Independence defines McCalmont-Woods Real Estate.

We are a specialist office tenant representation agency (regulated by the RICS) established to champion the interests of corporate occupiers exclusively in central London and across the UK’s prime real estate locations.

We help businesses with ambitious management teams to solve critical real estate issues and enhance business performance, particularly during times of event-driven change.

Our real estate market knowledge, industry contacts and trusted advice ensure that wherever your business is located, we are able to guide and advise you at every step to deliver the best possibles outcomes for your business.

We have advised an impressive list of corporate occupiers from small start-ups to leading global brands across a diversity of industry sectors; to read what our clients say about us, click here.


  • Corporate office relocations and office acquisitions
  • Surplus property disposals
  • Lease surrender and lease regear negotiations
  • Rent review and lease renewal negotiations
  • Break option strategies
  • Reinstatement and dilapidations advice
  • Real estate due diligence and lease contract audits
  • Cost mitigation strategies for business space users and private equity.

Nick P. McCalmont-Woods, MRICS, SIOR

Founding Partner Nick McCalmont-Woods has over 35 years experience representing corporate occupiers.

He joined international real estate consultants Jones Lang Wootton in 1984, specialising initially in Landlord & Tenant and various property related tax matters before transferring to the firm’s City Offices Agency team and becoming a Partner in 1995. After 16 years with JLW (by then Jones Lang LaSalle) Nick joined GVA Grimley to help develop and grow its City office which he did and he was made an Equity Partner in 2001. While at GVA, he co-founded GVA Connect, a successful data centre advisory business.

In early 2008 Nick founded McCalmont-Woods as an independent commercial real estate agency devoted entirely to serving the interests of corporate occupiers and business tenants. To date, his specialist tenant representation advice has produced over £50 million cost savings for McCalmont-Wood’s corporate office occupier clients.

He is a member of various professional and business organisations including the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Alliance of Tenant Representatives, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Institute of Directors and Fides Network.

He co-founded the Tenant Representation Advisors Society in London to promote excellence in tenant representation.