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Pictured is Ian Pitt, Partner and Team Manager welcoming Jim Whiteman to the team.

Jim joins the firm as a senior building surveyor having previously worked at Gerald Eve LLP for 12 years, and most recently at Christopher Thomas Architects & Chartered Building Surveyors, where he was an owning partner.

As a building surveyor, Jim specialises in project management, development appraisals and monitoring, asset management, acquisition surveys, and dilapidation work. Previous clients have included Brakes, Tata Steel, UKDS, Peugeot/Citroen, Travis Perkins, Soho Estates and Whitbread.

At Bruton Kowles, Jim’s clients include Boropex Holdings Limited and Funding Circle, a peer-to-peer lender launching into the real estate market after providing £200m in loans to British business during its first three years of operation.

As well as being a specialist building surveyor, Jim is currently studying for an MSc in Conservation of the Historic Environment and is also a member of the Birmingham Cathedral Fabric Advisory Committee.

Ian Pitt, partner and head of Bruton Knowles’ Birmingham office, said: “Jim brings with him a wealth of experience in building surveying and his knowledge and expertise, particularly in the specialist area of building conservation, will be a valuable addition to the building consultancy team.”

For help and advice with your building surveying needs contact Jim Whiteman on 0121 212 7606 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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