CBRE snaps up Glasgow agent from Cushman & Wakefield
Real estate advisor CBRE has made a key appointment in its Glasgow Advisory and Transaction Services team.
Martin Speirs has joined the firm as an associate director and will be based in the Glasgow office. Martin joins from Cushman & Wakefield, where he spent the last seven years working within the Business Space Agency team.
Most recently, he advised Castleforge Partners on several transactions at the Garment Factory located in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Other notable transactions included acquisitions on behalf of Cigna, Peninsula Business Services, Lloyds Register, Ceridian and most recently Isio Group. Martin’s other key clients included Ardstone, AEW, BMO Real Estate Partners and Legal and General IM.
In his new role with CBRE, Martin will join the Advisory and Transaction Services team in Glasgow, working with clients in the office sector undertaking development, agency, occupier consultancy and tenant representation.
Commenting, Martin said: “I enjoyed my time at Cushman & Wakefield but I’m thrilled to be joining CBRE, it represents an exciting new challenge for me. I am looking forward to working with new people and seeing how the office world continues to re-emerge from the pandemic. The role is a fantastic opportunity for me to not only further develop my skills and my career, but also to expand my knowledge and experience within a globally renowned business.”
Andy Cunningham, senior director in the Glasgow Advisory and Transaction Services team, added: “It is always exciting to welcome new talent to CBRE who can add value to our clients. Martin is a highly respected agent in the Glasgow property market who we know extremely well from working alongside on joint instructions, while his experience working with significant investor clients on complex projects also enhances the team. We are really pleased we’ve been able to bring Martin on board.”