Industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate has appointed Matthew Young as development manager with responsibility for the south of England, as the business continues to expand throughout the UK.
Matthew joins after five years at Kier Property where he was also a development manager involved in identifying sites and delivering industrial schemes throughout the South East. He is based in Chancerygate’s London office and has eight years’ experience within the commercial property sector, working for both private and public sector organisations.
Matthew’s appointment is part of Chancerygate’s overall growth strategy which sees the company, targeting completion of one million sq ft across 13 schemes in 2019.
Commenting on his new role, Matthew said: “Chancerygate has energy, momentum and a clear growth strategy which makes it the ideal company for me. I’ve joined a highly capable team and am already involved with existing and potential schemes that will see us expand further throughout the south of England.”
Chancerygate’s current live developments in the South include the award-winning 120,900 sq ft Warmley Business Park, Bristol, and 55,300 sq ft Maidstone Exchange, Kent. The company has 28 active sites in total ranging from Poole, Dorset, to Livingston, West Lothian.
Welcoming Matthew to the company, Chancerygate’s head of development, Alastair King, said: “Our expansion plans can only be fulfilled if we recruit and retain like-minded people who share our vision of being the best at all we do. As importantly, Matthew also has the technical expertise and entrepreneurial ability required to contribute directly to our ongoing growth plans.”
Chancerygate is the UK’s largest multi-unit industrial developer and asset manager and the only one operating nationwide. Its asset management team currently manages £220m of assets across 4.9m sq ft of commercial space in more than 350 units.