Knight Frank bolsters its Lease Advisory offering

Rob George, Associate Partner, Knight Frank

Knight Frank, the global property consultancy, has expanded its professional consultancy team in Birmingham with the appointment of Rob George as Associate Partner.

Rob joins from Bruntwood Group, where he was Senior Asset Manager. Bringing several years of asset management expertise and has managed a portfolio of properties across Birmingham and Leeds totalling to £250 million.

During his time at Bruntwood, Rob was responsible for the company’s regional lettings and renewal strategy as well as the long-term asset strategies and capital deployment. His asset management experience is a welcome addition to Knight Frank in the Midlands giving him a valuable perspective when dealing with client requirements at lease events. Rob’s appointment will aid the expansion and offering of the lease advisory services across Knight Frank. His role will oversee rent reviews, lease renewals and lease re-gears for both landlords and tenants predominantly across the industrial and office sectors.

Rob George said: “It’s a really great time to be at Knight Frank after their recent office move and I’m excited to join such an experienced and respected team in the region; I’m looking forward to putting my knowledge to good use assisting our clients with their property portfolios.”

Kevin Morris, Partner and Head of Midlands Commercial Valuations & Advisory, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Rob to Knight Frank as we continue to expand our team and grow our existing client base. We have seen major growth in the demand for leasing advisory services and being able to service our clients by providing a dedicated service line in lease advisory has been a long time coming. Market trends have provided significant opportunities across the region, and Rob will be invaluable to ensure we are able to deliver first class service to our valued clients.”