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Buccleuch Property expands team with Senior appointments; Philip Eves and Lucy Duff join Edinburgh team

Buccleuch Property has announced two new strategic appointments to its team. The Edinburgh based property company is being joined by Philip Eves and Lucy Duff to expand its investment and asset management capability. With a combined experience of 22 years, Eves and Duff will bring their extensive knowledge and skills to the business as it continues to identify and deliver opportunities across the UK.

Philip Eves joins Buccleuch as a Director from Robertson Property, where he was a Director leading asset management and development projects since 2012. He was previously at Kenmore Property Group, responsible for acquisitions, disposals and asset management. Since Eves became Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors qualified in 2002 he has worked for private property companies, with a focus on secondary commercial property primarily in the office and industrial sectors. His experience covers investment, intensive asset management and development, together with a strong knowledge of the renewables sector. He has carried out over £500m of investment transactions throughout the UK and has been responsible for executing the asset management plan of most of these projects.

Lucy Duff will join as Associate Director and was previously at Jones Lang LaSalle for eight years. Lucy specialised in Property and Asset Management for a wide range of national and local retail, industrial and office clients. Duff also spent 18 months working as Asset Manager on Scottish Enterprise’s Investment Property Portfolio, which was valued at around £150 million. Lucy is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

David Peck Managing Director of Buccleuch Property said: “Philip and Lucy are both excellent additions to our team, bringing a raft of experience from across the sector with proven track records for a variety of clients and investors.

“We have clear plans for developing the business in key sectors right across the UK in 2015, which makes this an exciting time for Philip and Lucy to be joining us and helping to grow our profile and portfolio.”

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About Buccleuch Property

Buccleuch Property (www.buccleuchproperty.co.uk) represents the commercial property interests of the wider Buccleuch Group with the core of its business operating in the investment and development markets together with significant interests in the strategic land and residential sectors.

The company has a very experienced and well-motivated team who are focussed on providing hands-on asset, development and financial management; it aims to deliver innovative and sustainable projects to generate a combination of long term revenue streams and capital profits from trading.

With offices in Edinburgh and London, Buccleuch Property has a market exposure of circa £250m through a UK wide investment portfolio, a commercial development pipeline in excess of 2 million sq ft and a strategic land portfolio with over 10,000 consented housing units.

The business also has interests in a number of core long term joint ventures; these include Queensbury Properties which develops contemporary new homes in the Central Belt of Scotland, Native Land, an internationally recognised property development company specialising in high quality residential developments in prime Central London and a partnership with Audley Retirement in Scotland.

With an increasing portfolio of opportunities across the UK and with joint ventures in the US and Germany, Buccleuch Property is a committed and financially sound primary investor and seasoned JV partner with the benefit of a strong balance sheet and access to long term finance.

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Nicki Sturzaker/Kate Forster at Stripe Communications on 0131 561 8628, or buccleuch@stripecommunications.com
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