GVA expands Scottish commercial property management team

Real estate consultancy makes a number of senior appointments and promotions 

Commercial property agency GVA has expanded its management team in Scotland with two senior appointments and a number of senior promotions.
It has appointed chartered surveyors Graham McPhail and Iain Wallace as associates to its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices respectively.
Both professionals’ collective experience spans more than 30 years across a diverse range of market sectors.
With experience in property development, asset management and corporate property strategy, McPhail has managed a wide range of portfolios across the UK. He has previously worked with SWIP/Lloyds Banking Group, Stockland Halladale Plc, Unilever Plc and Orange Grove Asset Management.
Wallace meanwhile has a strong track record in commercial management and valuation development as well as agency, marketing and business development. He joins GVA from JLL and has also held positions with Henry Boot Developments and DTZ.
Both McPhail and Wallace are members of the Royal Institution on Chartered Surveyors.
GVA has also made a number of senior promotions in its Business Space team with Alison Taylor now Senior Director, Peter Fraser becoming Director and Craig Semple taking up the role of Associate.
Diane Kerr, Director, Property Management, Scotland, at GVA, said: “These key appointments are testament to GVA’s commitment to growing our business in Scotland. Both Iain and Graham will strengthen our existing team and the addition of their skills and experience will help further boost our presence going forward as the market continues to pick up. We welcome them both on board.”
John Jones, Senior Director, Chairman of Property Management Consultancy, at GVA, said: “We are pleased to have made two excellent appointments in Scotland to strengthen the team. We have a number of major management instructions across the region and Iain and Graham bring the experience, local knowledge and the energy to work with our key clients including Moorfield, Parabola, Ardstone and Lonestar. Graham is already leading our work on the mixed use schemes at Quartermile and New Waverley in Edinburgh and Iain will focus on Atlantic Quay and Sky Park in Glasgow.”