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New head of JLL Residential announced in Leeds

Charles Calvert to take on role in August

LEEDS 22 July 2014 – Charles Calvert is to join property consultants JLL as head of its North East Residential team based in Leeds.

Previously head of northern land operations at Sequence, Charles has over 25 years’ experience working in the residential property market in the north of England. 

With extensive experience in land acquisition and disposals as well as new home sales and lettings, Charles has been involved in a number of high profile residential and mixed-use schemes including Clarence Dock and Granary Wharf in Leeds; St Paul’s in Sheffield and Victoria Mills in Shipley.

Commenting on his appointment, Charles Calvert said: “I am excited to be joining JLL at what promises to be a turning point in the Leeds city centre residential market. The local economy is strong and there is significant demand from purchasers and tenants alike.

“The only missing feature is a significant new residential development project. As investors and developers size up the opportunities available, we are uniquely set up to provide both development consultancy and agency services from our city centre office to capitalise upon this new phase of development.”

Jeff Pearey Lead Director - JLL North East, added: “Residential remains a cornerstone of our North East business and Charles will bring invaluable knowledge and experience of the land and development market to our already established residential team in Leeds.”

JLL’s residential team has long-standing experience in sales, lettings, management and new homes within Leeds city centre and advises on land acquisitions, disposals and investment opportunities across Yorkshire.