Andrew Richardson Joins Capita Symonds as Director of Investment

11 November 2011

Capital Symonds’ Real Estate division has announced another key recruit to its Markets business, with the appointment of Andrew Richardson as Director of Investment.

Based in the Manchester office, Andrew’s remit will be to build the investment presence for Capita Symonds in the north west and provide asset enhancement advice and development consultancy to institutional, private funds and property clients.

With over 30 years experience Andrew is a well regarded member of the north west consultancy community and has held senior positions with CBRE, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.  Most recently Andrew ran his own consultancy business which specialises in tax driven development utilising Business Premises Renovation Allowances (BPRA) and is one of the leading BPRA specialists in the UK.

Alan Dornford, Director of Markets for Capita Symonds said: "I am delighted that Andrew is joining Capita Symonds’ growing team and confident his experience and contacts will strengthen the offer of our Manchester office. Andrew's arrival follows on the heels of other senior appointments within the business including Charlie Wardroper as Director Office Agency and John Burnside Director Retail Investment and his appointment supports our growth ambition for the North West and the UK generally.”

Commenting on his appointment, Andrew added: “Capita Symonds offers a very exciting opportunity for me to expand the investment and development offer throughout the north of England. Their breadth of service offer and substantial client base is both very appealing and rather unique in our industry and I look forward to building upon Capita Symonds presence in the region.”