Ian Whittaker

Associate, Investment

Ian joined the Manchester office of Ryden in 2018, specialising in commercial property investments and agency, covering a variety of sectors with a primary focus on industrial and retail. He acts for a range of buyers and vendors including funds and institutional investors, prop co's and private investors.

Ian has 15 years’ experience in the commercial property market, previously working for 8 years at Avison Young within their Restructuring and Recoveries business unit, acting for Banks, Insolvency Practitioners, Property Receivers and Landlords.


  • Broad general knowledge property background
  • In-depth knowledge of investment & occupational markets
  • Corporate restructuring


Gallagher Retail Park Acquisition of Gallagher Retail Park in Huddersfield for £10.6m.

Co-op Convenience Stores Acquisition and disposal of numerous Co-op convenience stores totalling c. £10m for mainly private clients.

Heywood Distribution Park Led on the letting of a 100,000 sq ft logistics unit at Heywood Distribution Park for long standing client Doodle Products who were relocating from East Manchester.