UK: James Williamson has joinedGraham + Sibbald as head of their hospitality and leisure team.
Williamson brings to his new role more than 25 years of work in the hospitality industry. He began his career with Forte Hotel Group in the property department before transferring to a consultancy role following the sale of the group.
Based in the London office of Graham + Sibbald, Williamson will work alongside Martin Davis and Hugh Anderson, who were alsowithin the hotel and leisure division.
“I am excited to join Graham + Sibbald to focus, alongside Hugh and Martin, on the continued growth of the firm’s hotel valuation and transactional business across the UK, while also supporting the company’s ambitious growth plans. company in commercial real estate,” Williamson said.
Les McAndrew, Senior Partner at Graham + Sibbald, added: “This is a very exciting time for the business as we continue our expansion in England and while the hotel/leisure market currently faces a number of significant challenges, this appointment demonstrates our commitment. to the sector, with team coverage from Brighton in the south to the Shetland Islands in the north of the UK. We believe there will be some considerable opportunities in the medium to long term that we intend to take full advantage of, the team is growing at a good pace and we anticipate much more to come.”
In addition to its valuation services within the hotel and leisure agency, Graham + Sibbald also provides support and advice in the following areas: building surveying, quantity surveying, project management, project monitoring, planning, architectural services, carbon and sustainability, rating assessments, leasing consultancy, commercial rates, commercial agency, land and development, and a range of asset services.