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Montagu Evans beefs up in retail with two partner recruits & announces string of senior promotions

Montagu Evans has announced two senior hires from CBRE on the retail side of the business alongside a number of promotions.

Chris Keen joins as a Partner in the retail and leisure team to start a new supermarket sector specialism at the firm. He joins after 15 years at CBRE where he was Senior Director.  Montagu Evans said he is one of the market’s leading supermarket specialists and focuses primarily on advising landlord’s on rent reviews, renewals, lease re-gears, agency and investment.

John Prestwich has joined the firm after four years at CBRE where he was Senior Director and Head of UK Shopping Centre Management.

Prior to that Prestwich was Head of Retail Property Management at Cushman and Wakefield.

Montagu Evans said: "Prestwich’s appointment presents considerable synergies and consolidation of Montagu Evans’ expertise in this sector. The firm already has 4.5m sq ft under management having secured 18 shopping centre mandates in the last 18 months, including most recently The Mall in Camberley on behalf of Surrey Heath Borough Council.

In addition the firm has made a raft of promotions across its offices

Salaried Partner:
Jon Bradburn, Planning, London

Tom Mudd, Professional Services, London

Anne Clarke, HR, London

Alan Fitzpatrick, Planning, Glasgow

Anna Russell-Smith, Planning, London

Polly Mason, Planning, London

David Taylor, Planning, London

Paul Surgeon, Rating, Manchester

Adam O’Neale, Retail, London

Will Seamer, Professional Services, London

Jenny Kay, Professional Services, London

Jo O’Mara, Management, London

Nick Travis, Management, London

Senior Planner: David Mabb, Planning, London

Senior Surveyor: Henry Elwess, Retail, London

Montagu Evans’ Managing Partner, Rob Bower said: “The recruitment of Chris and John brings further significant expertise to the services we are able to offer our retail sector clients. The promotions reflect the outstanding contribution these people have made to our business and our clients’ businesses; I would like to thank them all for their hard work”.

Date: 07/03/2017
Appeared in CoStar


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