New appointment: Leeds expansion with former Colliers director, Paul Scourfield, to lead
We are continuing to expand with the appointment
of former Colliers director Paul Scourfield to head a new Leeds
office, which opens on 16th March 2015.
With over 25 years experience of the property
industry, Paul worked at GVA and DTZ in London before moving to
Colliers in Leeds where he spent 15 years managing and growing the
firm's building consultancy teams across all of its regional
Andy Williams, partner said: "Opening in Leeds forms part of our
wider expansion programme and is a key strategic location for the
business as we approach our 25th year.
"As investors increasingly look to the regions in
search of greater returns than London and the south east, expanding
our geographic reach is vital to meet the demands of our
"We are advising a number of investment funds and
occupiers, with national portfolios including property in Yorkshire
and the North East. Having a presence in Leeds will enable us to
service these clients more effectively through local knowledge and
contacts, and will create opportunities for our business within the
"Paul brings a wealth of experience to the firm
and expertise in several of our core areas, including technical due
diligence, project management, development monitoring, contract
administration and dilapidations. This combined with his leading
reputation, will ensure that we can deliver a seamless service to
our clients and build on our recent successes."
Paul added: "Powell Williams is a leading
independent player with a strong track record for providing clear
and concise advice, so I consider my skills, experience and client
focus are well matched to the firm.
"My aim is to help develop the existing business
and ensure that the firm is the consultant of choice for potential
new clients seeking impartial and independent opinion.
"With an enviable client list and further plans
for growth in the pipeline, it's an exciting time to join Powell
Williams, so I'm looking forward to developing our presence across
the region as well as growing the team over the next 12
Our new Leeds office is based in Park House, Park
Square West in the city centre.