Capital markets, planning, shopping centre management and office agency are looking to future growth at Jones Lang LaSalle’s Birmingham offices, following nine key promotions.
Ben Kelly’s position is affirmed as a pivotal member of the capital markets team, promoted to local director after 8 years at Jones Lang LaSalle, most recently gaining the investment sale at One Snowhill and working on other notable deals within the company including the sale of Centre City to Birmingham Bruntwood at just under £20 million and a sale of 700,000 sq ft distribution unit, on behalf of Evans of Leeds. It was let to Tesco and sold for circa £46.million.
Oliver Forster also gains recognition for his contribution and has been made associate director.
Elle Cass, whose planning and development team has enjoyed a record year, has been made national director, supported by Nigel Simkin who becomes associate director and brings a wealth of public sector knowledge to the team. Elle specialises in the residential and leisure sectors and has a national remit for the latter, working for the likes of Darwin Properties, PGL and Aggregate Industries.
Shopping centre management, which handles high profile centres across the Midlands including Mailbox for Brockton and Capital and Highcross, Leicester for Hammerson, has gained from ChrisTaylor being promoted to local director and Olivia Lee becoming associate director. Kelvin Craddock from Office Agency has been promoted to associate director for office agency and Seonaid Brown and Kelly Williams have been made senior surveyors in Project & Development Services and Corporate Solutions.
Ian Cornock , head of the Birmingham offices of Jones Lang LaSalle said: “We have a strong team going forward, which is evident from the quality of work and range of clients we are attracting. The promotions recognise the hard work and significant contribution each of these individuals have made and our desire to grow and support them in their roles working across the Midlands region offering best advice to our clients. “