James joined AspinallVerdi in October 2017 as the first apprentice in the Leeds office. He joined after completing A-levels in ICT, English Language and History. As part of his apprenticeship he is currently studying a BSc in Real Estate Management. Upon successful completion, this will give James the opportunity to undertake his APC and become an RICS Accredited Chartered Surveyor.
James has been tasked with undertaking property market research, mapmaking, writing reports and analysis of data for a wide range of projects, across both the residential and commercial sectors. These projects include: Central Bedfordshire - Plan Viability Study; Beech Hill, Halifax - Options Study; Cow Green, Halifax – Development Brief and Kidderminster Land Value Capture.
Favourite Regeneration Project
Granary Wharf, Leeds – The regeneration of Granary Wharf has given the area a new lease of life; through utilising the vacant railway arches of the Leeds train station and carpark beside the canal it has allowed for the construction of multiple bars, restaurants and apartment blocks alongside the canal creating a truly iconic addition to the Leeds cityscape.