Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has appointed Charles Howard as Head of Office Leasing for the London estate, which comprises 300 acres of Mayfair and Belgravia. Working within the London estate leasing team, Charles will lead the delivery of the office leasing function and advise on office asset, investment and development opportunities on the London estate.
Charles has a wealth of expertise in the Central London office market, with over 10 years' experience in the West End office leasing environment. He joins Grosvenor from BNP Paribas, where he was a Director in their central London office agency, and spent nearly ten years at Strutt & Parker.
Louisa Woodbridge, Director, London estate leasing at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, said: “I’m delighted that Charles is joining the team. Grosvenor is committed to creating great places, with a mix of uses, and our 170,000 sq ft office development pipeline is a significant part of this. Charles’ expertise in the West End office sector will help ensure that these schemes are let to a variety of tenants that contribute to the wider London estate community.”
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland’s London estate office development pipeline includes 69 Grosvenor Street, a period townhouse, redefined for contemporary office use; 20 Grosvenor Street, which has been pre-let to KPMG; and 65 Davies Street, the over-site development at Crossrail’s Bond Street station.
Charles will report to Louisa Woodbridge, Director, London estate leasing, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland.
For more information contact:
Naomi Curtis/Sorrel Basher, Press Office
020 7312 6479/6101
Notes to Editors
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland aims to create value through our skills in placemaking anddesign, repositioning locations in ways that change customer perceptions and deliver results for our stakeholders. The core portfolio comprises 300 acres of Mayfair and Belgravia in London, which first came into the Grosvenor family in 1677. Ownership and active management of its London estate remains at the heart of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland’s strategy. Investment assets comprise the largest part of its portfolio. Grosvenor Britain & Ireland also undertakes development across London, and in selected city centres around the UK. As at 31 December 2012, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland had assets under management of £4.8bn.