Blackstock are known for being one of the market leading pr firms; and our specialist team of 12 are the ones that deliver on that. This is thanks to our ability to combine thought leadership, razor-sharp property PR, high impact campaigns and robust strategic advice.

Above all, our clients trust our knowledge, benefit from our network and appreciate our ability offer them services that cover all of their needs.

Why we’re different

Blackstock’s technical understanding and fresh approach means we’re more informed and able to offer effective support. As a result, we can help grow and protect our clients’ businesses.

Blackstock are regularly featured across broadcast and national news discussing real estate projects, tech, retail and more. This underlines the confidence placed in our knowledge and analysis.

Our Directors

Andrew Teacher

Andrew Teacher

Andrew has over 18 years experience and is known for previous roles as a journalist and as spokesman for the British Property Federation and BAA. Having co-founded and exited high profile tech start-ups, he is a regular TV and radio commentator on business and politics.

He subsequently set up Blackstock to offer clients a better, more boutique consultancy founded on having an external team able to understand the technical detail of clients’ businesses with the flexibility to act like an in-house resource.

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Laura Gibson

A senior real estate expert and leader in strategy, communications, marketing and business development, Laura has recently joined the growing Blackstock team, helping Andrew to run and grow the business.

Laura has 17 years’ real estate strategy, business, corporate development, planning, marketing, communications and digital experience across the real estate sector, both commercial and residential and both as an in-house corporate director and in an agency/consultancy capacity.

Laura also has a strong track record in brand positioning, M&A, business change and integration communications, project management and delivery, thought leadership, digital and client targeting and communications. Laura has a strong network of relationships and has worked with real estate companies and press agencies all over the world. She is also a skilled facilitator and an experienced mentor to aspiring talent.

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Alex Peace

Alex returned to Blackstock after a three-year stint as Senior Reporter at property industry magazine Estates Gazette. Alex worked for Blackstock in its early days, using four years of experience as an analyst and press manager at property benchmarking index IPD to drive coverage for our clients. He’s since returned to lead Blackstock’s data and research section.

With his strong data background, Alex pulls together data-driven reports and stories which tap into trends in the property sector and slot into the news agenda easily.

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Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

Since joining Blackstock as an executive, Tom has quickly risen through the ranks to become a company director. With a background in polling and at an influential think-tank, Tom uses his in-depth knowledge of the political landscape to our clients’ advantage.

From leading lobbying campaigns on tourism VAT and rental housing to writing reports on planning policy, Tom works across the business to support our clients’ needs and, above all, secure the right results.

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Blackstock has proven to be adept at both research and media, connecting Colliers with high class publications and broadcast opportunities such as the FT and BBC Radio 4 and working across all areas of our business. I can't rate them highly enough and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

Richard Crook Head of Marketing, Communications and Business Development, EMEA at Colliers-International

Our Board

Featuring leading figures from across a number of industries, Blackstock’s board not only supports the growth of the business, but also is able to lend their expertise and networks to the benefit of our clients.

Liz Peace

Liz Peace

Liz is the former chief executive of the British Property Federation and current head of the Government Property Unit. As a result, she has unparalleled insight into the world of UK real estate and a large network across business and politics.

Jane Hollinshead

Jane Hollinshead

Jane is a previous head of real estate at Addleshaw Goddard. Since then, she runs her own consultancy that advises British Land, among others. Jane has both a deep understanding of property and also the relationship between clients and consultants.

Rhys Jones

Phil Tily

Phil spent 24 years at IPD running its UK and Ireland business and advising leading fund managers and REITs. He’s now head of performance analytics at Altus Group. He remains one of the real estate sector’s leading experts in investment, performance and risk analysis.

Tricia Topping

Tricia Topping set up and sold the successful PR agency TTA Group to Bell Pottinger. After that, she began advising luxury brands. She specialises in comms strategies, working across fashion, jewellery and real estate.