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News - 03/05/2022

LSH appoints new north-west head of building consultancy

Mathew Benton to lead firm’s continued growth drive in the region.

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Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed a new head of building consultancy for the north-west. Mathew Benton joins from Pick Everard and will be based in the Manchester office.

An experienced building surveyor with a demonstrated history in the construction industry Mathew is skilled in the delivery of capital projects, real estate appraisal and development, feasibility studies, working with tenants, and surveying and advising upon large property portfolios. He has previously held roles at JLL, Deloitte Real Estate and Drivers Jonas.

With a team of over 20, LSH’s building consultancy in the north-west has experienced significant growth in the past 12 months and is instructed on both national and regional projects for clients including DNATA, HCA and Plusnet.

Christiaan Flatley, head of LSH’s Manchester office, said:

“With strong demand from both investors and occupiers, building consultancy is a key growth area right now. The addition of someone of Mathew’s calibre will be a valuable resource to our clients as they continue to adapt to the challenges of enhancing their assets’ value and rising to sustainability challenges.”

Mathew Benton added:

“It is exciting to be joining a business in growth mode and I look forward to making a positive contribution to this already successful team. With a number of high-profile projects already underway in the region, I aim to build on our existing client relationships and continue to provide a best-in-class service.”

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