Transactional services and property advisory business Eddisons, whose head office is in Leeds, has been appointed by NHS Property Services to provide lease advisory and related property services.
Under the terms of the contract Eddisons will provide lease advice, where the NHS acts as landlord or tenant, as well as related property services including lettings. The NHS has £3bn portfolio of over 4,000 properties.
Eddisons head of public sector, Javid Patel, said: “We are excited to be appointed by NHS Property Services and are looking forward to partnering with them to deliver professional advice on their leasehold interests.
“Eddisons’ approach is always client-centric and to enable us to most effectively support one of the largest primary care estate owners in the UK, we will be deploying a dedicated NHS advisory team to ensure the highest levels of service. This prestigious appointment reflects Eddisons’ commitment to be the adviser of choice for the public sector.”
Anthony Spencer, Eddisons managing partner, added: “It is a critical time for the NHS and I’m thrilled that Eddisons have been appointed to support its property services team. This award recognises the development of our capability over recent years and the outstanding commitment of our people.”
Adrian Metcalfe, portfolio contracts manager for NHS Property Services, said: “We look forward to partnering with the Eddisons team on leasing matters and benefiting from their expertise in the healthcare sector as we drive forward our strategy to support delivery of the NHS long-term plan and enable excellent patient care.
“The new partnership will help document our occupation portfolio, ensuring we maximise the potential of our estate and enabling our clinical tenants to provide excellent patient care.”