James Attfield

Head of Industrial Agency and Strategic Land

+44 (0)7951 091 649



James heads up ACRE’s Industrial Agency and Strategic Land team which complements the market leading investment business and provides a joined up comprehensive offer for Funders, Developers and Occupier clients alike. James has over 25 years experience having previously led the Industrial & Logistics Occupier team at CBRE and was laterally Head of UK Industrial & Logistics at GVA. He has transacted over 20 million sq ft on behalf of clients including TK Maxx, DHL, Amazon, Next Plc, Siemens, L’Oréal, Aston Martin, Kuehne & Nagel, SEGRO, Roxhill, Newlands, Waterstones, Delice De France.


James is highly regarded in the market for his ability to unlock strategic sites throughout the UK. His track record includes advising Roxhill / SEGRO on the acquisition and development of Rugby Gateway, a highly strategic 120 acre site located in the Golden Triangle of logistics. Rugby Gateway now comprises approximately 1.2 million sq ft of prime logistics space let to occupiers such as Amazon, DHL, Hermes and H&M. On the occupier side he has advised Next on a 1.1 million sq ft design and build scheme in Brookfields and Siemens on the purchase of an 80 acre site in Goole on which they developed a rail connected manufacturing facility servicing the production of London Underground trains for TFL.

Professional Qualifications

BSc (Hons); MSc; MRICS