Knight Property Group Appoints New Group Finance Director

North-east commercial property developer, Knight Property Group has today confirmed the appointment of Gordon Middleton to the newly created role of Group Finance Director.

Gordon, who joins the company this month, will also hold the position of Finance Director at Knight’s sister company, Chess Group.

Gordon joins the company from Stewart Milne Homes where he worked as Finance Director from April 2008. He has a wealth of experience gained in senior finance positions in both UK and international companies including GTC Group, Deutag UK and Smedvig Offshore.

He said, “I am delighted to be taking up this role. Sister companies Knight Property Group and Chess Group comprise a collection of ambitious, energetic organisations and I am pleased to being playing a part in their future growth.”

Knight Property Group and Chess Group Managing Director, James Barrack said, “These are exciting times within both companies. We are undertaking increasingly bold projects and we have our eyes very firmly on the future.

“Gordon brings with him the skills and the experience to support both groups as we innovate and grow and it gives me great pleasure to welcome him to the team.”

Knight Property Group is one of Scotland’s leading commercial property developers. Its current developments include The Capitol on Aberdeen’s Union Street, CityView Business Park on Wellington Road and Kingshill Park in Westhill.

Sister company, Chess Group, comprises a number of companies which together provide a comprehensive commercial property service. Among these are serviced office provider, BlueSky Business Space, and IT specialists, Eskimo Intelligent Solutions. Chess Group also holds a 25% stake in a number of other companies.

In the last 24 months, Knight Property Group has developed in excess of 300,000 sq ft of commercial space across Aberdeen City and Shire, with a further 265,000 sq feet planned in the next 18 months.