By Candice Krieger, May 22, 2008
Confidence in the property market is at its lowest in more than 30 years, and experts warn that the situation will get worse. But David Coffer, a veteran player in leisure property, is up for the challenge.
With a career spanning more than four decades, Mr Coffer — known in the industry as “Mr Leisure” — is the chairman of Coffer Corporate Leisure, where he has handled over £1bn worth of transactions. He is the former chairman of Earls Court and Olympia, in which he still owns a 10 per cent stake.