About Us

Formal Investments Ltd is a private investment and asset management company with an excellent track record of investment and real estate development.

We specialise in transforming tired city buildings into premium office space or quality apartments as well as the development of warehousing and distribution centres.

The company is driven by a senior management team with over 95 years collective experience and is focused on producing real returns through our acquisition strategy, investigative research, stock selection and asset management. Our strong performance is achieved through our close, efficient team working to the highest standards.

Key Personnel

The diverse experience of our key personnel is perfectly suited to our varied portfolio.

Nicholas King BSc Hons, ACCA

Managing Director

Nicholas gained an honours degree in Property, Agency and Marketing at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester and in 2012 went on to study Global Risk Management at the Saïd Business School, Oxford University. In 2015 he became a Chartered Accountant achieving the ACCA accreditation. As MD he has overseen the development of Formal Investments since 2009 during which time the company has quadrupled in size.

Clare Savage MA, MRICS, MBIFM

Senior Property Manager

Clare studied Land Economy at Cambridge University. Before joining Formal Investments in 2010 she ran her own property management company specialising in industrial property in the Bristol and Avonmouth area. Prior to that she was a partner at Fuller Peiser Commercial Property, London.

Julie Gates

Area Facilities Manager

Julie gained considerable experience on the operational side of the company as manager of Festival House over a number of years. Now, in a senior role, she manages the serviced office division (Formal Office Suites) and oversees the management of the office buildings in the portfolio for which she recruits, trains and manages the Centre Managers and other administrative staff.