David Davidson

Chair of Scotland • United Kingdom

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David Davidson

Chair of Scotland • United Kingdom


David is a Partner and the Managing Director of the firm’s two Scottish offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

David joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1992 and is joint head of the successful Capital Markets team in Scotland that has acquired and disposed of £480 million worth of properties for German investors in Scotland.

Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Member of the Scottish Property Federation

Member of the Investment Property Form

Member of the Scottish Executive's Business Improvement District (BIDs) Steering Group for the introduction of BIDs in Scotland

Chairman of the Scottish Junior Branch of the RICS in 1990/91 and Chairman of the RICS in Scotland Commercial Property Faculty Board from 2009 to 2011

TMW Pramerica Real estate Advisors

SWIP (Scottish Widows Investment Partnership)

iii Investments

BAPT (British Airways Pension Fund Trustees)

Ignis Asset Management

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Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Dennis Leib as Head of Hotel Transactions for the Benelux region.

19/10/2021

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Cushman Logic Leeds

Disposal of Building One and Units 5 to 7 at West Yorkshire industrial and logistics hub generates a significant financial gain for the council

23/09/2021

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Hove Build-to-Rent Scheme

Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets team has successfully secured a funding partner on behalf of Watkin Jones.

12/08/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Makes Key Specialist Markets Appointments

Cushman & Wakefield has made three senior appointments in its UK Specialist Markets division which provides services to owners and operators of specialist assets.

27/07/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Announces Senior Recruit to Lead its Dedicated Repurposing Team

Cushman & Wakefield has made a major hire to lead its dedicated Repurposing team which is focused on delivery of repositioning services for under-performing assets.

26/07/2021

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Ardent Completes Touchwood Acquisition and Names New Asset Management and Leasing team

The Ardent Companies (Ardent), the US-based real estate investment and asset management firm, has completed the acquisition of Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull from Lendlease Retail Partnership (LLRP).

22/07/2021

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Adam Lowe Joins Cushman & Wakefield To Drive Dedicated Primary Care Service

New joiner from Assura Plc to lead specialist offering within the firm’s UK Healthcare team

21/07/2021

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Insatiable Demand from E-Commerce Drives UK Logistics Take-Up to Record Levels

Demand for UK logistics and industrial space shows no sign of slowing down as take-up in Q2 continued to be buoyed by insatiable demand from e-commerce. 

13/07/2021

Ahead Partnership
Cushman & Wakefield Signs Up to Help Boost Future Skills

Cushman & Wakefield is the latest forward-thinking employer to join the likes of PwC, Arcadis and Pinsent Masons in a highly successful West Midlands business, professional and financial services (BPFS) careers initiative.

07/07/2021

Marcus Wood
Marcus Wood Rejoining Cushman & Wakefield as Head of Retail Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Marcus Wood as Head of UK Retail Capital Markets.

05/07/2021

Skygate
Cushman & Wakefield Completes Sale of The Very Group's East Midlands Hub

Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets team has completed the sale of Skygate, The Very Group’s distribution centre in Kegworth, Derby on behalf of Trenport Property Holdings Group.

01/07/2021

Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched
Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched

The Responsible Property Management Toolkit (RPMT), a joint initiative of the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) and Managing Agents Partnership (MAP), launched earlier this month with Cushman & Wakefield as a key contributor to its development. 

30/06/2021

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