National commercial property advisors Matthews & Goodman has bolstered its Northern Management team with two new senior appointments.
Tim Austin and Chris Hughes join the firm from Lambert Smith Hampton as head of management and senior associate respectively. They join an eight-strong team, based across Matthews & Goodman’s Manchester and Liverpool city centre offices.
Tim has over 15 years’ extensive experience in Property and Asset Management Consultancy, working for a range of clients in the private and public sector. He specialises in lease advisory, agency, rent reviews, and re-gear opportunities.
Chris has over 20 years’ senior management experience, delivering facilities management services to industrial estates, business parks, retail parks, offices and mixed use buildings.
The appointments reflect an increase in management activity over the past 12 months and support the firm’s ambitious plans for 2015; the year which sees Matthews & Goodman celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Tim commented, “Chris and I are delighted to join Matthews & Goodman’s busy Property and Asset Management Team at an important time in its expansion. Covering the whole of the North of England we will be working with a range of clients including local & regional investors as well as London based property companies as they look to invest back in the regions. Our extensive knowledge across a range of clients and sectors means we are able to identify and mobilise quickly on new work, with a view to driving our value and efficiencies.”
He added, "We will develop this area of the business and build on our ability to provide clients with a holistic and comprehensive service offering tailored to their needs.”
Property Management partner Richard Beaumont commented, “We are delighted to welcome Tim and Chris to the firm. Their skills and experience will prove to be invaluable at this crucial time for Matthews & Goodman, as we enter a phase of growth.”