GBR Phoenix Beard and Eco FM have been appointed to manage international real estate investor and developer, Scarborough Group International’s UK property portfolio.
Within the UK, Scarborough Group’s portfolio consists of 40 commercial properties, valued at around £200 million, including offices and commercial parks in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and major regional centres such as Leeds, Sheffield, Glasgow, Cardiff, Belfast and the South East.
GBR Phoenix Beard will act as managing agents, whilst Eco FM will undertake facilities management services.
The ‘jewel’ in Scarborough Group’s crown is the mixed-use Thorpe Park development off junction 46 of the M1, six miles east of Leeds which is one of the most successful business parks in the north of England. The forthcoming phases of the scheme will include an additional 1,500,000 sq ft of development including a foodstore, further retail, hotels, leisure and restaurants alongside business space and 145 acres of parkland.
Simon McCabe, a director of Scarborough Group, said:
“We are confident that the GBR Phoenix Beard/Eco FM team has the breadth of experience and capacity to create an excellent working environment at the sites within our UK property portfolio.”
Martin Horswood, a director at GBR Phoenix Beard commented:
“This appointment really underlines the strength of the integrated offering, and we are proud to have been selected to deliver such an important service for Scarborough Group. This is a significant win for the business and as an ambitious, growing company, it is symbolic of the first rate reputation we have built over a sustained period of time. ”