Young surveyors attend networking event at LSH

(L-R) Nick Spencer, JLL, Suzannah Byles-Walters, CBRE, Guy Sankey, LSH and John Rochfort of CBRE.

Emerging commercial property talent from across the West Midlands came together to discuss trends in the region’s office market and predictions for the rest of the year at a breakfast event, held at the Birmingham city centre offices of Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).

Representatives from 17 different companies, including property consultancies and developers, attended the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Matrics meeting, which is aimed at those at the beginning of their commercial property careers and helps individuals’ achieve their annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Alex Tross, director of office agency at LSH in Birmingham, who hosted the event, said: “These sessions are useful for young surveyors to engage and network with their peers as well as to learn new content and to keep up-to-date with market trends.

“The engagement from those present indicates that the future is very bright indeed for the commercial property sector in the West Midlands.”

Susannah Byles-Walters, a young surveyor who attended the meeting said: “These presentations are really valuable for young surveyors like myself. The information was up to date and presented in a clear and engaging manner with good opportunities to ask questions.”