CBRE has appointed Jonathan Lowe as Head of Science and Technology for the North. The strategic, new role will further strengthen CBRE’s offer for occupiers, operators and investors in this quickly evolving sector.

Formerly head of Life Sciences at Avison Young, Jonathan brings a diverse range of expertise advising developers, investors, occupiers and universities across multiple asset classes including offices, industrial and EV. Additionally, he has public sector experience, having been seconded to central government departments Ministry of Justice and Department of Education/MHCLG.

Jonathan will work across CBRE’s Northern region, providing enhanced sector specialism to align with the growing Science and Technology sectors. Whilst further developing the offering to existing clients such as Bruntwood Sci-Tech and GMPF, Jonathan will develop out the occupational work by advising Life Science occupiers and advising Science and Technology companies.

Jonathan joins the business at a pivotal time for the Science and Technology sector, during which we are acting for a diverse range of dynamic occupiers and investors. With vast sector-specific experience, Jonathan can offer a unique insight and ensure a full-service offering for clients.

Joe Rigby, CBRE’s Head of Office Agency – North
John Ogden, Executive Director and Managing Director, The North, CBRE

All three of the cities where we have our northern offices - Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester are hot spots for Science/Life Science and Tech and CBRE is better placed than anyone to provide advice due to coverage, resource and capability. By having the very best talent in the northern region, we can offer an unrivalled service to our client base. The Science and Technology sector is gaining huge momentum and we are aligning our business with the growth sectors to ensure that we continue to lead the way in the north and UK. 

John Ogden, Executive Director and Managing Director, The North, CBRE

Jonathan added; “Science and technology are critical components and key economic drivers for the majority of northern regions, as well as across the UK. I am proud to be joining CBRE at this exciting time, to become a trusted adviser within these high growth sectors. I look forward to leveraging deep data driven insights through global sector expertise to add real value to existing and future clients.”