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News - 05/10/2015

New head of Scotland appointed

Lambert Smith Hampton has appointed Craig Maguire as head of its Scotland operations, overseeing its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices.

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In line with its strategic growth plans, Lambert Smith Hampton plans to double its size in Scotland by expanding existing service lines and introducing new offerings.

Craig has over 20 years of commercial property experience, having worked in agency, development and capital markets in Scotland, Poland and Central and Eastern Europe.

Craig joins from DTZ, where he was a Senior Director in the capital markets team in Warsaw.  Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Point Park Properties – a Merrill Lynch-Arcapita fund - where he led the acquisition, development, funding and leasing of over 1.5m sq ft of industrial and logistics space.

Mike Thatcher, National Operations Director at Lambert Smith Hampton, said: “Craig is the ideal person to spearhead the expansion plans for our Scottish operations.  He is a proven leader with a broad range of commercial property experience and a track record of successfully growing businesses.  We have considerable confidence about Scotland’s prospects and have set ourselves some challenging targets; Craig’s appointment demonstrates that we’re serious about our expansion at a time when there are many exciting new opportunities in Scotland.”

Craig added: “We see significant potential in growing our offer to clients in Scotland and we will invest to realise these opportunities.  Lambert Smith Hampton is one of the most dynamic commercial property businesses and I’m excited to be part of such a talented and forward-thinking team.”


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