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Former head of prime development at Knight Frank joins CBRE team

Leigh joins from Knight Frank where he has been a Partner since 2007. He has worked on many of London’s most iconic residential schemes and was appointed head of prime development after managing the launch of world renowned One Hyde Park.
Led by Mark Collins, CBRE’s residential team has already secured a number of prime instructions including KOP’s highly anticipated 10 Trinity Square. Charles will take responsibility for consultancy, sales and marketing on all London residential development.
Mark Collins, head of residential, CB Richard Ellis, said; “Charles Leigh has one of the best international contacts books in the business. His experience in prime central London is second to none having worked on many of the Capital’s best residential developments, from multi-unit mixed-use schemes to bespoke flats and houses. Charles will play a pivotal role in driving the expansion of our residential business as we seek to increase our presence in the marketplace.”
Leigh, senior director, residential, CB Richard Ellis, said: “This is an exciting time to be joining CBRE’s residential team, which is going from strength to strength. CBRE’s internationally recognised brand and global reach will open doors to big opportunities for the team and its clients.”
Before joining Knight Frank, Leigh spent nearly ten years at leading top end residential developers Spink Property and FL Estates where he was responsible for every aspect of development, including sales and marketing.