Montagu Evans hires two from CBRE
Published: 07 March, 2017
John Prestwich and Chris Keen join growing retail and leisure team
Montagu Evans has made two senior hires on the retail side of the business. John Prestwich has joined the firm after four years at CBRE where he was senior director and head of UK shopping centre management. Prior to that he was Head of retail property management at Cushman & Wakefield.
Chris Keen joins as a partner in the retail & leisure team to start a new supermarket sector specialism at Montau Evans. He spent 15 years at CBRE where he was senior director. He is one of the market’s leading supermarket specialists and focuses primarily on advising landlord’s on rent reviews, renewals, lease re-gears, agency and investment.
Montagu Evans now has 4.5m sq ft under management having secured 18 shopping centre mandates in the last 18 months, including most recently The Mall in Camberley on behalf of Surrey Heath Borough Council.
At the same time as the new appointments, Montagu Evans has made 18 promotions across various disciplines.
MONTAGU EVANS’ managing partner, Rob Bower said: “The recruitment of Chris and John brings further significant expertise to the services we are able to offer our retail sector clients. The promotions reflect the outstanding contribution these people have made to our business and our clients’ businesses; I would like to thank them all for their hard work.”