Re-election at Fisher German to more real estate appointments
A real estate consultancy firm has announced the re-election of its managing partner as well as an appointment in Birmingham.
German fisherman confirmed Andrew Bridge’s re-election as a managing partner who will lead the company for a further three-year term from April.
The firm also announced that partner Duncan Bedhall, based in the firm’s Birmingham office, will assume the role of senior partner from October.
Mr Bridge became a Managing Partner in 2019 and went undisputed for a second term.
Mr Bedhall will begin the role of senior partner for three years, succeeding Tim Shuldham who is stepping down after stepping down from the partnership earlier this year.
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He has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry with specializations in industrial and office properties, commercial real estate investment and strategic portfolio advice.
He joined Fisher German in 2016 following the merger of his firm, Jarvie Bedhall, with Halls (Midlands), which later merged with the Fisher German team based in Worcester.
Mr Bedhall said: “Tim has done a fantastic job advancing our Pathway to Partnership program and navigating the partnership and its priorities throughout the pandemic.
“I look forward to continuing his excellent work and representing the partners over the next three years.”
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In other news on property appointments, the Birmingham-based land developer Richborough Estates appointed Richard Lomas as planning director.
He joined Axis PED and held previous positions at The Co-op, Gladman, Turley Associates and CBRE, having worked closely with Richborough Estates for several years on a number of projects.
In his new role, Mr. Lomas will lead the Eastern Division planning strategy which covers the Eastern, Central and South Eastern regions and lead its pipeline of development sites through the planning system to provide land for thousands of new homes.
Planning advice RPS has appointed Faraz Baber COO of its Midlands and South East teams.
In his new role, Mr. Baber will support the growth of the company’s multidisciplinary planning and environmental practice.
He is a dual-qualified land surveyor and town planner and sits on the town planning commissions of the RICS and BPF.
Residential and commercial developer Godwin made a trio of managerial appointments in its Birmingham office.
Nick Harrison has been appointed Director of Planning, Andrew Cox Director of Development (Industrial) and Michael Sutton Associate Director (Construction).
Mr. Harrison has over 20 years of high-profile real estate development experience and is a former director of consulting firms Lambeth Smith Hampton and GVA.
Mr Cox joins Godwin from Black Country London and Cambridge Properties, where he managed a large industrial portfolio, worth £ 144million, in the Midlands and North West.
Mr. Sutton is a licensed building expert by profession with over 28 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, covering technical due diligence, project and construction advice as well as business development and construction. customer relationship management.
Residential property specialist based in Solihull Strategic Terra expanded the team with the appointment of Sienna Barbour as strategic land manager to generate development and development opportunities.
Ms Barbour is from John Alison Land and Research, based in Cirencester, where she worked for four years and served as a Chartered Surveyor, identifying strategic land suitable for residential development.
She is also experienced in development assessments, the marketing of sites, the constitution of consortia of landowners and the negotiation of specifications.
Join Terra’s sister company in Solihull, home builder Hayfield, is Katie Christou as the planning lead to expand her specialized internal planning team.
She comes from David Lock Associates, based in Milton Keynes, where she worked for eight years.
His management experience covers the entire planning process, from site promotion to development implementation.
Birmingham based Principle of property management assigned a full-time position to a science graduate after first working for the company on a temporary contract.
Esme Williams was initially employed by residential management specialists for only a fortnight to replace an apprentice who was off work after a horseback riding accident.
However, she impressed the firm’s leadership and was therefore hired as a full-time Corporate Integration Assistant.
She graduated with a first class master’s degree with honors in chemistry from the University of Birmingham.