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CKD Galbraith Announces Key Commercial Property Expansion

The firm is to provide a UK-wide specialist investment agency brokerage service led by two highly experienced practitioners in the commercial sector.

CKD Galbraith today announced a significant expansion of its commercial property division.

Jamie Thain and Will Sandwell who worked together for more than 10 years at GVA and James Barr, join CKD Galbraith as partner and associate respectively.

Pam Over, chief executive of CKD Galbraith, said:

The appointment of Jamie and Will is a very exciting development for our firm. We have been seeking the right team to lead a brokerage service and we're delighted to have secured two very experienced and highly regarded people.

Working from CKD Galbraith's Edinburgh office, Jamie and Will intend to build the investment offering to clients across the UK. They will be supported by, and feed into the wider commercial management, asset management and valuation business.

Jamie said:

We are delighted to be joining CKD Galbraith and look forward to assisting with the expansion of the firm's commercial division. This is a great opportunity to add additional investment capability to the already very successful commercial team within an  expanding business.

Will added:

We are excited about advising a broad range of investors and maintaining a 100% client led approach to investment agency at CKD Galbraith. We have a strong track record as multi-sector advisors and will continue to exploit avenues for clients within a market which offers exceptional opportunities for commercial property investors.

CKD Galbraith's commercial division is led by Richard Higgins following the recent appointment of Pam Over as chief executive.

The commercial division of the firm manages in excess of 450 million of property across the UK with a 6.5 million rent roll as well as providing asset management, investment, valuation, facilities management, sales, lettings and acquisition services.