London West End Office Space 

View of the curve of Regent Street, near Piccadilly Circus.

London West End offices provide a unique and exclusive experience compared to the modern high-rise towers of the City of London. The traditional and high-quality buildings, many of which are protected under the National Heritage List for England, offer more than just a spectacular office space for your business. 3 reasons to pick office space […]

Commercial Property Insights for 2024 

View of London skyline by night

Anthony Lorenz, Managing Director of commercial property agency Lorenz Consultancy, says 2024 will be the most uncertain market in his fifty-five-year industry experience.  Undoubtedly, recent global events – from the conflicts in Ukraine and Israel to the seismic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit, and the looming spectre of global warming – have cast a […]

Serviced Offices: A Quick Guide

What is a serviced office? Serviced offices, sometimes also referred to as flexi offices are fully fitted and furnished ‘plug-and-play’ spaces that offer the freedom to adjust space requirements quickly and without the hassle long-term contracts bring. They are ideal for start-ups, rapidly expanding businesses and those that value (or require) the flexibility to up […]

When is an Outside The Act Lease “Inside The Act”?

The 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act gave the right for Tenants whose Leases Expire, the ability to renew at market rental terms, unless the Landlord wants the premises for redevelopment or substantial reconstruction, owner occupation, or three other more minor reasons.

Lorenz in the Press

front of London traditional pub

At The Lorenz Consultancy, we are being called upon for advice by clients across a range of sectors in these uncertain times.  We are also providing our input and insight to the press about the impact of the Coronavirus on the commercial rental market.

The Lorenz Consultancy is Proud to Sponsor The PROPS Awards

The Lorenz Consultancy is delighted to announce that we are sponsoring The PROPS awards which takes place on 10 May at The Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. This year marks the 30th anniversary of The PROPS, which is the UK’s longest standing property awards run in association with the Variety Club. Since its inception in 1992, The PROPS has raised over £10.8million which has been used to purchase over 2,200 custom built wheelchairs and other essential items to children and young adults across the UK.   

Global Investment Advisors Acquire New Mayfair Office for London HQ

Having handled the acquisition of BYM Capital’s Mayfair office, we were introduced to Arena Investors, friends of BYM. Arena Investors are presently based in office space on Grosvenor Street, where they occupy a smaller-than-needed floor plate, on a short-term lease, initially to facilitate their expansion. With the growth of their business and headcount Increasing, it was clear […]

Emma Whittle

Executive Team Assistant

Emma joined the team in June 2018 as an executive assistant, having previously worked as an estate agent in sales. Emma enjoys baking, walking her dog, and is very creative in art and crafts in her spare time. 


Welfare Officer

Misty became part of the Lorenz family at the start of 2023. As Head of Office Welfare, she has the momentous job of maintaining client satisfaction and ensuring her colleagues are at the top of their game from 9-5.30 with consistent tail wags and hugs.

Yolandi Verschoor

Executive Team Assistant

Yolandi moved to London from South Africa in January 2022, and joined the team in July 2022 as an executive assistant.

With previous experience in the same role at a law firm in South Africa, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her position.

Christina Samuel

Executive Team Assistant

Christina joined the team in September 2019 as an executive assistant, having previously worked as general manager for hospitality group The Piano Works.

Christina has a BA and Masters in English from King’s College London, and she enjoys regularly attending yoga, spin, and box fit classes, as well as playing badminton.

Gill Pritchard

Operations Manager & Executive PA to Anthony Lorenz

Gill has been an integral part of the team since its formation in November 2007. With vast experience working as a Legal PA in London for various UK law firms, Gill currently serves as the Operations Manager & Executive PA to Anthony Lorenz.

Her extensive knowledge and skills ensure the smooth functioning of the company’s day-to-day operations.

Gill is a music fan often attending concerts and collecting vinyl records. She also is an enthusiast of historic trains and planes often visiting museums and train / air shows. 

Sammy Conway

Associate Director

Sam joined The Lorenz Consultancy in January 2022 as an Associate Director, bringing more than a decade of experience in various aspects of commercial property, including agency, lease advisory, and management.
He is a qualified professional, having received certification in October 2016.

With a specialisation in transactional disposals and acquisitions across various asset classes, Sam’s niche lies in central London offices and retail & hospitality, and his focus is working in the expanding agency department in lettings and lease acquisitions.

Additionally, works closely with the lease advisory team, further strengthening firm. Sam is also a registered counsellor, providing support to APC candidates.

Sam is a football enthusiast supporting Arsenal FC, and enjoys frequent travelling with South America being a favourite destination. He also plays multiple instruments and is a member of a band as the drummer.

Bailey Crouch

Associate Director

Bailey became part of The Lorenz Consultancy team in October 2016 and was promoted to Associate Director in 2021. His expertise lies in providing advice to both tenants and landlords on the acquisition and disposal of commercial property in the UK, with a particular focus on office spaces in central London. Bailey also collaborates closely with the professional department to facilitate successful negotiations for lease renewals, rent reviews, and lease restructuring.

Bailey is a Formula 1 and Rugby enthusiast, and enjoys golfing and is a member of West Sussex Golf Club, where he has an impressive handicap of 1.

Andrew Knights

Head of Agency

Andrew is head of agency who joined The Lorenz Consultancy team in March 2008, the inception of the agency department. With a strong focus on the core West End and Central London, Andrew specialises in acquisitions and disposals across various sectors, including office, retail & hospitality, and industrial. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our firm, helping clients to identify and capitalise on opportunities in the competitive London & UK market. Andrew also collaborates closely with the professional department to facilitate successful negotiations for lease renewals, rent Reviews, and lease restructuring.

Andrew grew up and continues to reside in North London. In his free time, he enjoys staying active and participating in sports, including tennis, football, and golf. He spends most weekends playing golf at his local course.

Frank Perri

Associate Director

Frank is an Associate Director at The Lorenz Consultancy and has over 10 years of experience working in property, qualifying as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2016.

His primary focus is Lease Advisory, where he works alongside Anthony Lorenz & Richard Russell in rent reviews, lease renewals, lease restructuring, and asset management for a wide range of clients. He has experience in providing both written and oral evidence at third party and in Court.

Outside the office, Frank is a football enthusiast who brings a competitive spirit and dedication to the team. He won The Property Cup 2022 alongside a team of peers in the industry.

Richard Russell

Head of Lease Advisory Professional Department

Richard is our Head of Lease Advisory, who joined our team in July 2016. With over 25 years of experience in the commercial property industry, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our firm. His focus includes rent reviews, lease renewals, lease restructuring, and asset management across London and the UK.

Richard has represented both landlords and tenants in negotiations, and he is experienced in preparing expert witness reports for arbitration, expert PACT, and court procedures.

He also has a strong background in portfolio strategy, helping clients identify opportunities within their portfolios and advising across all commercial property sectors, including offices, retail, leisure, and warehouse/industrial.

Outside of work, Richard enjoys a family lifestyle with his wife and two daughters.

Anthony Lorenz

Founder & Managing Director

Anthony Lorenz is a highly respected figure in the London commercial property market with over 55 years of experience in the industry. Anthony founded Baker Lorenz in 1972, focusing on agency and professional work, including rent reviews, lease renewals, and lease restructuring. Under his leadership, the firm quickly became a nationally recognised name in the industry.

In 2001, Baker Lorenz was acquired by Hercules PLC and merged with Dunlop Heywood to become Dunlop Heywood Lorenz.

However, Anthony’s passion for delivering exceptional service to clients led him to form The Lorenz Consultancy in 2007.

Anthony enjoys spending time in his Mayfair home entertaining clients and friends in the evenings. On weekends, he retreats to his 13th-century country home, where he enjoys an equestrian lifestyle and plays competitive polo throughout the summer.