Who we are

 

HEWN is the UK’s leading specialist flexible workspace agency. Our clients include flexible workspace operators and property owners across the UK, from major PLCs to independent companies.

We advise property owners, funds, investors and developers throughout the UK on how the flexible workspace sector is disrupting the commercial office market. Advising on their asset strategies, and their opportunities to partner with flexible workspace providers or provide their own product.

To date, we have completed more than 20 joint venture/management agreements, totalling more than 300,000 sq.ft. throughout the UK. In addition, we have also acquired in excess of 500,000 sq.ft. on behalf of the UK’s leading flexible workspace operators.

We assist flexible workspace operators with their expansion strategies, advising them on the opportunities available to acquire space on traditional and non-traditional agreements or freehold purchases.

Will Kinnear MRICS

Director

 

Will started his career at Maynards in Sheffield before moving to Rogers Chapman (now JLL) in the late nineties. He then followed the dot.com boom (and bust!) to San Francisco with Grubb & Ellis.

Will has specialised in the flexible workspace sector since 2005, advising property owners and operators throughout the UK on their flexible workspace strategy. He was co-founder and director of GKRE in 2012 and created HEWN in 2020.

His clients include Aberdeen Standard Investments, AshbyCapital, L&G IM, Moorgarth, Argyll Club, The Boutique Workplace Co., Clarendon, IWG, and numerous other national and regional operators and private property owners.

He has specialist knowledge of JV/management agreements and non-traditional lease deals and has completed more than 20 of these throughout the UK. He has also acquired over 500,000 sq.ft. on behalf of operators.

 

Will can be contacted on 07811 942 752 or will@hewn.space

What people say about us

“Will’s services have been invaluable to us as we have navigated the flexible workspace market to drive demand for our asset. His excellent knowledge and contact base united us with exactly the right operator for our building, securing a strong joint venture management agreement on our space”

Tom Smithers
Property Director, AshbyCapital

“HEWN were the ideal advisors for us at Moorgarth. Will understood our requirements and introduced the right operator for our building. Their unrivaled knowledge of the sector enabled us to secure an operator that provides a unique flexible workspace product.”

Gary Lewis
Managing Director, Moorgarth

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