Jason Barnsdale MRICS, RICS Registered Valuer

Managing Director

Jason is the Managing Director of Barnsdales, Barnsdales Living and Regional Property Auctioneers and a Director of Barnsdales FM and various other companies. A Chartered Surveyor who focuses on commercial property investment sales & acquisitions, asset management and development.

He joined Barnsdales at the end of 2007 as a Equity Partner taking over from his father (becoming the fourth generation of the Barnsdales family) and became Managing Director in 2009 after acquiring the controlling stake in the business. This followed 7 very successful years at Warner Estate Holdings PLC (a FTSE 250 listed company) in London where he was Head of Retail and ran a £900m shopping centre fund in a joint venture with Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBoS) delivering superior returns and reporting to the main PLC Board. He was responsible for over £1bn of property sales and acquisitions over a 5 year period.  Jason was also involved with various other funds and was responsible for the £120m corporate acquisition of J S Real Estate PLC.

Prior to joining Warner Estate Jason was at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in London and Manchester; he jointly set up the JLL Manchester shopping centre team (where he was based for 3 years), prior to this Jason worked in London for JLL and Walker Son & Packman in the West End and before that he worked at Donaldsons in Leeds.

With over 20 years of experience, he has exceptional property knowledge and incredible market contacts at the highest level within the property industry. He has advised many of the UK’s leading property companies, developers and institutions. Over the last few years Jason has focused on investment sales, acquisitions and developments, advising national investors, developers and occupiers. He has also acquired numerous large vacant offices throughout the UK which have subsequently been converted to apartments. Jason also heads up the commercial property management team within Barnsdales. Jason has asset managed, bought or sold the following shopping centres:

The Pallasades, Birmingham

St Johns Wood High Street, London

The Met Quarter, Liverpool

Bouvrie Place, Folkestone

The Royals, Southend

The Cavern, Liverpool

Market Gates, Great Yarmouth

Carlton Lanes, Castleford

The Arndale Centre, Morecmbe

St Marks Place, Newrk

The Waterdale, Doncaster

Belle Vale, Liverpool

Marian Square, Netherton

Kirkby Town Centre, Liverpool

Market Place, Bolton

The Arndale, Middleton

The Pyramids & The Grange, Birkenhead

Lagney Shopping Centre, Eastbourne 

The Printworks, Manchester

Fishergate Centre, Preston

Jason is a member of Revo (previously known as BCSC) and is a past founder Northern Board member and Committee Member, he is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC), a Fellow of the Land Institute, a Member of the Investment Property Forum (IPF), an RICS Registered Valuer and a Member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (MARLA).

He was appointed a Governor and Woodard Corporate Fellow at Worksop College & Ranby House in Nottinghamshire in September 2018.

Jason was admitted to the Freedom of The Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors of the City of London in 2019.

He splits his time between the Doncaster, London and Lincoln offices. He lives in Lincolnshire with his wife Alison (also a Chartered Surveyor) and their two children Imogen and Charlie. Outside of work Jason enjoys tinkering with his vintage and classic cars and outdoor pursuits.