James Allen, BA FRICS, is Senior Partner of Norwich-based Roche Chartered Surveyors, the largest specialist firm of commercial property consultants in Norfolk. He advises clients in respect of commercial property agency, investment and development matters, primarily in the office, industrial and warehouse markets as well as providing strategic advice to occupiers in these areas. As a firm, Roche is active in all commercial property sectors and was the highest ranked single-office firm in East Anglia in 2011 in the Estates Gazettes Interactive rankings of deals.
James has been involved in the successful development of Broadland Business Park since its inception and acts for the owners of numerous office buildings and industrial estates throughout the region. He qualified as a Chartered Surveyor with Norwich Union (now AVIVA) and joined Roche in 1989, becoming a partner in 1991.