James joined Bidwells as a Graduate Rural Surveyor in 2014 after gaining his postgraduate Masters degree in Land Economy at Aberdeen University. He is now a qualified Rural Surveyor and works in Bidwells’ Fort William office.
Having grown up in Fort William, James has considerable knowledge of the area and local community.
He is involved in private estate management across significant areas of the west coast. His experience includes the management of residential, commercial and rural properties, employees, farming lets, filming agreements, lease negotiations along with sporting interests.
James advises on the marketing of rural properties for both sale and let for a number of clients. He also assists with The Crown Estate and their marine assets.
He carries out valuations for clients for a range of purposes such as secured lending, sale and purchase valuations and taxation. These have included entire estates with associated sporting assets and agricultural land, residential properties and plots of land.
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