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Geeta Nanda

Nanda to head up Metropolitan Housing Association

24 May 2017

Geeta Nanda has been appointed as the new chief executive of Metropolitan Housing Association, and will be departing Thames Valley Housing (TVH) in September 2017.

LSH Guy Jackson and Andy Gibbs

People Moves: Scarborough International, Quadrant Estates, Travers Smith and more

24 May 2017

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

Gordon Isgrove GVA

New Bristol RSD for GVA

24 May 2017

GVA has announced it has appointed Gordon Isgrove as new regional senior director in its Bristol office.

Larry Brennan Savills

Savills promotes Brennan to head up European retail

23 May 2017

International real estate advisor Savills has promoted Larry Brennan to head of European retail agency.

Subbash Thammanna Henderson Park

New FD for Henderson Park

23 May 2017

Henderson Park has appointed Subbash Thammanna as its new finance director, responsible for the business’ financial and tax matters.

Crispijn Stulp AXA IM

AXA IM appoints new Netherlands head of asset management

23 May 2017

AXA IM-Real Assets has appointed Crispijn Stulp as its new head of asset management & transactions for the Netherlands market.

Simon Goodrick

Malcolm Hollis makes 31 promotions and appoints two new partners

23 May 2017

Malcolm Hollis has made 31 promotions this month, including two new partners that joined the firm at graduate level.

Mark Mogull

Marc Mogull appointed chairman and CIO at Benson Elliot

22 May 2017

Marc Mogull will transition from his current role of managing partner to executive chairman and chief investment officer at Benson Elliot.

Charles Haresnape

Gatehouse Bank appoints Haresnape as chief executive

22 May 2017

Gatehouse Bank has announced the appointment of Charles Haresnape as chief executive officer.

Darren Hughes Scanlan Hill

Gray Scanlan Hill appoints new director

22 May 2017

Manchester based independent building surveying practice Gray Scanlan Hill has appointed Darren Hughes as director.

Ben Roberts Riddelltps

Roberts joins Riddelltps as consultant director

22 May 2017

Investment and asset management firm Riddelltps has recruited Ben Roberts as its new consultant director of investment.

Clarence Dixon CBRE

CBRE hosts sector-first multi-cultural networking event

22 May 2017

CBRE has hosted a first of its kind property sector mutli-cultural networking event.

Big Interviews

Paul Crosbie

Speculate to accumulate: Paul Crosbie interview

23 May 2017

Finding suitable investment opportunities in the industrial sector isn’t easy at the moment, according to M&G’s head of logistics and industrial, Paul Crosbie.

John Burbage

London’s called: John Burbage interview

21 May 2017

Burbage Realty has been one of the best-performing industrial agencies through good times and bad. Now it is on a growth push, looking to capitalise on the strong market fundamentals in the industrial and logistics sector.

James Silver

Silver bullet: James Silver interview

12 May 2017

It is rare for the development director of a property company to admit to “over-speccing” offices, but Landid’s James Silver does just that when we meet at the developer’s HQ off Carnaby Street to discuss its joint venture with Brockton Capital in the Thames Valley.

Jean-Marc Vandevivere

Platform_ soul: Jean-Marc Vandevivere interview

5 May 2017

Jean-Marc Vandevivere looks down on his former employer. His stance is literal rather than attitudinal. From Platform_’s boardroom, he has a view out over the offices of British Land, where until the end of last year he was head of residential.

Craig McWilliam

The man with a 20-year plan: Craig McWilliam interview

27 April 2017

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland’s chief executive Craig McWilliam is looking to inject some hustle and bustle into genteel Mayfair and Belgravia. In his first interview since taking the role, he explains how.

David Lloyd and Martin Helme

All under one roof: David Lloyd and Martin Helme interview

26 April 2017

A new venture from health club pioneer David Lloyd and Martin Helme of Holmes Investment Properties looks to shake up the leisure market with family-focused multi-activity centres.

Cal Lee

Space man: Cal Lee interview

20 April 2017

Workthere has all the usual attributes associated with a proptech company - a cool-looking website, hip young staff and a funky name that would not sound out of place in Silicon Valley. But Workthere is not your average VC-investor-backed start-up. It is the brainchild of Savills.

Eyal Weizman

Conflict interest: Eyal Weizman interview

12 April 2017

If you constructed a Venn diagram representing architecture, investigative journalism, acoustic engineering, human rights law and psychology, you would find a tiny area of intersection in the middle.

Kevin Nowlan

Bring on Brexit: Kevin Nowlan interview

4 April 2017

Whatever opportunities the UK’s exit from the EU throws up for the Dublin office market, Hibernia chief executive Kevin Nowlan plans to capitalise.

More property interviews

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Let us create buildings that make people feel better

24 May 2017

With even the famously stiff-upper-lipped Royal Family opening up about their mental health, it seems the stigma surrounding the topic is finally beginning to fade away, so it was heartening to see the property industry come out so strongly recently for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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