CBRE strengthens operational real estate team with new appointment

Gregor Portous, OPRE, Scotland

GLOBAL real estate advisor CBRE has announced the appointment of Gregor Porteous for its market-leading Operational Real Estate (OPRE) Scotland team. 

Gregor joins the firm from J&E Shepherd in Edinburgh where he was a commercial surveyor in the Valuation team for over five years.  He is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is also a RICS Registered Valuer. 

Based in CBRE’s Glasgow office as a senior surveyor, Gregor will work alongside Jonathan Mitchell and Kathryn Bennett to cover the whole of Scotland with the OPRE team, undertaking all aspects of valuation for the healthcare, pubs, leisure, hotels and student accommodation sectors.

Kathryn Bennett, associate director in the OPRE Scotland team, commented on Gregor’s appointment: “We are delighted to welcome Gregor to CBRE’s market leading Operational Real Estate team, marking yet further growth for the team and evidence of our commitment to grow our offering in Scotland. Bringing a wealth of experience gained over five years, Gregor’s appointment will allow us to enhance our existing valuation service to clients and expand our offering to transactional and advisory work across the healthcare, hotel, student accommodation, leisure and pub sectors.”

Gregor added:  “Operational real estate is an increasingly core sector of the market for investors and is growing rapidly.  I am therefore very excited to part of the team and look forward to expanding my knowledge and experience within a globally renowned business.”

CBRE Scotland’s bespoke Operational Real Estate offering is supported by over 200 specialist professionals across Europe who are dedicated solely to these fast-growing sectors.

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