Welcome to Howell Commercial

Howell Commercial

Howell Commercial is an independent Bristol-based general practice, delivering agency, consultancy and property and asset management services to owners and occupiers of commercial real estate.

We have 20 years’ commercial property experience across a range of disciplines and sectors focussed on Bristol and the South West region.

Please contact us for further information about how we can help you find solutions to your property needs on 0117 251 0204

Howell Commercial is an RICS Regulated company.

RICS Regulated


We offer services in 5 defined areas but ensure our advice always covers the bigger picture.

Commercial Property Acquisition

Finding and Acquiring the right commercial premises; being with you at every step identifying and securing property on the best possible terms

Commercial Property Disposal

Selling or Letting commercial property; advising and managing the process from start to finish for you

Asset Management & Service Charge

Managing your commercial property; to maximise returns and minimise risk; Ensuring you are getting best value as an occupier


Lease Event Management

Negotiating your rent reviews and lease renewals and practical advice on strategy and lease covenants

Commercial Estate Management

We can step in to help shape your estates strategy co-ordinating stakeholders to deliver a one-stop property solution

For more information

Call: 0117 251 0204
Email: chris@howellcommercial.com




One Redcliff Street
Managed Scottish Widows South West assets, including Bristol’s landmark 15,000 sq.m. office building
Redcliffe Quay
Managed Legal and General’s South West assets including this institutional 12,000 sq.m. office building
St Bartholomews
Negotiated lease renewal for specialist recruitment firm PRG
22-24 Queen Square
Let 1,500 sq.m. for Developer clients at then record headline rent
Acquired 4,000 sq.m. of grade A office space with back to back freehold disposal for NFUM
St Thomas Court
Acquired a new Bristol office for Greenhouse PR
One Redcliff Street
22-24 Queen Square
St Thomas Court
Redcliffe Quay
St. Bartholomews

South West

Managed multi-let estates across the region for the UK's largest pension funds

Rent review and lease renewal advice across the region for occupiers


Estate management for £170m turnover Insurer co-ordinating disposal of surplus estate nationally

Asset management of multi-sector national portfolio

Property Search


Chris Howell is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and has, over the last 20 years, advised UK pension funds, private property owners and occupiers nationally and in the South West.

With a BSc in Land Management from the University of Reading, Chris qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1999 at Gerald Eve LLP in the West End of London. Chris joined King Sturge LLP in 2002, specialising in disposal and acquisition of office premises before moving to JLL’s Property and Asset Management team in 2008 where he focussed on management of multi-let office buildings. Chris joined Sanderson Weatherall LLP in 2017, becoming Partner and co-ordinating delivery of corporate real estate, property management, lease advisory and disposal and acquisition services.

Chris is an RICS APC Assessor and Governor at Kings Weston Special School.

"Chris has advised PRG on all property matters over the last year, adding considerable value by reducing our operational costs and Ensuring we have sufficiently flexible lease terms for a growing business"

Simon Alpren, Financial Director, Precision Resource Group

“I have been working with Chris over the course of the last 18-months….[he] has provided a first class service managing the commercial estate and all stakeholder relationships. He has allowed us to accelerate the speed of exit from our leasehold and freehold portfolio”

Stephen Nellist ; Commercial Manager, Swinton

Contact Details

Please contact us for further information about how we can help you find solutions to your property needs.

Howell Commercial
Chris Howell
0117 251 0204

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