AboutPeopleChris Donabie

Chris Donabie


E: chrisd@naylorsgavinblack.co.uk

T: 0191 466 1494 / 07702 528879

Twitter: @chrisdonabie

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Chris started his career with DTZ (becoming Cushman & Wakefield) in Newcastle with various roles including Property & Asset Management, Office Agency and latterly heading up the North East Industrial & Logistics team.  Throughout his time with DTZ he acted on high profile schemes including Follingsby Park, Drum Estate and Newburn Riverside.

Chris joined Naylors in 2016 in a wider role covering occupational and investment agency, primarily in the Industrial & Logistics sector.  This role involves advising on acquisition or disposal strategy, development consultancy, joint ventures, funding and investment.  Clients include funds, developers, property companies, public sector bodies, high net worth individuals and occupiers.  Current instructions include the marketing of the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), Integra 61 in Durham, and multi-let estates in Peterlee and Washington for Logicor.  In terms of investment advice, Chris seeks to identify on or off market opportunities for clients across a range of sectors.

Chris has a further role coordinating the strategic Business Development activities of the business.  He is a member of the Regional Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and sits on the northern regional committee of the Industrial Agents Society (IAS).  Chris also recently qualified as a member of SIOR –the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.  His membership gives him access to a worldwide network of over 3,000 brokers as well as overseas investors seeking UK based opportunities.

Outside of work Chris is a mini rugby coach at Novoacastrians RFC in Newcastle, enjoys running and cycling, fad diets and spending time with his young family.

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