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Who We Are

Founded in 2014, STR is a commercial real estate investment and asset management company run by James Andrew and Dominic Dinan, two members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and supported by a team of 10 multi-disciplined professional surveyors.

Based in London, STR focuses principally on the UK commercial real estate sector, one of the most liquid and secure markets in the world.

STR has extensive planning, development and refurbishment experience and can advise on all aspects of these disciplines, utilising third party specialists when required.

We operate across the UK and can advise on all sectors of the commercial real estate market including offices, retail (including High Street, Shopping Centres and Supermarkets), industrial and distribution units, leisure and mixed-use schemes.

We also have strong links in northern Europe, Germany in particular, where partners have transacted over €2bn of investment assets.

Meet the team

James Andrew

James is a founding member of STR and has worked in the commercial property industry for over 20 years.

James’ career spans agency, operational and principal disciplines, including senior executive roles at Whitbread/Pepsico, Cannons Health and Fitness and Ameristar Casinos Inc.

Prior to founding STR, James spent eight years focusing on asset and fund management, investing funds for private clients and institutional investors, generating exceptional returns.

James Andrew
Dominic Dinan

Dominic is a founding member of STR and has spent the 25 years acquiring and strategically managing commercial real estate investments in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.

Dominic has established and managed funds for family trusts and offices, private individuals, corporates and pension funds including Berkeley Homes, Santander, Rothschild Investment Trust, Sanofi Aventis and Rupert Hambro & Family. Like James, Dominic’s audited investment record illustrates exceptional returns on equity.

Dominic Dinan

Full CVs for James and Dominic and evidence of their track records are available upon request.