Cedar Dean is a unique, London based company that specialises in providing advice for both Landlords and Tenants in the commercial property market.
With a proven track record and a team of skilled property professionals, Cedar Dean is leading the way as the UK’s top commercial property restructuring specialists.
Our core services include:
- Lease restructuring
- Lease re-gearing
- Rent reviews
- Lease renewals
- Insolvency advice
David Abramson Bsc (Hons) MRPAS
David is the Managing Director of Cedar Dean. With over 15 years’ experience in the property sector specialising in the leasing of Retail and Leisure space, David is one of London's most well respected property advisors.
David has been responsible for brokering key property acquisitions for high level clients including Nobu, Novikov, Alan Yau, Black and Blue, Angus Steakhouse, Thomas Cook, La Tasca and Stonegate. He also oversees the Cedar Dean team and handles corporate mergers and acquisitions, providing strategic advice to a range of clients and sourcing off market property opportunities, leasehold and freehold.
When he is not in the office, David likes to spend time with his wife and 4 children. He also enjoys Thai Boxing and has recently taken up the guitar. Watch out Oasis!
Lee Isaacs MA MRICS
Lee began his commercial property career over 10 years ago in the commercial auctions department at Allsop and has worked for various surveying firms since then. He is a fully qualified chartered surveyor and now heads up the Cedar Dean lease restructuring team.
Lee is a problem solver. He uses the breadth of knowledge he has acquired coupled with hands on experience to find a solution to his clients’ needs. He serves clients across a broad range of real estate verticals including the commercial office and retail markets, the industrial and manufacturing markets, undeveloped and entitled land. He negotiates and closes transactions efficiently and effectively and has an excellent reputation for consistently agreeing deals that suit all parties. Some of Lee's clients include Thomas Cook, Subway UK, Stonegate, Evolutions TV, Intertain UK and Premium Bar and Restaurants.
Jason heads up Cedar Dean Property Management Solutions. Over the last 10 years, he has gathered a very wide breadth of experience having managed large commercial and residential portfolios for the some of the UK’s largest landlords and institutions as well as high net worth local and international property investors.
As a qualified Chartered Surveyor having been involved with bank valuations, property investment, property development and refurbishment, Jason has a thorough understanding of the UK property market and how to enhance property value through effective and efficient property and asset management.
Henry Hersh BSc MRICS
Rent Review Surveyor
Henry has 25 years of experience in commercial property; he is a qualified chartered surveyor and has a degree in Estate Management from East London University. He joined Cedar Dean as a consultant Rent Review Surveyor, where he works across the leisure sector employing a strong focus on UK restaurants.
With a passion for the market and a fascination with obscure property challenges, Henry uses his expertise to provide the best advice for his clients. Henry relishes the opportunity to debate rental values and the minutia of legal issues on commercial properties. He has also been a member of RICS since 1990.
Charon Balarabe BSc is the Head of Operations and PA to Cedar Dean Commercial’s Managing Director, David Abramson.
She plays an active role within the professional team, ensuring the smooth running of the office operations as well as managing the office administration and accounts, maintaining the property databases and dealing with daily client enquiries.
Non Executive Chairman
Melvyn has specialised in dealing with Property related businesses including investors, developers, and the providers of advisory services. He sits on the board of various property companies and has been involved in building investment portfolios and development projects.
Melvyn has recently been appointed Chairman of Cedar Dean, where his role is to help and oversee the group's plans as it enters the next stages of its strategic expansion.
Outside of work Melvyn enjoys family life, has been involved in communal and charitable projects, and is a keen golfer and skier, albeit that his enthusiasm exceeds his ability!