CB Richard Ellis Strengthens Valuation Team with Senior Appointment

13 October 2010 - Leading property consultant CB Richard Ellis (Scotland), has announced the appointment of Elaine Hughes to the position of Director in the Valuation team in Edinburgh.

Elaine moves to CB Richard Ellis from DTZ, where she was an Associate Director in the Valuation team. During her time there, Elaine was responsible for commercial valuations, real estate solutions and strategic asset management. She successfully coordinated valuations of large property portfolios across the UK for clients including HBOS, Royal Bank of Scotland, Allied Irish Bank and Buccleuch Property Group.

In her new role with CBRE, Elaine will head up the Valuation team in Edinburgh and will be responsible for developing the already experienced and successful team by offering a new and fresh perspective. Her role will entail carrying out valuation and appraisal advice on all asset classes and delivering strategic advice on specialist properties.

Commenting on her new appointment, Elaine Hughes 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 be heading up the valuation team in Edinburgh and I am confident that my previous experience will complement the existing CBRE offer, as well as helping to grow the department.”

Miller Mathieson, Managing Director, CB Richard Ellis (Scotland), added: “We are delighted to have attracted and secured someone of Elaine’s calibre and are confident she will enable us to add a valuable string to our bow. She has a strong track record in all areas of valuation and will bring depth of knowledge and understanding which adds weight to our valuation offer.”

Elaine will be working closely with fellow Director Aileen Knox who heads up the Valuation team in the Glasgow office.

Miller continued: “Having Elaine and Aileen working together represents a substantial enhancement to the valuation offering in Scotland and allows us to better leverage our activities within the Scottish marketplace.”