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Muse strengthens its Yorkshire and North East team

Andrew Fairest

Muse Developments has expanded its Leeds office with the appointment of Andrew Fairest as senior project manager.

Andrew has more than 20 years’ experience in the property sector and joins Muse from Barnsley College where he was director of property development for seven years. There he was responsible for development of the college’s £110m major capital development programme, IT infrastructure development, sustainability and estates and facilities management.

His previous experience includes project management roles at Jones Lang LaSalle, Mowlem and HSBC Corporate Real Estate.

He is the Recent Past Chair of the Yorkshire & Humber Region of the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB) and a Fellow of Energy Managers Association (FEMA).

He will support Muse’s Leeds office in the delivery of its portfolio of projects across Yorkshire, the North East and East Midlands.

Muse’s current schemes include the 110-acre manufacturing and industrial development Logic Leeds, urban regeneration projects South Shields 365, Doncaster Civic and Cultural Quarter and Northshore in Stockton on Tees, as well as a major commercial and residential development in Hucknall.

David Wells, Muse’s regional director for Yorkshire, North East and East Midlands, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Andrew to the team at an extremely active time for us, being on site with a number of projects across the region. Andrew brings with him a range of different skills which will be invaluable in delivering excellent, sustainable developments.”

Andrew added: “I’m delighted to be joining the business and relish the opportunity to use my experience to deliver key mixed use regeneration schemes. I look forward to establishing strategic relationships with our partners and continue our reputation of excellence, delivering key results for the business.”