Julian Rich Regional Partner
Julian is a former Lincoln Cathedral chorister and scholar of St Peters School, York. At University he achieved qualifications in both Construction and Rural Estate Management and has subsequently spent all of his working life in the property industry.
Julian joined Garrington after working for 14 years in property development and investment. As a result, he has quite a record within these fields having either renovated, built, converted, or refurbished an impressive number of properties, comfortably totalling more than £50M in today’s market, and successfully obtaining planning permission for more than 150 homes. These properties ranged from one-off houses to Listed buildings including The Old Palace at Ripon, new build houses, including Littlecroft at Markington and 16-18 Regent Parade in Harrogate, barn conversions such as Manor Farm at Tollerton and the refurbishment of several Duchy Houses in central Harrogate.
Julian now focuses on the prime market where his background and extensive knowledge enables him to give his clients the best advice for sourcing and acquiring property across the region. From private houses and country estates to development land and building plots, Julian is well placed to assist clients search for a variety of property types. He complements his advice with a thorough understanding of the negotiation process to ensure that he secures the best deal for his clients.
Julian lives in Harrogate and when he is not sourcing properties for clients, Julian is a keen hockey player for Harrogate, enjoys sailing and boating and has a passion for walking his Cocker Spaniel, Barnaby in and around the Yorkshire Dales.