Legal & General Property is to outsource its property management and has appointed King Sturge to run its property management work.

King Sturge has been instructed to manage a portfolio with a rent roll of more than £300m.

King Sturge will be property manager for four client portfolios comprising more than 100 multi-let industrial estates across the UK.

As part of the deal 30 London based staff will transfer to King Sturge with a further 30 site based staff to transfer in the summer.