JLL appoints Andrew Shiells to lead Scottish investment arm

Property consultancy JLL has appointed a new director to its Scottish investment team.

Andrew Shiells will join JLL as director within its capital markets team following five years with Lambert Smith Hampton.

Based in JLL’s Edinburgh office, Andrew will advise clients on the acquisition and disposal of commercial property and investment opportunities throughout Scotland.

Shiells brings over fifteen years of investment experience working with a broad range of national and international clients. Recent deals he has advised on include the acquisition of 14-17 Atholl Crescent in Edinburgh for £10 million, 44-48 Argyle Street in Glasgow for £25m and the UGC Cinema Complex in Glasgow for £22m.

He has previously held senior positions with Knight Frank and DTZ and has advised for clients including Aberdeen Standard Investments, BlackRock and Aviva throughout his career.

Andrew said: “I’m delighted to be joining JLL in Edinburgh, and look forward to working closely with new clients on some of the highest-profile investment opportunities in Scotland. I look forward to deploying my experience working across Scotland and abroad in order to help our clients achieve their ambitions.”

Alasdair Humphery, lead director for JLL in Scotland, added: “Andrew’s appointment is an important one for our business in Scotland. He brings with him solid experience working across national and international markets and will allow us to continue representing clients involved in Scotland largest investment deals.

“This appointment is the first of a series which further strengthens our market-leading investment team which we plan to grow in 2020.”

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