Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton

Head of Property at Davis Blank Furniss

Richard Hamilton answers this month’s 20 Questions

What time did you wake up this morning?
6am. I have two children who tend to be my alarm call.

What’s your favourite object in your office?
It’s not really an object but I like my view onto Deansgate. You see some sights!

Who is your closest colleague?
My immediate team but also my fellow partners.

Do you have a favourite family heirloom?
I have a painting of the Etihad Stadium which I’m going to pass down to my kids whether they like it or not!

What’s your favourite song of all time?
Don’t Look Back in Anger by Oasis.

What’s your favourite play?
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller.

Who’s your favourite movie star?
Adam Sandler.

What’s your favourite book?
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis.

What book are you reading right now?
The Golden House by Salman Rushdie.

What book do you wish you had written?
Harry Potter (for the royalties!)

What’s the greatest invention of all time?
The aeroplane.

Is there a sport that you wish you could play?
I’d like to be a better swimmer.

Who inspires you in business?
Urban Splash’s Tom Bloxhman. His vision has transformed Manchester.

Dress up, dress down or somewhere in-between?
I’m not a suit person so somewhere in-between.

Where do you go to relax?
Watergate Bay in North Cornwall.

What country have you always wanted to visit?

Besides your phone, what do you always have with you?

What’s the best part about your job?
It’s a bit clichéd but my team.

What’s your favourite post-work tipple?
Kraken Rum and coke.

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?
A cooked breakfast.