One of Dublin’s best-known property industry figures, Edmund Douglas joins Colliers International
A leading Chartered Surveyor for over 40 years, Edmund was an original founder of DNG and DNG Commercial, and in recent years headed up the Lambert Smith Hampton property business in Dublin. He advises several profile businesses and clients including Peter Mark Group, Marathon Funds, Edward Holdings and Cosgrave Property Group.
The move by Douglas, sees Colliers International assume the LSH Property Management business. Property Management Directors Elaine Coughlan and Niall Egan have also moved with Ed and join Colliers International as Directors in the greatly enlarged PM business. Nigel Kingston has also joined Colliers a Director of its Commercial Real Estate Team.
Niall Egan has worked in property for over 20 years and Elaine Coughlan for 18 years both holding various roles in sales, valuations and property management, having worked with Lambert Smith Hampton (Formerly DNG Commercial) since the beginning of 2007. Niall and Elaine have vast experience working with several different funds including Marathon, Davy, Alanis, Cosgrave Property Group as well as private clients. Nigel Kingston is a Chartered Surveyor with over 35 years’ experience and actively involved across all sectors, for a range of Private Investment and Corporate Clients including RSA, New Ireland Assurance, BDO, Pure Pharmacy and others.
Announcing Edmund’s appointment, Colliers’ Managing Director, Declan Stone commented; “we’ve been working on this for quite a while. I’m very pleased to welcome such a respected real estate professional as Ed, along with his wider team including Elaine, Nigel and Niall. Colliers is a global real estate services provider, and we’re committed to growing in key markets such as Ireland. Securing Ed and his team is a significant step forward for us, particularly in the Property Management sector, where we now manage a portfolio of close to €1bn for our Clients”
Douglas added “I’m delighted to join Colliers International, one of the worlds most recognised real estate brands. And it will mean an even deeper and broader range of services and capabilities for our Clients”.