Irvine Sellar is the founder chairman of the Sellar Property Group in the United Kingdom. He is considered one of the most colorful personalities in the property industry in the UK. Irvine had a long, varied and quite a successful career which spans from being a market trader at the beginning, to founder of the second largest fashion retailer in the UK and most recently a leading property developer in the country. Irvine is responsible for developing the tallest building in Europe with his latest project named “Shard of Glass” in London. This article provides important facts about the illustrious business career of Irvine Sellar.
Irvine has more than 40-years of business experience. See http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/construction-property/article4369281.ece . He is the founder of Mates, a fashion designing company in the UK, which he sold to a South African company in 1981. Mates was founded during the early 70s, which became extremely popular for introducing the concept of housing men’s and women’s clothes under one roof. Until that time, no fashion retailer sold men’s and women’s fashion under the same roof in the United Kingdom. But Irvine was able to introduce this new concept to UK during the early 1970s. In fact, there is hardly any person in the UK who had not worn something produced in Irvine’s company.
Irvine entered the property industry during the early part of 1980. When he turned his attention to property in 1981, he had more than 90 shops across the United Kingdom. His instinctive Can-Do attitude to life and business is what has made him such a successful person in business. Irvine together with his son James has a fortune of £210 million according to Sunday Times Rich List. Sellar Property alone has a portfolio of £800 million worth of completed buildings in the country. This article provides important facts about Irvine Sellar.