Urban Union appoints new senior quantity surveyor

Regeneration company Urban Union has hired a new senior quantity surveyor, as it continues to launch additional phases at its sites and new developments across Scotland.

Martin Dick joins Urban Union at its head office in Glasgow, having previously worked as senior quantity surveyor for Uddingston-headquartered Emtec Property Services Limited, Interserve Construction, Clark Contracts Limited and Balfour Beatty amongst others.

A graduate of Ayr and Dundee colleges of technology, he has amassed almost 40 years’ experience in construction and property services.

Neil McKay, managing director at Urban Union, said: “Last year Urban Union benefitted from considerably growing the team, and this is something we aim to continue in 2018.

“Martin has an extensive career history in the construction industry and we are confident that his expertise and skillset make him a fantastic addition to the Urban Union team.”

The appointment of a new senior quantity surveyor is the first new hire for Urban Union this year and marks the ninth new hire for the company since the start of 2017. Other new roles include three sales advisors, an assistant quantity surveyor, a customer service manager, a sales and marketing assistant and a business development manager.

Martin Dick, senior quantity surveyor, Urban Union said: “I have been following the work of Urban Union in Scotland for some time now and am delighted to be joining the team.

“I look forward to getting started and using my skills to ensure an even more successful future for the business and for homeowners across Scotland.”

Urban Union – a partnership between Robertson Group and McTaggart Construction – currently has three developments underway in Scotland: Laurieston Living, Glasgow, Pennywell Living, Edinburgh and Muirton Living, Perth.

Planning permission has just been granted for the third phase at Pennywell Living and submitted for Bedford Street at Laurieston Living. A fourth development, Pollokshaws Living has also been secured and submitted for planning.

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