We are delighted to welcome Patrick McDonald FRSA to the Lewis Craig team, as our Hospitality Specialist Consultant.
Patrick is a distinguished name within the Hospitality and Catering Industry, with over 40 years experience in creating, opening and influencing many leading Hotel Groups, Restaurants and Hospitality projects, along with Food Retail stores and Foodhalls.
Following the departure of Starbucks, Lewis Craig was instructed by the Landlord of 30 Upper Street in Islington to find a new Tenant for the rarely-available prime opportunity.
We were delighted to agree terms with better chicken operator, Mother Clucker, taking a new lease on the entire building, being their first new permanent restaurant, reflective of their exciting plans to grow the brand across the country.
Acting on behalf of a Tenant in Fulham, at the highly prominent corner junction of North End Road and Lillie Road, Lewis Craig was tasked with finding a suitable assignee for their residual leasehold interest.
Through our extensive marketing campaign, we identified the highly successful celebrity tattoo parlour “INK’D London” (co-owned by Love Island’s Theo Campbell), located diagonally opposite, where the timing was perfect as they had outgrown their relatively small venue.
Lewis Craig was retained by global fintech giant, Liquidity Group, to advise on their new London office acquisition project.
Following an extensive project, terms were agreed with West-End Landlord, Shaftesbury PLC, to acquire space on Kingly Street, within their Carnaby Estate in London’s Soho.
Lewis Craig was instructed by Kobox gym founder, Shane Collins, to advise on his new venture, Circuit Society.
A new circuit-based fitness concept aiming to create a new category of boutique fitness studios – the ‘microstudio’ – bringing high-quality studio fitness to underserved neighbourhoods.
Lewis Craig were instructed by property company ACAI to source a special Tenant for 6 Sackville Street in Mayfair, following the departure of former long-standing occupiers Meyer & Mortimer.
Meyer & Mortimer are tailors who since 1955 had the privilege and honour to hold a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Lewis Craig originally advised the Landlord on the letting to Sumi at 155 Westbourne Grove in Notting Hill.
Following much success, when the opportunity arose to double-up and acquire next door, Lewis Craig were called in again to advise.
Following a short season at the Palace Theatre, ‘Wonderville’ returns to the West End, at the former Planet Hollywood in Haymarket.
Lewis Craig was instructed by Carter Dixon McGill Productions and Piers Cottee-Jones Entertainment to source a suitable venue for their new home.
Lewis Craig was tasked by the Landlord of the former well-known Raoul’s restaurant at 105-107 Talbot Road in Notting Hill, to source a high-quality operator, with the gravitas to rekindle the site’s historic success.
Following an extensive open marketing campaign, we soon realised that Chris D’Sylva and his impressive vision for new bistro ‘Dorian’ was indeed the perfect match.