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Richard Garside CBRE

Double senior hire to boost CBRE London capital markets

21 February 2017

CBRE has poached City investment agents Richard Garside and James Hiatt from BNP Paribas Real Estate as part of the expansion of its London capital markets team.

Andy King Waterman Group

New northern director strengthens Waterman

20 February 2017

Waterman Property Group has appointed Andy King as the new director of its structures business in the North of England.


Appear Here hires C&W director

17 February 2017

Appear Here has hired a Cushman & Wakefield retail director to head up its new global special projects team.

Tara Homayounbod

People Moves: Farebrother, Knight Property Group, Savills and more

15 February 2017

All the latest moves, appointments and promotions from across the property sector.

Brenda Jones

Women in Property names Jones national chairman

15 February 2017

The Association of Women in Property has announced the appointment of Brenda Jones as its national chairman for 2017-18. Jones will take on the role for one year from 1 March.


At last, confirmation that sheds really can be sexy

15 February 2017

“Warehouses are our passion,” proclaims the website of European logistics outfit P3 Logistic Parks. And sure enough, the firm openly showed its lurve on Valentine’s Day.

St Johns Way

Share the love and the home

15 February 2017

Third wheels and spare parts may rejoice as apparently shared ownership was all the rage this Valentine’s Day.

Neil Barber Cain Hoy

Cain Hoy appoints Barber to lease up £500m Islington Square development

14 February 2017

Cain Hoy has appointed Neil Barber, former BlackRock vice president, as leasing director taking charge of retail leasing at Islington Square, the firm’s £500m development in North London.

Mark Baldwin GVA

New associate for GVA offices team

14 February 2017

GVA has appointed Mark Baldwin as an associate in its North West offices team based in Manchester.

John Kenny, COO, Grainger

Grainger appoints new COO

13 February 2017

Grainger has appointed John Kenny as chief operating officer (COO).

Alex Greaves Marsh Parsons

Marsh & Parsons poach CBRE duo to grow resi team

13 February 2017

Marsh & Parsons has expanded its residential development & investment team with the appointments of Rory Cramer and Alex Greaves as directors.

Earls Court High Street

GLA appoints new planning assistant director

13 February 2017

The Greater London Authority has appointed Juliemma McLoughlin as its new assistant director of planning.

Big Interviews

Ian Worboys

The battle of Britain: Ian Worboys interview

15 February 2017

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.

Howard Phillips

Flying high: Howard Phillips interview

9 February 2017

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.

Killian Hurley

At the peak of his powers: Killian Hurley interview

3 February 2017

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

Shepherd's watch: Rob Shepherd interview

27 January 2017

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.

Gary Yardley

Court in the spotlight: Gary Yardley interview

20 January 2017

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.

Matthew Crichton-Brown and Mark Allnutt

American apparel: Greystar interview

12 January 2017

To some, it is the private rented sector (PRS). To others, it’s the professional rented or build-to-rent sector. With the arrival of US giant Greystar in the market, another moniker is rapidly gaining traction: multi-family housing.

Gerry Hughes GVA lead

GVA’s new ringmaster: Gerry Hughes interview

30 November 2016

When Swedish private equity firm EQT announced in October that it was renaming Bilfinger GVA’s parent company Apleona, the new name for Bilfinger GVA itself was conspicuous by its absence.

Inteview Mark Granger Carter Jonas

Granger in a foreign land: Mark Granger big interview

18 November 2016

Under Mark Granger’s leadership, Carter Jonas has evolved from being a largely rural agency to encompassing residential, commercial and industrial - now the plan is to expand into Europe.

Left to right: Steven Underwood, Neil Dickinson, Jeremy Greenland and Jonathan Harris

Power play: Peel Logistics interview

15 November 2016

In September 2016, Peel Logistics Property - a joint venture formed by the Peel Group and Macquarie Capital in 2015 - announced that it had joined forces with logistics developer Evander Properties to create a specialist UK industrial property development and management platform.

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