Scottish agent bolsters investment fire power with new hire

Scotland-headquartered property firm Graham + Sibbald has supplemented its capital markets offering with a senior strategic hire.

Peter Fleming, who moves from GL Hearn, has joined as an Associate in Graham + Sibbald’s Edinburgh-based investment team. The agent has been growing its capital markets offering across Scotland, after Stuart Low moved from Cushman & Wakefield in January.

Fleming brings 15 years’ experience in the property market specialising in the acquisition and disposals of investment property with a focus on the student accommodation and alternative sector. He acts for a range of clients and has transactional experience throughout the UK.

Peter Fleming, associate, Graham + Sibbald, said: “I am excited about the Graham + Sibbald move as I feel it is a great opportunity for me to share my knowledge and experience within an expanding team. Graham + Sibbald have a strong brand and an excellent reputation in the market, longer term there remains excellent opportunities that our increased capability is well placed to move on.”

Senior partner Graham + Sibbald, Les McAndrew said: “In the short term we are undoubtedly faced with a challenging period, however, Graham + Sibbald remain in a strong position and continue to focus on our long-term strategy of sustained growth. In this recruitment we are delighted to welcome Peter to our busy and growing commercial team. The investment side of the business is where we see a great long-term opportunity and we are delighted with this acquisition.”

Graham + Sibbald has over 200 employees and 20 partners working across its 16 UK offices in Scotland and England.