Director, Head of Industrial
Cushman & Wakefield
Brendan, who is a chartered surveyor, began his career with the company's valuations department before moving to the agency department where he now specializes in Industrial Agency. He provides tailored solutions from design stage to construction and eventual disposal of industrial schemes, together with strategic advice for corporate occupiers. His core experience has been in acquisition, development and investment in the industrial sector. Brendan is also one of the leading agents in terms of the leasing, sale and acquisition of motor showrooms and petrol filling stations.
As Head of Industrial for Cushman & Wakefield Brendan focuses primarily on the industrial market which gives him an excellent advantage over his competitors in that he is acutely aware of the transactions happening in the market and parties whom are active. This provides an unrivalled benefit throughout the negotiation process as he remains one step ahead of his competitors via market knowledge. Brendan has also been heavily involved within the motor industry with the sale of a number of high profile showrooms including Renault Airside, Appleyard & Volkswagen Sandyford and McCabes Toyota to name a few.
- BSc Hons, Property Investment and Development – University of Ulster Jordanstown
- MRICS – Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
- MSCSI – Member of Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
Acquisition of 86,241 sq ft on behalf of United Drug. The transaction represented the largest industrial transaction in the Irish Market in 2013 to date.
The on-going acquisition of a large land bank on behalf of Amgen. A complex negotiation involving multiple land owners and stake holders.
The acquisition of a new headquarter building on behalf of DB Schenker along with a strategy for the exit of their existing property in North Ring Business Park
Charlie Barry – Amgen
Brigette Somerville - PPD
Marilyn Hanly – Diversey