Our Difference is Your Advantage

McCalmont-Woods Real Estate is an independent commercial real estate agency regulated by RICS. We exclusively serve tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate with a globally-connected network and local expertise on five continents.

We take a holistic view of property from an occupier perspective and guarantee to provide impartial and conflict-free advice domestically and internationally based solely on the needs and goals of our corporate customers. This is only possible through real independence and a commitment to the highest standards in client advocacy and governance.

We understand that every business is unique and offer tailored property solutions to help corporate occupiers with ambitious management teams to solve critical real estate issues and optimise business performance.

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Our specialisms…

  • Strategic CRE Consultancy, Market Research and Due Diligence
  • Office Acquisitions and Relocations
  • Rent Review and Break Option Strategies
  • Lease Renewals, Restructures and Surrender Negotiations
  • Surplus Property Disposals
  • Reinstatement and Dilapidations Strategy and Resolution

Nick McCalmont-Woods, BSc, MRICS, SIOR

Founder & Principal Nick McCalmont-Woods is a Chartered Surveyor with over 40 years’ experience representing corporate occupiers having worked previously at Jones Lang Wootton/JLL and GVA Grimley prior to establishing McCalmont-Woods as an independent specialist occupier advisory firm in London in early 2008.

Trusted and respected by clients, Nick McCalmont-Woods has advised an impressive list of corporate clients from small start-ups and SMEs to leading global brands across a wide range of industry sectors, negotiating more than GBP £260M in office rents while saving McCalmont-Woods’ corporate customers over GBP £65M.

He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1985. He is an international member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (European Chapter) and serves as Board Director at ITRA Global, a global tenant advisory powerhouse. In London, he co-founded The Tenant Representation Advisors Society as a forum for training and education to promote excellence in tenant representation, and is a member of FIDES for over ten years, a trusted independent business network providing bespoke services and holistic solutions for financial and professional services organisations and their stakeholders.

“By partnering with our long-term trusted advisors, we help our corporate clients to achieve optimal results across the real estate life-cycle, while staying agile and lean.”

Andrew Talbot

Consultant Andrew Talbot is a U.S. chartered architect with over 35 years’ experience in property as VP and Global Head of Corporate Real Estate for Security Pacific Bank in Los Angeles and then as Director of Stanhope Properties in London and as Principal and Global Board member at Gensler London.

Andrew Farquhar, BSc, MRICS

Consultant Andrew Farquhar is a Chartered Surveyor with over 40 years’ experience in commercial property having joined St. Quintin in London in 1981 advising corporate occupiers and landlords on office agency and professional work, becoming a Partner in 1989. After 18 years he joined Heyford Masons as a Principal and for over 20 years he has focused on occupier advisory work.

Paul French, BSc, MRICS

Consultant Paul French is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience advising clients in the private and public sector. Paul is Managing Director at Set Square Surveyors and for over 10 years he has worked closely with McCalmont-Woods on client projects in and beyond London. He is a member of the RICS Panel of Independent Experts Specialising in Dilapidations.

Hugo Clarke, MSc, MRICS

Consultant Hugo Clarke is a Chartered Surveyor with over a decades experience advising funds, institutions and private investors. Hugo is an Associate Partner at boutique real estate investment consultancy Kimmre where he leads the central London office investment team having worked previously at Legal & General Investment Management, Savills and Capital Real Estate Partners.


Americas: Atlanta • Austin • Boston • Charlotte • Chicago • Dallas • Fort Lauderdale • Grenville • Los Angeles County • Mexico • Minneaopolis/St Paul • New Jersey • New York City • Orlando • Palm Beach/Boca Raton • Phoenix • Pittsburgh • Plano • San Francisco (Silicon Valley) • Seattle • Spartanburg • Toronto • Vancouver • Washington D.C.

EMEA and AsiaPac: Auckland • Brisbane • Johannesburg • London • Melbourne • Paris • Sydney • Warswaw