Savills strengthens Cambridge business space team with appointment of Mark Taylor as new head

Mark Taylor

Savills has expanded its national office agency team with the appointment of Mark Taylor who joins as head of business space at the firm’s Cambridge office. This will strengthen and build on the already successful team that includes William Clarke, Phil Ridoutt and Rupert Dando.

Mark has more than 30 years’ experience in the real estate sector, working with both North American corporations and UK landlords as a specialist in occupational office markets. He joins Savills from Colliers where he led the South East office agency team,

Mark’s corporate occupier experience has seen him work with firms such as Orange, Siemens, Skanska, Amazon and CRUK. Whilst on the landlord side, key clients include Aviva, L&G, Blackrock and Orchard Street.

At Savills, Mark will lead the eight strong business space team in Cambridge. His recruitment follows the recent return of Robert Godfrey who, working alongside London teams, is focused on providing strategic investment advisory services to key clients located in the Oxford and Cambridge geographies.

Mark Taylor, head of business space at Savills Cambridge, comments: “I am excited to be joining the Savills Cambridge team, which remains a key international market especially in respect to both the tech and life science sectors. I look forward to working with people across the business and harnessing the considerable expertise available to capitalise on Cambridge’s unique commercial landscape.”

Jon Gardiner, national head of office agency at Savills, adds: “Investing in our commercial teams in Cambridge is a strategic priority and we are delighted to welcome Mark to Savills. The business already has a significant profile and a full service capability within the city, which is a market with huge growth opportunities and Mark will no doubt expand and enhance the brilliant work of the existing team. He brings extensive experience and an outstanding stable of clients and we are hugely excited at the prospect of him further bolstering our best in class client service.”

Tom Fraser, head of Savills Cambridge office, says: “Mark will be a fantastic addition to our commercial offer here in Cambridge and we look forward to him further strengthening one of Savills key multi-disciplinary regional offices.”