CBRE strengths Birmingham planning team


Birmingham, 23 September 2019 – CBRE has strengthened its planning and development team in Birmingham with the appointment of Simon Phillips and Mark McFadden.

Simon has joined CBRE as a director from Avison Young, where he worked for 16 years.

A chartered town planner, Simon’s experience includes advising clients in the public and private sectors on spatial and strategic planning, employment land, economic regeneration, development and estate strategy.

Mark has joined CBRE as a senior town planner from Arup, in London, where he became a chartered town planner and worked for three years on a variety of planning policy and development management projects for public and private sector clients.

Martin Guest, managing director of CBRE’s Birmingham office, said:

“Our planning and development team has an excellent reputation in the city, advising on a number of significant residential and mixed-use developments and transport infrastructure projects, including New Garden Square, in Edgbaston, and the HS2 Interchange, Solihull. 

“Simon brings with him a wealth of experience and, together with Mark, will be a valuable addition to the team. With a growing workbook of projects and clients to service, we’ll be looking for further talent to aid the team’s continued expansion.”

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