Barker Proudlove hires from CBRE

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Tom Prescott has left CBRE after three years leading the Manchester retail agency offer to join Barker Proudlove as director.

Prescott’s role will cover retail across the North of England but he will be based primarily in the Manchester office.

He will work with a variety of clients including NFU Mutual, Waypoint Asset Management, Pret a Manger, Stockport Council and NewRiver Retail.

Prior to CBRE, Prescott held positions at DTZ and Colliers International.

Gary Crompton, director of Barker Proudlove, said: “We are delighted to expand our Manchester team with the addition of Tom.  Tom brings a high level of expertise and wealth of experience across all facets of retail agency matters with an exciting range of clients. Adding Tom will allow us to take further advantage of the buoyant market conditions we are currently seeing in both Manchester and Leeds offices.”

John Odgen, managing director of CBRE’s North West business, said: “Tom has been a valued member of the CBRE team for the last three years and we wish him well in his new role as we continue to grow our North West retail business in response to a flourishing market.”

Barker Proudlove act as letting agents on more than 35 shopping centres, predominantly across the North of England, as well as being retained by many national retail and leisure occupiers on acquisition matters nationwide.

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