Real estate development and investment company, Scarborough Group International (SGI), has appointed Nicola Bulley as Commercial Executive.
Working with the group’s chief executive, Simon McCabe, Nicola will be based at SGI’s Thorpe Park Leeds office and will head up the Group’s corporate and commercial projects marketing and PR strategy.
Nicola brings more than 20 years of property marketing experience, the last 13 spent at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) where she was national Head of Marketing and Business Development. Before LSH she spent seven years working for CBRE in London.
In the newly created role, Nicola will take strategic marketing control for the Group and all its national commercial projects, valued at more than £2 billion. This includes key Northern Powerhouse investments at Thorpe Park Leeds, Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park and Sheffield Digital Campus, as well as future phases of commercial development at Middlewood Locks Manchester. Nicola will also support SGI’s overseas ventures and coffee brands Novell and Espuma.
Simon McCabe, chief executive of Scarborough, said: “We are pleased to welcome Nicola to the Scarborough team. Her detailed knowledge of the commercial property landscape and intuitive skills in strategic marketing will undoubtedly add great strength at a critical time in promoting our ventures.”
Nicola Bulley said: “I am delighted to join Scarborough Group International as it forges ahead with some truly transformational investments. A long-standing relationship between the Group and LSH means that I already have an intimate knowledge of the business and I am excited to be at the helm of exciting things to come.”
SGI is one of the most active developers in the North with over 3 million sq ft of commercial/mixed-use space under development over 524 acres of land.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic the Group has maintained its ‘Keep Building’ ethos, continuing to deliver transformational schemes that breathe life back into the North’s former industrial heartland.
Mr McCabe added: “The scale of our development activities across the key northern cities of Sheffield, Manchester and Leeds is unparalleled, and reflects our commitment and ambition to the Northern Powerhouse.
“We believe that these developments are aligned to deliver high quality work and living spaces to support the Government’s plans to relocate several Whitehall departments to the north of England as part of its ‘Levelling-up’ agenda.”