Cushman & Wakefield hires Richard Evans as UK head of Logistics & Industrial

Richard Evans, Cushman & Wakefield.

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Richard Evans to head up its Logistics & Industrial team in the UK.

Evans, who will start work at Cushman & Wakefield next spring, joins from JLL where he was Lead Director of its UK Logistics Group. He has spent 16 years at JLL advising investor, developer and corporate clients on strategic industrial and logistics transactions, with a focus on major industrial sales and acquisitions and large-scale leasing mandates.

Evans will be responsible for leading Cushman & Wakefield’s 30-strong national Logistics & Industrial team, working with senior figures including Gordon Reynolds, International Partner, and Simon Lloyd, Partner. Reporting to Robert Hall, he will also join the other country logistics & industrial skill line leads in setting the strategy for the EMEA Logistics & Industrial business.

Rob Hall, Chair of EMEA Logistics & Industrial at Cushman & Wakefield, said: “Richard is one of the most respected figures in the UK big box logistics market, working on the biggest schemes and with the biggest clients. His arrival shows how serious we are about building up our UK platform. The sheds market is a big growth area for us, right across our EMEA business, and we will continue to strengthen to ensure we are delivering outstanding service to our investor, developer and corporate clients.”

Cushman & Wakefield’s EMEA Logistics & Industrial sector team works supports occupiers in shaping their real estate portfolios to be fit for purpose in an ever-evolving market, in which M&A, eCommerce and a growth environment ensure that transformation is always on the agenda. The team has dedicated account managers who work with 1,100 specialist brokers worldwide.