Championing technology means we can keep ahead of a notoriously challenging market. But even more important is how the intelligent application of tech can mean bigger successes for our vendors.
Our bespoke software crunches lots of planning and mapping data to help pinpoint properties with the best development potential. So when we contact vendors, we know that we have a headstart in the journey towards planning success.
Put our tech together with a design and planning team who have experience on even the trickiest sites and, needless to say, we think we have a winning combination.
With a background in estate agency and finance mixed with an enterprising nature, Chris has always felt that things could be done differently in property. Setting up his own property company was both a personal and professional goal. Since founding Lumière Property, he has worked hard to build the business and attract top talent from across the industry. He now feels privileged to work alongside associates who are considered to be the best in their fields, whether that’s legal and accounting, funding, or design and build. Chris’s extensive network of industry contacts means he is able to create high value opportunities for Lumière Property clients, ensuring that homeowners reap the greatest possible benefits from their decision to sell.
Duncan has dedicated himself to the property industry for the majority of his career. Initially trained as a chartered accountant, he decided to make the move into planning and development, knowing that the vast financial and legal knowledge he had gleaned would be an invaluable asset in the world of property. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, he set up his own business and quickly amassed a wide portfolio of clients. In 2016 the company merged with Lumière Property, allowing the business to really thrive.
The first thing you have to know about Andrew is that he’s a very approachable guy. Which is handy for us, because he’s also the first point of contact for any potential customer! His desire to provide great client service started during his time working in New Zealand, when he liaised directly with property developers and suppliers involved in both commercial and residential projects. Ever since joining Lumière Property, he has become an invaluable member of the core team. It’s crucial to us that our vendors have the best experience, and Andy is the guardian of our customer approach. From the beginning of the project right through to its end, Andy is always available to answer questions and clear up doubts.
Matt is an award winning Architect (RIBA Gold, 1995), with over 25 years’ experience in the planning and development industry. His in-depth understanding of the residential sector allows him to quickly and accurately identify the most viable design solutions for each site. Matt applies his passion and aptitude for design to create designs of high architectural merit. He has led numerous teams throughout his carer, including the Design & Delivery department for a national development company. In his current role as Design Director, his mission is to create award-winning projects that are built to the highest quality standards.
Ever since university, Alexander has had a passion for transport planning. Both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies focused on the area, and since then, his professional career has been solidly built around it. As a direct result of his in-depth knowledge and experience of the industry, he now holds full memberships to the IHE, CIHT and TIPS, and also enjoys an affiliate membership to the RTPI. Alex is an expert overcoming transport related challenges in order to secure planning permissions.
As a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, Michael’s planning expertise is second to none. He has a commercial eye and a breadth of experience which means he can spot planning potential in even tricky sites. With a wealth of experience and a MSc in Planning Practice & Research, City and Region Planning Michael is a real asset to helping our vendors achieve their planning goals.