Ridge Asset Management

Ridge Asset Management Limited is an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, providing specialist commercial property advice and general property asset management services for investors, occupiers and land owners.

We provide local and specialist knowledge to commercial property investors and owners.

We deal with property issues and problems for businesses who need to occupy commercial property but do not have the time or expertise themselves.

We help landowners to maximise the value of their asset and put in place strategies that satisfy client objectives in the short and longer term.

Key service areas and expertise are:

  • Property Asset Management
  • Lease Advisory & Professional Services
  • Investment and Development – Advice, Appraisals, Acquisitions and Disposals

Areas We Cover:

Dorset, Hampshire


Bourne Gardens, Exeter park Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5BD

Our Team

Chris Ridge


As founder of the Practice, Chris Ridge MSc FRICS has over 30 years experience in commercial property, acting for a wide variety of operational businesses, property companies, developers, private investors and land owners. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Key areas of Experience:

Portfolio Asset Management - buying and selling investments; strategy; rent collection; service charge management; lease advisory.
Formal Valuations - compliant with RICS Valuation Standards
Lease Advisory - rent reviews; lease renewals; landlord & tenant disputes; lease re-gears
Relocation & Acqusition Advice - acting confidentially and independently to represent businesses seeking to relocate or acquire new properties or development sites.
Disposal Coordination - independently managing commercial agents and the disposal of leasehold premises on behalf of clients to ensure their commercial objectives are met.
Development - Strategy, promotion and appriasals
Expert Witness - Reports for court and dispute resolution purposes.

Contact Chris

Lisa Mortimer

Consultant & Partner of Portquay Consulting LLP

Drawing on experience working at Associated British Ports (Port of Southampton) and Knight Frank working on The Crown Estate coastal property portfolio, Lisa is well placed to provide not only mainstream commercial landlord and tenant advice, but also strategic and development consultancy and commercial port estate management to port and marina or harbour operators.

Lisa has advised several large commercial port operators on a range of property matters including landlord and tenant and development projects. She is also an external examiner for The University of Portsmouth in their RICS Accredited MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management course.

Nicholas Orbell MRICS

Consultant & Partner of Portquay Consulting LLP

Nick has extensive experience in maritime ports and logistics sectors, covering operational management, corporate real estate, legal and contract support. Nick’s portfolio of skills and knowledge includes major infrastructure project development delivery, having worked on the UK's three largest port projects since 2000. He is also experienced in managing energy and power related projects. Nick has previously been employed as Estates Manager at DP World London Gateway for circa 7 years and General Estates Manager Hutchinson Ports (Felixstowe) for circa 12 years.