A senior strategic appointment has been made by Avison Young in their Newcastle office. Mark McKelvey has been appointed as Director in the Place team, dealing with land transactions, planning, development, and public sector consultancy. Mark’s previous experience includes being the Land Director for Bellway North East and subsequently promoted to Group Projects Director for Strategic Land at Bellway plc. He brings a wealth of strategic land, consultancy, and transactional experience which will strengthen Avison Young’s public sector work and present new opportunities within the public sector.
Gordon Hewling, Principal Managing Director, Newcastle, believes that Mark’s extensive experience in agency and direct development roles within the land and development sectors over the last 30 years will reinforce Avison Young’s position as a leading advisor to the public sector across the region. Stuart Howie, Head of Regeneration at Avison Young, is excited to welcome Mark to the team and believes that his strategic land, residential, and delivery experience will enhance their ability to solve complex real estate issues and deliver value for clients.
Mark is thrilled to be joining Avison Young and looks forward to using the knowledge and experience gained from the housebuilding industry to assist clients in delivering development opportunities.
In conclusion, Avison Young’s senior strategic appointment brings a wealth of experience and knowledge which will strengthen their public sector work and enhance their ability to deliver value for clients.