DB Symmetry, the specialist industrial logistics developer, has appointed a new Finance Director and two new Development Directors who will be responsible for the continuing expansion of the company’s prime portfolio of assets.
Andy Pinto joins from Urban & Civic plc to provide strategic financial leadership, Jonathan Wallis joins from Miller Developments and Harry Sadleir was recruited from LxB Retail Properties Plc, the AIM listed Real Estate Investment Company specialising in out-of-town retail. Jonathan was responsible for developing over 3 million sq ft of manufacturing and logistics space at Omega in Warrington, as well as HSBCs new retail banking HQ at Arena Central in Birmingham. Harry was employed across projects including the new Sainsbury’s and M&S at Charlton. Both have over 25 years of experience in commercial property and bring significant development expertise to DB Symmetry.
DB Symmetry has an existing portfolio comprising 1,500 acres of strategic land holdings with an expected development value of over £2 billion. Richard Bowen, MD of DB Symmetry commented: “We expect to receive planning consent for over 30 million sq ft of primarily logistics property over the next 4 years. The experience that Harry and Jonathan bring to the team will be crucial in delivering first class product for our occupiers and sourcing new opportunities”.