and occupiers, helping both to achieve their property ambitions by providing strategic solutions.
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Guy Harman
BSc MRICS
 
Guy has been involved with acquiring main franchise dealership property for 25 years having advised and purchased sites for Car Manufacturer and main Dealer groups throughout the UK. This experience has allowed him to acquire and develop numerous main road sites for specific occupiers. This area of expertise has enabled Guy to expand into the Care Sector in 2010 in acquiring sites for Grade A Care Home development.
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Lorraine Kent
 
Following 10 years in the marketing industry, Lorraine's property background began over 20 years ago with Nigel Lawrence Partnership, motor trade and roadside agency specialists and she took over responsibility at NL Property for all administrative matters at its inception. In her role as Office Manager, Lorraine manages all aspects of administration for the company, in addition to running the office and acting as personal assistant to Nigel and Guy.
Sophia Toon
 
Sophia joined the NL property team in 2018 as a Development Surveyor. For the last 4 years she worked for a property investment and development agency where she had dual roles, both as office manager directing the client relationship programmes, and increasingly focusing on sales and business development, buying and selling land. She has broad experience across multiple sectors including commercial residential and mixed use and is currently managing a complex multi-site programme and focusing increasingly on the Care sector.
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Steve Sinclair
BSc MBA
 
Steve has a BSc in Architecture from UCL and a MBA from London Business School. He has worked at McKinsey, IBM, and most recently retired from the Chief Marketing Officer role at PwC where he has worked as a Director for 15 years. He has also held Board positions roles at Boots as Marketing Director and WH Smith as Strategy Director. His NED roles include Wilko, Kennedy Scott and NL Property.
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Ian Hall
MA FRICS
 
MA FRICS qualified; Ian has over 35 years experience in the commercial property sector, providing advice on property transactions across all commercial sectors. He has worked closely with major occupiers of property including Costco, Countrywide Farmers, Waitrose, Tesco and Christie Tyler, and provided development consultancy services to numerous funds and property companies including HSBC Pensions, Prudential, AXA, Civil Aviation Authority and London & Cambridge. His particular strength is identifying off market opportunities and liaising with occupiers.
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As a partner to NL Property, what I respect more than anything else is that they deliver on their promises. NL Property have taken forward key schemes in Watford with a long term strategic approach.
Manny Lewis Managing Director, Watford Borough Council
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About NL Property

Business Relationships

Ultimately, this business is all about people. We believe that no matter how good your website, brochure or social media, it all comes down to relationships.

In an uncertain world, trust is everything.

Their experience brings together a commercial zeal, community conscience, place-making and quality innovation in one bundle regardless of sector – it’s an awesome combination.
Daniel Mendoza CEO, Ereira Mendoza
Who We Work With

We pride ourselves on the longstanding relationships that we have developed over our history

Our Business Partners

We are proud that we have worked with some of the best-known and respected brands in the business. Whether it is an individual landowner, joint venture, local authority, house builder or major corporate – we give our complete focus and energy to all opportunities.

Their business is all about getting deals done, which they do with honestly, integrity and humour which is the thing that marks them out. Not only are they great deal makers, they’re nice people to be around.
Glen Obee Chairman, Motorline Group