Ed Crockett recruited to Savills Edinburgh office as director
Ed Crockett has joined Savills as a director in the operational capital markets (OCM) division to operate within Scotland’s real estate sector.
Based predominantly in the firm’s Edinburgh office, Crockett will also spend time in Savills Head office in London working across all OCM sectors. This includes Multifamily, Single Family, Student Accommodation, Co-Living, Senior Living and Healthcare. Crockett will work closely with Savills multi-discipline teams, including residential investment, development and planning, to support clients in their aspirations in the OCM sectors in Scotland.
Crockett joins from abrdn, where he was head of UK residential investment and was responsible for the creation of the firm’s UK residential business, in addition to supporting the growth of their European residential platform. He has vast experience managing UK funds’ strategies in both the commercial and residential marketplaces. With over twenty years’ experience, his expertise will be an asset to further strengthening OCM’s residential team.
Ben Brough, head of development, Savills Scotland, said: “With the anticipated growth in the Scottish Build to Rent (BtR) sector we are delighted to have Ed join us, his first-hand experience brings an unrivalled expertise our clients can benefit from.”
Andrew Brentnall, head of UK residential investment & development, Savills OCM, added: “Ed has a wealth of expertise in UK Residential Investment and we are thrilled to welcome him to our team. His experience and drive will be a huge asset for us, and for our clients.”
Edward Crockett said: “I am delighted to be joining the market-leading OCM division at Savills. Working alongside an established team, I am excited to help continue to grow our offering in all of the OCM sectors across Scotland. I look forward to a new opportunity to drive increased investment into the sector.”