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INREV has announced its chief executive, Matthias Thomas will be leaving the trade association by September this year to join a real estate management company in Berlin.
All the latest moves, appointments and promotions from across the property sector.
Luke Mackenzie has been appointed principal at Avison Young, where he will focus on real estate investment and acquisitions.
UK & European Investments has appointed Sebastian Meredith as portfolio manager on its London team.
Shared ownership specialist Heylo has been granted registered provider status and appointed former housing minister Nick Raynsford as its chair.
Mitiska REIM has announced four new hires following the successful final closing of its First Retail International 2 Fund (FRI 2) at €223m.
Fidelity International has appointed Ewan Montgomery to the role of portfolio manager for real estate, in which he will be responsible for UK wide investment and asset management.
Metropolis has received many unusual press releases over the years - from one suggesting people redesign their rooms as Fifty Shades-style sex dungeons to another inviting us to the opening of a bus station - but no press agency has made a bizarre pitch quite as insistently as the folks at Simple Stars.
AshbyCapital has promoted Charles Etienne-Lawrence to investment director and Lucy Arthur to head of asset marketing
In the first Mipim since the Brexit vote, it’s fair to say the entertainment wasn’t quite as extravagant as during Mipims past. But that doesn’t mean the partying had stopped completely - for fans of ’80s pop and ’90s sporting legends, at least.
CBRE has announced the appointment of proptech expert Alex Bailes as head of product engineering.
Logistics investor Valor has appointed Matthew Phillips and Henry Kinnersley as its new vice president and analyst respectively.
Andrew Percival has every right to feel nervous. It is his first major interview since being appointed managing director of UPP Projects last July and he now leads a company that has been responsible for the development of a portfolio of 36,500 student accommodation rooms, not to mention a further £1bn of projects in the development pipeline.
In 1979, Eamonn Boylan came to Manchester to study English and American literature. And but for a brief sojourn across the Pennines, Cumbria-born Boylan has stayed in the city that has become his spiritual home ever since.
The word ‘disruptor’ characterised the whole playing career of former England rugby international back row Tim Rodber.
Irvine Sellar talked to Property Week in 2012 about his epic battle to create a global landmark for London.
Ian Worboys is indulging in a bit of well-deserved dolphin spotting. The chief executive of P3 Logistic Parks is speaking to Property Week from a boat off the coast of the Maldives, days after his company was acquired by GIC from TPG and Ivanhoé Cambridge in one of the biggest real estate deals of 2016.
It isn’t often that a chief executive of seven years’ standing - and one, moreover, who has worked for their company for 25 years - decides to jack it in and start again. But that is exactly what Howard Phillips did four-and-a-half years ago when he quit retirement living housebuilder McCarthy & Stone to set up a rival.
In 2013, Killian Hurley, co-founder and chief executive of London developer Mount Anvil, stated that his ambition was to build an average of 500 homes a year. Any more than that and he would worry about losing control.
Rob Shepherd may not look as though he deals daily with the likes of Mad Max, but ‘road warriors’ are precisely the demographic the development director for Europe at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) says it caters for at its Holiday Inn chain - with a good deal of success, it seems.
It is fair to say the redevelopment of Earls Court has encountered its fair share of challenges over its decade-long gestation, from concerns over the number of foreign investors buying London’s newest housing stocks to Deutsche Bank issuing a special note last year warning that it would be affected particularly badly by the Brexit vote.