innovative commercial property entrepreneur

Chris Musgrave has almost 40 years of experience within the world of business and is regarded by many as a ‘specialist’ in the acquisition, regeneration and disposal of commercial, residential and land property.
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Headed by Chris Musgrave OBE, J C Musgrave Capital is one of the UK’s most experienced and dynamic commercial property companies.

Masterminding the transformation and large scale regeneration of Wynyard Park (Stockton-on-Tees), Discovery Park (Kent) and countless other development projects, Chris’s extensive knowledge of complex acquisitions, development masterplanning and joint ventures make J C Musgrave Capital one of the most sought-after commercial partners in the country.

Wynyard Park, Tees Valley

In 2005, Chris acquired the former Samsung Electronics site, located at Wynyard on the outskirts of Stockton on Tees, which comprised 325,000 sq. ft of vacant office and warehouse space.

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Discovery Park, Kent

Chris and Trevor oversaw the major redevelopment of Discovery Park in Kent, in a joint venture with Palmer Capital plc. The site was acquired with vacant possession in 2012 from Pfizer, who opted to reduce production and sell the facility. While retaining a presence of site staff numbers were scaled back from 8,000 to 600.

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Flaxby Park, Harrogate

Flaxby Park is a 400 acre former golf course set in a picturesque location on the outskirts of Harrogate, near to the A1 motorway.

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Teesside International Airport

Teesside International Airport is located on the border of Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington.

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Teesworks is a 2,600 acre industrial site, located on the South Bank of the River Tees. It is the third largest River Port within the UK.

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From humble beginnings as a market trader alongside his father, Hartlepool-born Chris developed an eye for untapped commercial opportunities at a young age. After building up a network of fruit and veg shops in his home town with his family, Chris set up his first company JCM Group in 1990 by sourcing and selling second-hand shop racking to groceries and supermarkets for a profit.

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Chris Musgrave awarded OBE

Chris Musgrave has been honoured with an OBE. The Hartlepool-born entrepreneur was recognised by Her Majesty The Queen in the 2019 honours list for services to business and the community.

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Manston Airport Sale

Terms have been agreed for the sale of the former Manston Airport site in Kent to RiverOak Strategic Partners (RSP).

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