Last Wednesday, CBRE and Freehold held an interview with rugby behemoth Gareth Thomas where the openly gay, openly HIV-positive and openly Welsh former captain gave us an incredible insight into his revolutionary life on the field, what he has been up to since retirement and of course answering those all important questions about team showers!
Freehold is a networking forum for LGBTQ+ professionals working within the real estate sector.
Freehold regularly holds events for our members, hosted by our member organisations and in conjunction with other commercial partners.
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An industry first for real estate professionals
Since its official launch in September 2011, the group has grown to over 1000 members and continues to expand.
Freehold is a network set up exclusively for the real estate industry and its members include building surveyors, valuation surveyors, agency surveyors, asset managers, architects, developers, investors and property lawyers from both the public and private sector.
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Scott Parsons (he/him)
Kelly Canterford (she/her)
Chris Edwards (he/him)
Lucy Smith (she/her)
Dan Westley (he/him)
Ian Pattinson (he/him)
Misa Von Tunzelman (she/her)
Marko Salopek (he/him)
Paul Macey (he/him)
Sarah Rock (she/her)
A week ago today over 800 bright eyed industry professionals descended onto six different locations across the country to take part in the 2022 LandAid SleepOut – back from the 2 year covid-induced hiatus and here to tackle youth homelessness. The largest of these locations, Canada Water accounted for about 300 of those and was
With so much going on this week to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March, we thought we’d share some of the industry events you might like to attend, including the first one – chaired by Freehold’s brand new co-chair, Kelly Canterford! Tuesday 8th March 2022 9.30am – 12pm RICS International Women’s Day 2022 –
20 Great LGBT+ Movies Previous Next If you fancy watching a great LGBTQ film this weekend, take your pick from the below – some new, some older, but all are worth a watch! My Own Private Idaho (1991) Gus Van Sant’s loose Shakespearean adaptation brought New Queer Cinema into the mainstream, with River Phoenix as
In the first of our LGBT+ History Month posts, we have a look at some of the current literature that is out there. It’s important to know our history, look at some of the challenges that we face and continue to face, and look at how we can make the future better for LGBT+ people.
After 10 trailblazing years, our co-founders and co-chairs David Mann and Saleem Fazal are passing the baton on to fellow board members, Kelly Canterford and Scott Parsons who will become our new co-chairs this month.