Prologis underwrites commitment to Midlands’ market with new hire

James Hemstock

Prologis, the UK’s leading developer of industrial logistics parks, has announced that it is strengthening its Capital Deployment & Leasing team with the appointment of James Hemstock.

James, currently an associate director with property investment specialist Franck-Steier Price in the Midlands, will join Prologis on May 4th and will help the property company continue to grow its presence in the Midlands’ market and implement its urban Last Touch® strategy in Birmingham as it seeks to secure more logistics facilities close to the city to enable customers to fulfil deliveries of goods ordered online efficiently and sustainably.

Speaking about the recent appointment, Robin Woodbridge, Head of Capital Deployment for Prologis in the UK said: “We’re delighted to welcome James to the team; his background in both construction and property investment, together with his agency skills will further strengthen our core offering in this key market, particularly through the acquisition of new opportunities.”

Commenting on his appointment, James said: “I am thrilled to be joining Prologis at a time when logistics is receiving long-overdue recognition as a major contributor to the health and wealth of the UK economy. Working alongside an established, market-leading team; I am excited to get started and help the business further expand into key markets.”

James will work in the company’s Solihull office.