CBRE has appointed three new healthcare specialists to further strengthen their team of 20 real estate professionals in the UK Healthcare Team.

Andrew Surgenor will lead the National Healthcare Advisory Team, joining from Savills where he set up and ran the Healthcare Valuation team. Based in Central London, Andrew will oversee the team with offices in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham.

Andrew Surgenor comments “CBRE’s National Healthcare Advisory Team is one of the best in the sector and I look forward to working with the team to further complement their excellent broking and corporate expertise. CBRE are fully committed to growing the team both nationally and in Europe, to continue to meet the needs of our clients evidenced by the two regional appointments we have made and further appointments will be made this year”.

David Batchelor who leads CBRE’s Specialist Markets Group said “Andrew brings a wealth of experience and client relationships and completes our leadership team. He will join Tom Morgan who provides corporate and investment advisory services to clients such as GHG, Care UK and Asquiths and Keith Harris the leading investment broker in the sector.”

Rick Savage, joins CBRE after six years within the healthcare team at GVA to focus on Healthcare Advisory working with Shaun Skidmore in Manchester He said “it’s great to join a growing team working with the best clients in our sector. We are in an exciting time for the market as it moves ever more into wider focus with growing demand from both operators and investors across the regional markets. The scope of CBRE’s service offering and specialist knowledge means the team is well placed to provide best in class advice. ”

James Laidler, who has extensive healthcare experience joins CBRE from JLL and Christie & Co, will be based in Leeds. He will provide specialist healthcare valuation advisory services to support Sam Frankland as he develops the healthcare transactional business. James said “CBRE’s healthcare team now provides the widest platform for clients to take advantage of, across the UK and Europe”.