Who We Are

Alexandra Farrington B.Sc.(Hons) MRICS – Chartered General Practice Surveyor. Alex was trained in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and has over 20 years of property experience specialising in commercial acquisitions and disposals, valuations, landlord & tenant and development appraisals. Alex arrived in the Cayman Islands in 1997 and sold real estate for a number of years before returning to England. There she concentrated on commercial property primarily as retained agent for a number of national retailers in the U.K and private developers, qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2003. Since returning to Cayman in 2005, she has focused on residential and commercial valuations of both freehold and leasehold interests. Alex is a member of the RICS Cayman events committee, hosts of the bi-annual Cayman Property and Construction Conference and a former member of the RICS Cayman Chapter Board.

Nigel Bates B.Sc. MRICS  – Nigel has nearly 40 years of professional experience as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor working in both the private and public sectors in the UK and overseas specialising in the acquisition and disposal of commercial and residential property, all aspects of property valuation, commercial leasing and hotel and resort valuations. He also has experience in compulsory acquisition and compensation, drafting and negotiating property related documentation and transactions.Nigel has been in the Cayman Islands since 2002 and prior to joining Quayside, he was Director of Estates at Dart Real Estate and Chief Valuation Officer with theLands and Survey Department.