Matthew Stretton has joined Knight Frank’s capital markets team as partner.
He joins from Cushman & Wakefield where he led on deals including the recent acquisition of Amazon’s 330,000 sq ft logistics centre at Logistics North, Bolton by Aviva Investors, and Artmax’s acquisition of The Observatory, Manchester for £20.5m
His arrival is the latest in a series of hires for the Manchester consultancy, based on Marsden Street.
Business rates specialist David Comer has joined the ratings and leasing team under John Scully, while Nick Coffey has been appointed as a senior surveyor, and second year graduate Bradley Norton has joined the industrial team, led by partner Rob Taylor.
Knight Frank’s head of office David Porter said: “It is a real coup to welcome Matt back to Knight Frank – the office where he began his career as a graduate.
“He has a wealth of experience and a portfolio of clients who trust and respect his knowledge and advice.This will be supported by the skills of other Knight Frank teams not just in Manchester but regionally and nationally as we continue to provide considered, informed advice and opportunities to our clients.”