We provide advice on all types of commercial property including offices, industrial, retail and motor trade.  Our services include:


We undertake acquisition and disposal work, both on a leasehold and a freehold basis for occupiers and landlords.

As a company we pride ourselves on the level of acquisitions and disposals in all sectors of the commercial property market, not just in the East Midlands but throughout the UK.

Rent Reviews and Lease Renewals

We act for landlords and tenants in advising on and negotiating lease renewals and rent reviews. We advise from the initial strategy through to conclusion, including third party proceedings if necessary.

Lease Regearing

We look to add value to our clients by advising on opportunities for regearing leases.

Rating Work

We undertake rating work on behalf of clients on a national basis.


Property investment is a specialist area and Geo Hallam & Sons are active in both the acquisition and disposal of investments nationally for clients.


We undertake commercial property valuations in accordance with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Guidance and Practice Notes.  

Building Consultancy

Through our Quantity Surveyor we can provide pre acquisition survey advice, terminal and interim schedules of dilapidations, advice on the procurement and project management of remedial repairs, fit out advice and building cost management.


We actively manage commercial properties for clients looking to add value, our service includes:

  • Rent and Service Charge collection
  • Planned Maintenance
  • Health and Safety
  • Tenant liaison


  • Roger Davis BSc MRICS Partner

    Roger Davis BSc MRICS Partner

    Roger Davis qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1971, has been a partner at Geo Hallam and Sons since 1976 and became sole proprietor in 1981.

    Roger had a varied training period having worked in private practice undertaking valuation work, working for the Valuation Office Agency, a local commercial developer and then moved back to private practice.

    Roger has a broad depth of experience which allows him to advise a range of corporate and private clients, developers and investment companies on all issues relating to commercial property, both in the Midlands and throughout the UK.

  • Giles Davis BSc (Hons) MRICS Associate

    Giles Davis BSc (Hons) MRICS Associate

    Giles has joined Geo. Hallam & Sons as an associate to work in the Commercial Department, his two key roles will be managing Agency Instructions and assisting Roger Davis in respect of his role in advising  Corporates / Professional clients on all aspects of their property portfolios.

    Giles graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2008 with a 2:1 in Real Estate Management and became a Chartered Surveyor in 2012. He has previously worked at Ibstock Brick, managing all of their non-operational land and more recently within the Business Space Department of Innes England’s Nottingham office.

    Giles is an avid sportsman and regularly plays golf, football and squash and is also a fan of the arts, film and music. He has spent time travelling the world and enjoys experiencing other cultures having spent time in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Fiji amongst other countries.

  • Julian Breed MRICS dip QS

    Julian Breed MRICS dip QS

    Julian Breed qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in 1978. Julian Breed joined Geo Hallam and Sons in 2009 from the Nottingham office of Gleeds. Prior to this he was Facilities Manager at Autowindscreens dealing with up to 200 sites throughout the UK.

    Julian Breed specialises in dilapidation claims, repairs and refurbishment, schedules of condition and project management. He also advises on regulatory and health and safety issues on managed properties.