Charles Tatham, SIOR, MRICS


25 Rue de la Pepiniere Paris, 75008, France
+33 609 538 354


French English

Paris, France

Commercial Real Estate

Tatham Property Solutions

Charles Tatham is founder and principal of Tatham Property Solutions.  Charles has over 25 years experience in real estate, including a broad variety of tenant related issues in major sectors – retail, office, and industrial.  He specializes in tenant representation in a market where this service is a novelty.

Originally hailing from London, Charles studied languages at Oxford University before taking his first jobs in real estate and marketing.  In 1987 he moved to Paris, France, and worked with Weatherall Green & Smith, (WG&S) one of the world’s largest real estate brokerage firms, as the director of management buyout.  WG&S was subsequently sold to market leader Savills plc.

Charles Tatham established Tatham Property Solutions in 2004 to meet the need expressed by corporate tenants for impartial analysis and independent support of their interests.  He has been active throughout France and in other continental European countries advising clients on cost reduction issues by re-sizing portfolios, renegotiating lease contracts, and disposing of surplus holdings.

Charles’ client list includes Medtronic, Cable and Wireless, PRTM, and Lumiplan.  In the last 12 months he has transacted over 250,000 square feet of space.

Charles is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). His pro-bono work includes serving as president of the OGEC Management Committee for St. Jean Baptiste de Belleville School in Paris’ 19th arrondissement.  Charles holds a Carte de Transaction license covering all of France. He currently serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors of ITRA Global, as well as serving as a member of the Global Locations Committee.


Tenant Representation

• Building Survey, Mechanical & Electrical Reporting

• Dilapidations & Reinstatement (Restoration)

• Project Management

• State & Local Incentives

• Build-to-suits & Development

• Sale Lease-backs

• Purchase & Owner/Users

• Subleasing, Assignment, Disposition

• Leasing and Renewals

• Lease Audit & Advisory

• Site Selection

• Strategic Consulting

• Broker Opinions of Value

Practice Areas

• Work/Live

• Schools

• Non-profits

• Law firms

• Government & Institutions

• Co-working & office sharing

• Data-center & Colocation centers

• Biotech & Life-sciences Laboratories

• Office

• Flex & R&D Showrooms

• Distribution centers

• Warehouse & Storage

• Light manufacturing & Shop

• Industrial

• Retail

Following are a few interesting facts about Paris and its commercial real estate market…

  • Paris is the capital and the largest city in France, situated on the River Seine, in Northern France, at the heart of the Ile-de-France region. The Paris metropolitan area is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.
  • In 2009 and 2010 Paris was ranked among the three most important and influential cities in the world and in the top ten most livable cities in the world according to the British review Monacle. Paris also ranks among the ten greenest European cities in 2010 and one of the top ten wealthiest cities.
  • An important settlement for more than two millennia, Paris is today one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers, and its influences on politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities.
  • Paris and the Paris region produced more than a quarter of France’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2009. According to 2007 estimates, the Paris metro area was the second largest in Europe after London and the sixth largest in the world.
  • Paris is the most popular tourist destination in the world, with 45 million tourists annually, 27 million of whom are foreign visitors. The city and region contain many iconic landmarks. Three of the most famous landmarks are the 12th century Notre Dame Cathedral, the Napoleonic Arc de Triomphe, and the 19th century Eiffel Tower.
  • The Historical Axis is a line of monuments that runs in a roughly straight line from the city center westward. The line of monuments begins with the Louvre and continues with the Tuileries Gardens, the Champs Elysees, and the Arc de Triomphe, centered in the Place de l’Etoile.