Belfast Team

Jago Bret

Jago Bret MRICS

Director
Tel: +44-28-9031 6121
Email: j.bret@gvani.co.uk

Jago is the Director in charge of the Belfast Office and has over 25 years' experience working within the commercial property arena, with 16 years in Northern Ireland. Jago is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer and has extensive experience across the transactional and professional sectors handling acquisitions and disposals as well as dealing with lease renewals, rent reviews, valuation work and asset management for banks and lending institutions. Jago also acts for a number of clients sourcing investment property throughout the UK and Northern Ireland for locally based investors working closely with the GVA network of offices throughout the UK. Clients include a wide variety of public sector organisations as well as private sector clients including British Telecom, Telereal Trillium, Phoenix Natural Gas, RBS, McDonald's Restaurants and HSBC.

Gavin Weir

Gavin Weir MRICS

Director
Tel: +44-28-9031 6121
Email: gavin.weir@gvani.co.uk

Gavin is a Director in the agency / corporate recovery departments based in Belfast but working across Northern Ireland. He qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1999 and has over 15 years' experience in all the major commercial property sectors with a particular emphasis on the hotel and leisure market and development land.  Gavin acts directly as a Property Receiver over a variety of distressed assets and has acted for all the main lending institutions in this capacity in recent years.  Other clients include, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, RSM McClure Watters, Deloitte and McClean and Co.  Gavin is also involved in the sourcing and acquisition of investment properties in Northern Ireland on behalf of local and UK-based investors, in association with GVA in the UK and Ireland.

Scott Adam

Scott Adam MRICS

Director
Tel: +44-28-9031 6121
Email: scott.adam@gvani.co.uk

Scott is a Director in the Belfast office and specialises in Professional Services work across Northern Ireland. He focuses on bank advisory and private client work in all the main property sectors. He also works alongside the specialist GVA teams in the UK such as the Rating, Healthcare and Petrol Filling Station teams. Bank clients include First Trust, Bank of Ireland and Santander. As well as valuation / landlord & tenant work Scott is also an experienced rating surveyor.

Liam McAuley

Liam McAuley BSc (Hons) MRICS

Associate Director
Tel: +44-28-90 316121
Email: liam.mcauley@gvani.co.uk

Liam provides professional and agency advice throughout Northern Ireland with a particular emphasis on asset/portfolio management, development and planning consultancy , estate agency, property acquisitions / disposals, land assembly, investment sales / purchases, professional services, valuation and in giving general property advice.

Liam has been involved in a range of disposal and acquisition work on behalf of a wide range of both local and national clients particularly in the retail/restaurant sector to include clients such as Tesco, Austin Reed Group, 3Fivetwo Healthcare Group, £stretcher, PDSA, Barnardo's, Hallmark Cards, Springsteins Diner Group, Gem Jewellers, Chopstix Restaurant Group, The Zip Yard Group, The Name Shops, Bella Pierre Cosmetics etc.

Liam has been involved in a range of major retail schemes across Northern Ireland to include Boucher Retail Park Belfast, Abbey Trading Estate, Newtownabbey, Omagh Showground’s Retail Park Omagh, Tower Shopping Centre Ballymena, Orritor Road Retail Park Cookstown, Kingsway Shopping Centre Dunmurry, Junction 1 Outlet Centre Antrim, Linen Green Outlet Centre Dungannon and Cityside Retail & Leisure Park Belfast to name but a few.

Barry McNally

Barry McNally MRICS

Tel: +44-28-9031 6121
Email: barry.mcnally@gvani.co.uk

Barry graduated from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Property Investment and Development. In 2007 Barry qualified as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is now recognised as an RICS Registered Valuer.

Barry currently works within the Professional Services Department of GVA NI Limited and his primary responsibility is to undertake valuations for private and public sector clients. Barry has handled a number of residential and commercial valuations and continues to provide valuation advice / detailed cash-flows to various lending institutions regarding large Housing Association portfolios. He has also valued some of the finest homes in Northern Ireland.

William  Russell

William Russell BSc (Hons) MRICS, RICS Registered Valuer

Surveyor
Tel: +44-28-90 316121
Email: william.russell@gvani.co.uk

William graduated from Ulster University in 2017 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Property Investment, Appraisal and Development. William qualified as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2018 and is a RICS Registered Valuer.

William predominantly works within the Professional Services Department specialising in valuations of commercial property, development land and licensed premises for lending institutions as well as private clients. He is also involved in sales and lettings of a wide range of properties throughout Northern Ireland.