Paul Montgomery has joined Cushman & Wakefield to lead its London Cost Consultancy team.
Montgomery, who joins from Deloitte Real Estate where he was a Director, brings more than 25 years’ experience with a particular focus on occupier capital projects. Clients included Amnesty International, Bank of England, Barclays, Burberry, Google, Metro Bank, Prudential and Schroders. A professional quantity surveyor, Montgomery started his career at EC Harris and also worked at Arcadis for 14 years prior to joining Deloitte.
The Cost Consultancy team provides cost control advice to clients on all aspects of their projects, from initial budget advice for feasibility testing, through to strategic, procurement and contract advice. It is one of the core teams within Cushman & Wakefield’s rapidly-expanding Project & Development Services (PDS) business, alongside Project Management, Building Consultancy, Design & Build, Interior Design and Building Engineering Services.
Nic Wilkinson, Head of London Project & Development Services, said: “Paul is a well-known personality in the London construction industry and I am excited that he has decided to join us. His appointment further strengthens our London team, and follows a series of senior appointments and promotions in 2017. We are well placed to continue to build the team and revenues throughout 2018.”
Paul Montgomery, Partner, Cushman & Wakefield, said: “I’m delighted to join Cushman & Wakefield to lead a team which is working on some really exciting projects. I’m confident my experience will enable us to grow further in 2018 and beyond.”
During 2017 Cushman & Wakefield’s PDS team managed than 2 million sq ft of projects in London with a total value of £342m (circa $466m), performed technical due diligence on 220m sq ft including the UK’s largest-ever office deal (20 Fenchurch Street), and provided dilapidations advice for 10m sq ft. Across EMEA, the team managed more than 1,000 occupier projects with a total value in excess of $3 billion.