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Michael Holden, BSc (Estate Management), Diploma Project Management (RICS), MBA (Construction and Real Estate), FRICS Current Position Senior Lecturer and PhD Researcher (PT) Contact Information Telephone: 07922 193990 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Background Michael Holden has worked within a variety of private and public sector roles within real estate, facilities and project management. He has worked in senior positions including Head of Estates and has been responsible for client side project management in the development of a number of building projects including: 1987/91 Countrywide Surveyors, Manchester - Commercial Agency, Professional work, staff and financial management (team of 7 from 1989), extensive valuation appraisals /condition surveys of commercial property – North West England. Landlord and tenant negotiations, schedules of condition, rating, CPO and estates management. National work for retained clients – property portfolios, e.g. Hadleigh Industries – manufacturing industry. Specialist appraisal work for the GPFC (General Practice Finance Corporation) - surgery developments, e.g. Warrington, North and South Wales, Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria. 1991/93 Manchester City Council, Land and Property Department - Senior Surveyor. Estate management, e.g. decommissioning of swimming pool and sale. Rating - co ordination and negotiation of 600 blanket rating appeals for the 1990 list – team management (4). Commercial agency, property review (identification of development opportunities /analysis of costs of occupation), negotiation and disposal of property and land principally in South Manchester, some on joint venture developments. Asbestos register correlation, space utilisation. 1993/96 Caithness & Sutherland Enterprise, Thurso, Scotland, Property Manager - Management of a portfolio of commercial units across Caithness & Sutherland. Client side project management, financial appraisal, lease negotiations, approval of funding, facilities/maintenance management. Management of a small team of professional and administrative staff. Examples: Client side project management – also use of Value Management. Assynt Visitors Centre, Lochinver, Sutherland http://www.lochinver.bordernet.co.uk/facilities/tourist.html The centre won the Scottish Silver Thistle Award for "a creative and innovative response to a community development". The Assynt Visitors Center emerged from a major community let initiative for better tourist facilities within this remote area of North West Scotland. The development included the provision of a car park to the rear in partnership with Highland Regional Council and Sutherland District Council (prior to LGR). Selection of design team/ project management and contract using GC works contracting procedures. Value management was adopted and helped focus on providing an innovative lighting solution to internal model displays illustrating Sutherland and its lifestyles. Extensions to Alexander Bain House, Thurso, New Office Development at Thurso Business Park Highly serviced office developments totalling 1,700 sq metres were designed for BT/ Manpower PLC. Included a detailed focus on energy conservation in building construction, the building was assessed under BREEAM criteria and achieved EDAS accreditation and was granted a "secured by design" award from the Northern Constabulary. Management of property and environmental renewal budgets of approximately £2M per year. Discussions with community groups, landowners – impact assessment, prioritisation assessment and assistance with project management where required – over 140 projects ranging in size actioned over three years. eg: £100,000 partner funding per year to the highland footpaths initiative (managed by HRC). Creating and improving paths and interpretive trails – e.g. – Big Burn Walk – Golspie – path improvement - suspension bridges etc, Badbae (with Royal Engineers). Improvements and provision of interpretation boards relating to the highland clearances, forest footpaths at Skibo – using interpretive displays similar to those found at Grizedale in the Lakes and at Shin Falls – provision of footpaths that met the needs of those with impared mobility. http://www.fallsofshin.co.uk/forestwalks.php| Kinlochbervie, (Near Cape Wrath), in partnership with HRC, part funding provision for all weather pitch in partnership with the creation of a new secondary school - £100,000 scheme. Portskerra, Sutherland and Loch Eribol – minor funding towards schemes that provided interpretive displays relating to the history of the sites. http://www.hmshood.com/hoodtoday/eriboll.htm| Grampian Records Extension – Wick – extension and new facilities for a record manufacturing company using value management - particular emphasis on ergonomics and spatial design, clean areas (for CD production) and staff accommodation. Involvement with rewwal / improvement schemes – for example membership of the Wick project (http://www.caithness.org/wickproject/index.htm|) and development of schemes at John O Groats, (http://www.visitjohnogroats.com/directory_of_businesses.htm|) and at Golspie and Brora in partnership with other public sector organisations and the private sector. E.g. gas works decontamination, pump priming for redevelopment etc 1996 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council - Negotiations for the disposal of land and property. Valuations and real estate advice. Facilities Management - co ordination of asbestos surveys, accommodation review (including commissioning and managing consultants for detailed surveys of properties to be transferred). Inspection and assessment of property, co ordination of applications for funds to investigate and take remediation measures on contaminated sites throughout the Borough, CCT and Private Finance Initiative research. Conclusion of negotiations for the surrender and renewal of a lease to enable a major non food retail development to progress at Towns Moor, Blackburn (part of expansion of Town Centre). Redevelopment options / condition surveys and financial appraisals in connection with the possible redevelopment of Broseley House and the Refuge Building (in separate ownership). Site investigations and feasibility study for the redevelopment of Chapels Park – Darwen. 1996/2000 Salford College of Further Education - Head of Estate Management and Facilities - http://www.salford-col.ac.uk/| Accommodation management / advice, staff management, responsibility for catering, campus management, property maintenance, health and safety, childcare administration, caretaking, security and technical support staff, management of annual budgets of approximately £4.7M and management of capital budgets (e.g. City Campus redevelopment). Membership of the College management team. Examples: Management and co ordination of a major new structured IT cabling project (£500K) for the development of a computer cable network. Acting as planning supervisor and client side project manager – Worsley Campus. Advice to the Board of Governors on redevelopment options and management strategy available to the College in connection with its various land holdings, particularly Salford Quays Campus (disposal of Campus site and demolition of 7,500 sq metres of 1960's buildings). Demolition the Crescent Campus and Wardley Campuses. Upgrading services in other campuses and managing maintenance and repair activities. Preparation of bids for funding with the FEFC. Preparation of a detailed business plan (1999) to restructure the department and its functions that included, premises development, property management and maintenance, health and safety management and domestic services - cleaning, catering, landscaping, security, portering, creche facilities, lease vehicles and space utilisation. Fit out and client side representation (leading design team) for the establishment of a new 9,000 sq metre Campus building (purchase of old factory, refitting for trades based learning/ IT delivery). Development of migration plan for accommodation review. Value added initiatives (e.g. attracting major Rugby League team to utilise sporting facilities). Project management, fitting out and development of cross campus College accommodation, e.g. New café's (Worsley and City Campus), establishment of franchise units (Liverpool/ Bolton), development of ACOPS gas training centre at Winton (£300,000). Research and implementation of room scheduling and co ordination of room timetabling integrating with the development of the accommodation strategy, organisational review, creation of new posts and implementation. Management and successful implementation of an internal catering bid and investment in facilities for the College. Business planning and review of £500,000 pa. turnover service returning the service to a cost neutral basis from a subsidy of £80,000 p.a. Representation of the College - FEFC National working party on accommodation management, Salford University Campus Planning Group. Consultancy work: 1989 onwards- practice development, surveys and valuations of property. Private home buyer reports and building surveys. Schedules of condition – commercial properties, for example major survey of Blackburn Railway Station (listed building) / Accrington Market. Expert witness reports on residential properties, for example, professional indemnity claims, report for Solicitors on issues in connection with defects. Advising trustees in estate on loss in value relating to structural movement and representation in litigation. S11 disrepair claims. Voluntary Work - RICS Junior Committee (Lancashire) - 1989-1993; RICS Lionheart - 2008 2000-present University of Bolton - Senior Lecturer in Building Surveying and Facilities Management, Course Leader on HNC Land Administration, HNC's in Planning, Facilities Management and Property Management and Valuation. Research and development in forensic defect analysis and building surveying. Research into space utilisation, accommodation management and co ordination of the working environment with particular focus on sustainability. Research Project Michael is researching into quality standards / customer dissonance - insulation of dwellings.
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