Yorkshire property development company, Sterling Capitol, has strengthened its team with two key appointments.
Paul Beckett joins as head of development, while Claire Bond is the company’s new financial controller.
The award-winning company, chaired by Sir Bob Murray CBE, owns and manages business parks across the county.
Paul, who studied real estate at Sheffield Hallam University, joins from Cromwell Property Group, where he was asset investment manager. He previously worked for property consultancy Carter Jonas in Leeds. Claire also worked for Cromwell, as well as Knight Frank in Leeds.
Paul said: “This is a very exciting and opportune move. Sterling Capitol have ambitious plans to further develop its Capitol Park business parks in Leeds, Barnsley and Goole and I will have an integral part to play in this, as well as further developing the Capitol Park brand throughout the north of England.
“Equally importantly, I will be taking on the asset management role of the balance sheet assets at all Sterling’s properties.”
Claire said: “This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly and tight-knit team. The company’s future looks extremely bright and I am delighted to be part of it.”
Mike Heydecke, CEO of Sterling Capitol, said: “These are two very important strategic appointments for Sterling Capitol, which will both enhance and strengthen our team. Both Paul and Claire have excellent track records and I am confident their experience and expertise in their respective roles will be a massive asset to our company.”
He added: “As one of the most respected property development companies in the region, we are focussed on building on the company’s achievements in the past two decades, to ensure a successful future.”
Sterling Capitol PLC was formed by Sir Bob Murray in 1992 and has developed an excellent reputation as one of the most accomplished and effective property development companies in the north of England. The company’s headquarters is in central Leeds.
Sterling Capitol was set up to deliver a unique strategy of high-quality Capitol Park-branded business parks, These parks are based in Yorkshire, all on motorway junctions.
The three key parks are Sterling Capitol Leeds, Sterling Capitol Barnsley and Sterling Capitol Goole. Overall, these parks have created more than 3,000 jobs and occupiers include Tesco, Hermes, Depuy, the NHS, AvailableCar, Barratt Homes, Ideal Heating, Guardian Glass, Drax, Carlsberg-Tetley, the Henderson Insurance Group and de Vere Village Hotels.