deverellsmith, global real estate search firm, today announced the promotion of Nick Hammond to Head of Build to Rent.
In this new role, Nick will lead the expansion of deverellsmith’s build to rent strategy. He will have primary responsibility for the group’s activity, continuing to grow the talent advisory business across the UK and European markets. He will also work closely with the US teams to expand the businesses transatlantic multifamily offering.
Andrew Deverell-Smith, Chief Executive said “I could not be happier that Nick is stepping up to Head of Build to Rent. Nick brings a wealth of knowledge as we continue to scale our global talent advisory business, adding to our 8+ years working within this emerging market and also our commitment to the Multifamily sector from offices in the United States. His diverse skill set, networking of industry relationships and deep understanding our of clients’ needs, makes him the ideal fit to lead the growth of our build to rent strategy.”
Nick has over 5 years’ experience in the build to rent industry; his team offers recruitment and strategic consultancy to clients across the management, development and investment disciplines within the UK and Europe.
He received First Class Honours in B.A. Business Management and The University of Manchester. Nick is a member of the IRPM and host of ‘A new lease of life’ an audio series which holds exclusive and thought-provoking interviews with professionals of the build to rent industry.
Nick said “I am delighted to take this post at a pivotal period of growth in the build to rent sector. We continue to see a strong demand for high quality talent in driving the success of the sector and look forward to ensuring our products and services are fit for purpose, market leading and successful for our clients.”
With offices in London, New York, Houston and Dublin, deverellsmith works in partnership with the international real estate industry to optimise human performance, offering experience and insight through our strategic consultancy and international network. Our services range from executive search and interim talent solutions to HR services, leadership and organisational design, business consultancy and market intelligence.