International Built Asset Consultancy, EC Harris, has appointed Richard Taylor as Partner and Head of its Commercial Sector.
Richard joins EC Harris from Davis Langdon where he led the retail sector across the UK, Europe and the Middle East for four years, spending in total 21 years with the firm.
Richard brings extensive knowledge of shopping center development, office development and retail investment programs, having completed numerous shopping centers, supermarkets, commercial and mixed use developments including Liverpool One.
At EC Harris, Richard will be responsible for driving the firm's commercial sector across the world with specific emphasis on shopping center and office development, investment and management.
Keith Brooks, Head of Property at EC Harris commented: "Our Built Asset Consultancy approach is helping our clients succeed in a challenging market. Richard's arrival will add further capability, knowledge and help to accelerate our growth."
Commenting on his new position, Richard Taylor said: "I am delighted to be joining EC Harris at such an exciting time for the business. EC Harris has responded to the challenges and opportunities in the market by offering clients new and exciting propositions and I look forward to driving greater value for their clients, whilst continuing to deliver and develop excellent client service."
Richard will be taking over as Head of Commercial from Mark Farmer, who will lead the Residential, Hotel, Sports and Leisure sector.
Source: EC Harris