Robert Rae

Principal,Managing Director
Capital Markets Group Industrial Investment Office Leasing

  • Coventry
  • Orchard Court
  • Binley Business Park
  • Coventry, CV3 2TQ UK

Robert Rae brings more than 35 years of commercial property industry experience to Avison Young, most recently with NRS in the Midlands (Coventry) and London. Rae established NRS in 1991 as a leading industrial advisor covering the Midlands, including larger agency, development and investment work across the country. Prior to founding NRS, Rae worked at CBRE in London (formerly Hillier Parker), dealing with fund management across the U.K. Rae has established himself as a leading advisor on agency, development, investment and asset management, particularly on large-scale industrial and warehouse work. In addition, he works on office, roadside and mixed-use schemes.

Robert has been involved in many of the Midlands’ leading schemes, including Prologis at Stoke, and Coventry, Goodman at Derby, Hinckley, Burton and Northampton. Key transactions have included recent parcel hubs for Hermes (336,488 sf), UK Mail (231,050 sf) and DPD (330,000 sf); a pre-let of 710,000 sf to Tesco and a recent pre-sale of 60,000 sf to Tata for its new Midlands headquarters at Tachbrook Park in Leamington. 



Professional Credentials

  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Member of the Industrial Agents Society
  • Member of the Office Agents Society
  • Member of the Investment Property Forum


Client List

  • Graftongate
  • Legal & General
  • Orchard Street
  • Sladen Developments
  • Chamber Street Investments
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • M&G
  • Prologis