Scots role for Maguire at Lambert Smith Hampton
Lambert Smith Hampton has appointed Craig Maguire as head of its Scotland operations, overseeing its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices.
In line with the company’s strategic growth plans, Lambert Smith Hampton plans to double its size in Scotland by expanding existing service lines and introducing new offerings.
Mr Maguire has more than 20 years of commercial property experience, having worked in agency, development and capital markets in Scotland, Poland and Central and Eastern Europe.
He joins Lambert Smith Hampton from DTZ, where he was a senior director in the capital markets team in Warsaw. Prior to that, he was managing director of Point Park Properties – a Merrill Lynch-Arcapita fund – where he led the acquisition, development, funding and leasing of over 1.5m sq ft of industrial and logistics space.
Mike Thatcher, national operations director at Lambert Smith Hampton, said: “Craig is the ideal person to spearhead our expansion plans for our Scottish operations. He is a proven leader with a broad range of commercial property experience and a track record of successfully growing businesses.
“We have considerable confidence about Scotland’s prospects and have set ourselves some challenging targets; Craig’s appointment demonstrates that we’re serious about our expansion at a time when there are many exciting new opportunities in Scotland.”
Mr Maguire added: “We see significant potential in growing our offer to clients in Scotland and we will invest to realise these opportunities.”