Jacob Cope MRICS, commenced his professional career with a private development company and oversaw the rapid expansion of their portfolio from £100m of capitalised assets to over £350m in 5 years. In his role as Portfolio Manager, Jacob managed all sectors of the company’s Commercial Property, operating in the UK and Ireland this portfolio included shopping centres and substantial manufacturing facilities.
Jacob established the private commercial property consultancy JM Cope, in June of 2008 following his graduation from Salford University with a First-Class Honours degree in Property Management and Investment. The rapid development of JM Cope resulted in Jacob being unable to combine a dual role with the development company and he successfully focused his full attention on JM Cope. Upon attaining status as a Chartered Surveyor, JM Cope’s rapid development evolved in to the professional practice of JMC Surveyors which now operates as a multi-disciplined Chartered Surveying Practice in North Manchester. JMC Surveyors continues to develop and provides services in Property Insurance and Residential Property Management.
Jacob has rapidly grown JMC Surveyors through the hardship of economic recession doing so with unrivalled technical knowledge, incisiveness and by applying creative solutions to industry problems. Jacob continues to form strong alliances with his clients to ensure he has a full understanding of their requirements and to offer assistance in their ancillary property matters.
Jacob is a proud Geordie and is married with three young children. He is an active community member. He enjoys walks in the Lake District, running, cycling, F1 and anything related to aviation, mechanics and engineering.