Our History


Beach Baker launches as a specialist Property and Town Planning recruitment firm in Bristol, by co-founder Rupert Stuart-Baker.

Within the first few months Beach Baker won a retained search mandate with St Modwen for a Development Manager and Planning Manager and made Beach Baker's very first placement with Lambert Smith Hampton in Bristol!


Increased revenue by 77%.

Retained by a privately owned rural estate to secure a Rural Estates Director based in Gloucestershire.

Secured a Town Planning Director in Bristol for Savills to start their new town planning department.

Other successful campaign includes St Modwen, JLL, DTZ, Barton Willmore and Carter Jonas.


Expanded to service our clients in Leeds, Manchester and Northern England.

Fee revenue increases 78%


London service launched to partner with our dynamic clients in London & the South East.

Bristol office establishes the Building Surveying, Project Management and Quantity Surveying division, fee revenue grows 46%.


Fee revenue jumps by 81% compared to 2011.

Started sponsoring the Bristol Property Agent's Association charity boules tournament as the main sponsor with over 150 people attending. 

Retained to secure a Property Director for a regional Property & Development Company with a final salary of £138,000.


Client base expands with a number of Global Real Estate and Town Planning consultancies signing preferred supplier agreements with Beach Baker. Fee revenue expands by 30% compared with 2012.



Fee revenue grew by 67% in one of the biggest jumps in headcount and business expansion.

Retained by BNP Paribas Real Estate to secure a Capital Markets Director in Bristol.

Placed £96,000 Project Management Director with a client-side leisure operator.


The new Queen Square office opens in Bristol. Fee revenue grows another 10%.

The team raised £675 for The Children's Trust through competing in the JLL Property Triathlon.

Retained by a prestigious London developer to secure a Property Director with a £275,000 package.


Over £2,000 raised for Great Western & London Air Ambulance.

Highlights include being retained by a global institutional property company to recruit a Development Director with salary of £167,500. 



Growth of Birmingham and Midlands service to clients. 

Beach Baker wins the Bristol Property paddle boarding SUP champions!



January 2020, Rupert Stuart-Baker becomes Managing Director.

New office opens to provide collaborative working environment with an on-site gym, outdoor roof terraces and excellent meeting and networking spaces. 



Core values and business objectives updated.

 Beach Baker become the Bristol Property Agent's Association Boules Plate Champions!

Accepted into The Association Of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).



Expansion of Retained search and digital marketing services. 

Awarded APSCo Gold Certification for recruitment standards.