Avison Young promotes industrial agent to director
The adviser has promoted Ruth Leighton, who has been with the company for nearly 20 years, to director.
Leighton joined the firm, then known as GVA Grimley, in 2001 as part of the industrial and logistics team. She was promoted to associate director in 2019.
She has been involved with a number of successful industrial lettings in recent months including the final 16,000 sq ft to Benchmark Building Supplies at IO’s Bredbury 25 and a 23,000 sq ft unit to Bornmore Metals at Broadfield Business Park in Heywood.
Chris Cheap, principal and managing director of the Manchester office, said: “Ruth is a first class professional and is totally dedicated to providing her clients with the best possible advice and it is because of this that we are truly delighted to be promoting her to director. She is a vital part of our Manchester team and we look forward to seeing her continue to flourish at Avison Young.”