is pleased to announce that we have recruited Jonathan Mills
as Head of Investment
in the North West. Based in our Manchester Office
, he will concentrate on both buy and sell-side, advising funds institutions and developers; whilst working with colleagues in our National Investment team.
Jonathan joins us from JLL
where has spent the last 13 years leading the Manchester Office specialising in capital markets; and most recently as a Senior Director in its West End Investment Team. He has an impressive track record in the North West most notably for his involvement in M&G’s £320 million
purchase of RBS’s 450,000 sq ft 1 Hardman Boulevard
and it’s smaller 240,000 sq ft office on Deansgate
in Manchester; advising on the sale of Manchester’s 100,000 sq ft Chancery Place
and Resolution’s acquisition of Great Northern Warehouse for £72 million
; and he was involved in advising the Co-op on the £140 million sale of One Angel Square
. More recently, in Central London, Jonathan advised LaSalle Investment Management on the sale of Ryder Court, St James’s, Whittington Investment on the purchase of 97 New Bond Street, as well as IBRC on the sale of Warner Music’s HQ in Kensington.
As you know we have been systematically strengthening our transactional team in Manchester, bringing in new talent like Nick Nelson
; and market leaders like Mike Hawkins
and Peter Gallagher
. It’s always been our intention to fill the investment role with one of the top performers in the market; so Jonathan joining the team will allow us to do that and help to us to continue to grow and develop in the North West. There is huge potential in the North West as we’ve already seen with our recent deals for Schroder’s at City Tower
and our appointment at Noma
. Jonathan is the ideal candidate to lead our investment business there and successfully advise our clients during this exciting period.