Armistead Property is an award winning property investment company based in Chorlton, Manchester.
We buy, renovate, rent and sell investment properties in South Manchester - a particular area we chose to invest in after researching opportunities throughout the UK. We believe in Manchester’s potential as a growing economic strength.
Peter is a property developer, a businessman and an entrepreneur. He was born and raised in Manchester, qualified as a lawyer and worked as solicitor in London for 6 years. In 2001 he left the law to set up Armistead Property and has since bought, sold and developed over 500 apartments in South Manchester. As well as winning several prizes for his development work, Peter has also written 3 books on property development - one of which is an Amazon international best seller. Peter is an avid skier and a competitive mountain runner with podium results in 50mile, 75mile and 100+mile races.
Deborah holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is the recipient of multiple design awards, with particular expertise in private and multi-family residential projects. Her experience also extends to design of sales centres, corporate offices, and hospitality spaces. Born in London and raised Vancouver Canada she enjoys life in the mountains and on the ocean.
Dave is a highly accomplished estate agent by background with a unique knowledge of the local area and community from his years working in and around Chorlton. Originally from the Peak District, Dave spent a number of years teaching surfing and wake-boarding in North Wales and Australia before settling in South Manchester. He continues to enjoy surfing, wakeboarding and skiing whenever possible.
Sean joined Armistead Property in 2011 as head of property management. After starting his career in banking, Sean moved into property and has now worked in property sales and lettings for over 28 years. Having been based in Chorlton all of his property career he has an unparalleled knowledge of the local area. Sean is a keen photographer and a passionate football fan who enjoys watching and playing sport of all kinds.
Julita graduated from the University of Technology in Poland with a Master of Science degree in Aeronautics and Space Technology. She uses her scientific mind to manage an incredibly wide range of responsibilities within the company – covering everything from finances to interior design. She loves reading and is very keen on outdoor activities including biking, hiking and playing tennis.
Pete has degrees in both Medicine and Physiology from the University of Edinburgh and spent 5 years working in hospital medicine before moving into property finance. Born in South Africa, raised in Kenya and fortunate to have travelled widely, Pete has a broad range of interests including a passion for all mountain sports. He holds course records at a number of 25-50km mountain running races.
Szczepan is the oldest of the three brothers. He studied CAD programming as well as Management & Marketing in Poland before moving to London in 2002, where he worked for 3 years and trained in electrics and plumbing. He has been a central part of the APL team for over 15 years now - alongside Michal has been responsible for the renovation of over 150 apartments in Chorlton. In his free time, Szczepan enjoys travelling with his family and is an International Krav Maga Federation instructor.
Michael was born and raised in Poland before moving to London in 2002 where he worked as a joiner for 3 years. He has been an integral part of the APL team for over 15 years, progressing into site and project management, and alongside Szczepan has been responsible for the renovation of over 150 apartments in Chorlton. Michal is a passionate family man who enjoys running and swimming.
Mateusz has a Master’s degree in Administration, as well as qualifications in Finance and Accountancy. After working initially as a Financial Analyst, Mateusz moved into the role of Assistant Project Manager for Armistead Property. In his free time, Mateusz continues his education towards certifications in Construction and Project Management as well as practicing the Israeli self-defence method of Krav Maga.
Simon James (RIBA ARB COAM) is a multi award-winning international architect who has worked most of his career in his own practice with projects in both the UK and in Spain. Having qualified from Manchester School of Architecture in 1992, Simon has over 25 years of experience in architecture, design and construction. He has worked with varied clients and team sizes to complete numerous residential, retail, education, office and leisure projects, whilst also finding time to teach for a number of years at the Manchester School of Architecture.
Sam graduated from UMIST (Manchester) with a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering with French and worked as project manager on construction of gas pipelines and wind turbines in the UK, Europe and South America. Sam has been investing in property since 2004 and has grown a portfolio of single lets, HMOs and serviced accommodation. In 2015 he left corporate life to work on property full time. Sam loves windsurfing, snowboarding and all things Spanish.