Cushman & Wakefield has appointed a development specialist to its Consulting team in Birmingham.
Liam Davies joins as an Associate from the Property Services team at Birmingham City Council where he led a team responsible for the delivery of Major Projects in the city.
Liam brings over 13 years’ experience in commercial and residential land disposal and has worked on a number of landmark city projects, including: the redevelopment of Paradise Circus, the £770 million redevelopment of New Street station and subsequent sale of Grand Central shopping centre, the purchase of The Red Rose Centre in Sutton Coldfield, the restructure and redevelopment of Birmingham Science Park, strategic green belt land promotion activities and a number of key council disposals including city centre residential development and out of town retail centres.
In his new role he will be assisting the team in providing development advice to the public and private sector, including the procurement of a Development Partner for the delivery of the Smithfield project, a 34-acre city centre regeneration scheme in the heart of Birmingham. In addition he will be providing support to key client mandates in Walsall and Derby.
Liam will report to Jonathan Turner, Partner who heads up the Development and Planning team in Birmingham.
David Tonks, Head of Cushman & Wakefield’s Birmingham office, commented: “Liam has been instrumental in the delivery in some of the most well-known and iconic projects in Birmingham and we are thrilled he has joined the team. His appointment will strengthen the long-standing relationship Cushman & Wakefield has with the public sector in the region.”
Liam Davies added: “Having worked closely with Cushman & Wakefield over the past few years I’m delighted to join the team and look forward to working together on a number of exciting projects, in particular the Smithfield market site which is currently one of the largest city centre regeneration opportunities in Europe.”