The Leeds office of Chartered Surveyor Eddisons has appointed Stephen Harrison as an Associate Director in its agency department.
Mr Harrison BSc (Hons) MRICS (32) was previously with Ryden Commercial Property Consultants.
He joins the firm’s seven strong agency team, which cover the West Yorkshire area.
Stephen Harrison said: ‘I am delighted to have joined such a respected and recognised national company and look forward to contributing to its future growth.’
Nigel McDonald, Managing Director of Eddisons said: ‘Stephen is an excellent appointment. His experience acting for national, regional and local property companies will compliment the expertise already within the agency department.’
Eddisons currently employs over 200 staff across their 8 offices nationwide.
Richard has been the Managing Partner of Eddisons for since 2012 and has been instrumental in the growth of the business from a turnover of £6million in 2008 to a national business with a turnover of £12million in 2015.
Richard will continue to lead the business in its future growth plans under the new ownership of Begbies Traynor Group PLC and further seek to establish the business in key strategic markets.
In addition to his role as Managing Partner, Richard still continues to play a vital role with key clients, particularly in the banking zector, where he is a trusted adviser to various high street clearing banks. Over the last eight years, Richard has been appointed LPA Receiver on a number of high profile properties and assisted the bank in the recovery of distressed loan portfolios.
Prior to joining Eddisons in 2003, Richard worked in the real estate division of a 'Big Four' professional services company. Notable assignments include the privatisation of Saudi Telecom for flotation on the New York Stock Exchange.