Providing professional expertise to create solutions for property problems.

About Corporate Occupier Real Estate Consulting Ltd.

Corporate Occupier Real Estate Consultancy (CORE) is a company specialising in all aspects of corporate real estate. CORE provides professional expertise to create solutions for  property users and works with a number of partners in delivering solutions.

Our work includes acquisitions, asset management, restructuring, litigation management on issues such as break clauses and portfolio management strategies. A major focus is mitigating lease liabilities providing a range of services to corporate occupiers arising from surplus property. As part of this work we also provide support services for the essential but under-rated aspects of managing the day-to-day issues associated with the stewardship of empty and sublet premises.


Our Director

Howard Cooke

BSc(Hons), FRICS, MIMgt, Dip.Prop.Invest.,

Howard is the Director of CORE and is a highly experienced commercial property consultant with more than 30 years’ professional experience in both management and consultancy roles, including professional experience at Hillier Parker; P&O Properties; Asda Property Holdings; Fraser CRE and GVA. In addition, he has lectured at various universities including Oxford Brookes University, CASS, Henley Business School, Heriot Watt University, UCL and he was also an Associate Tutor for over 20 years at the College of Estate Management in Reading.

He co-authored ‘Corporate Occupiers’ Handbook’ and has been the Editor of The Journal of Corporate Real Estate. He has written articles for various journals, including the Journal of Corporate Real Estate, The Estates Gazette and the International Journal of Strategic Property Management. He is currently a Dissertation Supervisor at UCL and is undertaking research with the University of Eindhoven on Corporate Real Estate. Howard has been granted the title of Visiting Fellow in Real Estate & Planning by Henley Business School, University of Reading in 2020.

Our Clients

CORE Consult has worked with a wide range of occupiers on their corporate real estate issues from multi-nationals to charities.

Get in touch with us

About Us

CORE Consult delivers holistic solutions to Corporate Occupiers for their Real Estate needs. Our focus is on the Occupier and solving their needs and problems for operational and surplus space.


Main Office:
69 Derwent Drive, Maidenhead, SL6 6LE


01628 782639