John is a Property Economist and Chartered Surveyor, with 16 years of experience in Scottish property. John leads the Rettie & Co Research Team, providing research and consultancy function that informs clients on sales, rents, investment and development opportunities and their viability, as well as providing analysis of where property markets are at, and likely to be going. His main focus is residential, but he also advises on commercial, retail and student schemes. He is currently advising on the bulk of Build to Rent pipeline in Scotland, working with developers such as Moda and Get Living. He also has been advising on the provision of retirement housing and other alternative tenures. John works for all major house builders in Scotland; national and international investors; the Scottish Government; and a number of housing associations and local authorities. He is a Member of RICS and the Society of Property Researchers and sits on Homes for Scotland’s Policy Advisory Group.