Fitzpatrick bolsters Johnson Fellows’ drive for growth

Mark Fitzpatrick, Johnson Fellows

Chartered surveyors Johnson Fellows has appointed one of the Midlands’ best-known industrial property agents to lead its ambitious drive for business growth.

As commercial agency partner, based in the Birmingham office, Mark Fitzpatrick will be working in the agency team, specialising in the key industrial and warehouse sector, and property development.

He has over 30 years’ experience across the East and West Midlands and has provided advice for a wide variety of clients, investors, developers and occupiers.

Mark said: “These are exciting times at Johnson Fellows as we adapt to the challenges of new commercial property market forces. I have joined an excellent team of highly experienced colleagues and we will be working together to make the most of opportunities to drive the business forward.

“There has been a blip due to the pandemic but clients are still keen to do business and, particularly in the industrial and warehouse market, uptake is still very, very healthy.”

Mark has previously worked for CBRE and Avison Young. He joins Johnson Fellows from Sutton Coldfield-based Burley Browne where he was a director.

He has worked on both disposals and acquisitions across the Midlands for clients such as Hortons’ Estate, Trebor Developments, Prologis, ABB, and Birmingham Specialities, as well as Staffordshire County Council and Birmingham City Council.

Expert witness work has been delivered for Dudley Council, and he has worked alongside clients in bringing forward new developments of schemes.The long-term member of the Industrial Agents Society (IAS) is a current West Midlands committee member and former chairman of the West Midlands branch, with over 25 years of committee membership under his belt.