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GVA appoints city office agency director

Monday, 21 November 2016

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Leading real estate adviser, GVA, has appointed Alasdair Gurry as a new Director in its City office leasing and acquisition team in London.

Having worked in the City office market for nearly 20 years at Strutt & Parker and more recently at Avison Young, Alasdair brings with him considerable experience concerning central London leasing, development, asset management and landlord and tenant negotiations. He also has a strong background in rent review and lease renewals as well as investment and development transactions.

Alasdair has worked closely with a number of clients which include: Bank of China, DWF, Withers, Land Securities, City Corporation, Royal London Asset Management, AVIVA, Standard Life, Schroders and UBM.

Commenting on his appointment, Alasdair Gurry said: "I look forward to joining the Office Agency team at GVA. In my previous role at Avison Young, I was heavily involved with growing the UK business and look forward to doing the same at GVA.”

Patrick O’Keeffe, Senior Director and Head of London Agency and Investment at GVA commented: “We are delighted to welcome Alasdair to the team who joins us at a pivotal moment in our company’s expansion, particularly of the London-based transactional and capital market team. Following the recent close of the sale to EQT, we intend to bolster our multi-service agency team in London offering the same unrivalled capabilities and reputation of our regional Office Agency teams.”

Alasdair joins GVA in November.

For more information, please contact Patrick O’Keeffe, Senior Director and Head of London Agency and Investment at GVA on 020 7911 2768 or pok@gva.co.uk.