CB Richard Ellis appoints new associate director to drive industrial growth

Leading property consultant, CB Richard Ellis, has today announced the appointment of David Rolwegan as its new Head of Industrial in Scotland.

David, who is an Associate Director, started his new role on 3 December and is based in the firm’s Glasgow office. He will head the firm’s industrial function, and will be responsible for delivering the full range of industrial expertise and consultancy across CBRE’s Scottish operations.

David brings 20 years of experience to his new role and has worked across many different service lines including residential, investment, management and professional. In his most recent role as Associate Director with DTZ (as part of the previous company, Donaldsons), David was directly responsible for the co-ordination of all work undertaken on behalf of National Australia Group Europe Ltd, including disposals, acquisitions, rent reviews and lease renewals across their entire UK portfolio. Previous to that, David worked for specialist industrial property investors, Ashtenne Holdings plc, for four years and managed an industrial portfolio throughout Scotland with a value of over £80m.

Commenting on his new role, David Rolwegan said:

“Joining a vibrant and forward thinking company like CB Richard Ellis will enable me to expand my knowledge and tackle new challenges. I am delighted to take on the role of Head of Industrial in Scotland and I am confident that my previous experience will complement the existing CBRE offer, as well as helping to grow the department.”

Phil Reid, Vice Chairman, CB Richard Ellis (Scotland), said:

“We are pleased to have attracted and secured someone of David’s calibre and are confident he will enable us to add a valuable string to our bow and realise our ambitions in terms of our industrial offering. David’s appointment marks what is set to be an important year for the industrial market and a bigger focus for CBRE.”