Justin McVeigh and Sarah Chicken have joined us development surveyors and Sebastian Patrick has been appointed our new graduate surveyor.
Justin, who will be based at the firm’s Northampton office with Sebastian, comes from Savills in Birmingham, where he spent three years working in its industrial and logistics agency team. Prior to this, he was based at a local practice in Coventry.
Justin has ten years’ extensive experience in the property, industrial and logistics sectors, working across major schemes in the Midlands, including Whitley Business Park, Gravelly Industrial Park and The Hub in Birmingham.
In his new role, he will be responsible for the management of some of our major national schemes including the Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange, assist the firm in identifying new national sites for logistics development and support db symmetry’s existing land portfolio.
Sarah, a qualified chartered surveyor, joins us from Gerald Eve she worked on residential development predominantly focused on financial viability, assessments and valuation. Before Gerald Eve, Sarah was a graduate surveyor at Knight Frank, where she trained for two years, gaining experience in valuations, commercial agency, lease advisory and business rates.
Here, Sarah will be working on the Symmetry Park developments across the North including Middlewich and Wigan, as well as helping to identify and bring new strategic sites forward.
Richard Bowen said: “This is an exciting time to be joining db symmetry. With a land portfolio of 700 acres of logistics space and with a further 2,400 acres being promoted through the planning process for logistics use, it is essential that we have the best talent in place at every level of the organisation to bring forward these major schemes, so that we can continue to deliver our strategic growth ambitions.
“Justin, Sarah and Sebastian are all highly driven and capable individuals and we look forward to having them on board as we head into 2019.”