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JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group Announces Two Key Hires

Regional UK team strengthened by Scottish-based recruits

GLASGOW, 03 July 2014 – JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group has made two key hires with the appointment of Kerr Young and Neil Milligan.

Kerr joins as a Director, based in Edinburgh, working across the UK, with a particular focus on the hotel markets in the North of England and Scotland.

Neil, who is based in Glasgow, has been appointed Surveyor and joins from a senior position within HMRC’s Valuation Office.

Keith McBain, Director, Hotels & Hospitality Group, said: "Kerr comes with 10 years’ experience in hotel transactions and is recognised as the leading hotel broker in the North of England and Scotland, having advised on portfolio, single asset and development transactions for owners, operators and investors. His expertise will now be utilised across Northern Europe.

“Neil’s background in Valuations, as well as his Agency experience in leisure and retail, will be put to good use on Agency and Advisory work.”

Alasdair Humphery, Lead Director, Scotland, said: “We’re thrilled to announce these appointments, which show our ambition to continue to grow across the country. Kerr and Neil will both play a vital role in ensuring comprehensive coverage of the Scottish and wider UK market and we look forward to growing the business further with them.”

Both have already begun working in their new roles.