Jon Mott

Barberry Group appoints new project director for growing development pipeline

Barberry Group has appointed Jon Mott (pictured above) as a project director to drive the delivery of its growing development pipeline.

The commercial property investor and developer has a range of developments across the industrial, residential and student accommodation sectors.

It has 2.8 million sq ft of industrial projects lined up with a GDV of more than £295m and is also delivering student accommodation and residential schemes worth in excess of £200m.

Jon has joined from Papa John’s, where he set-up its in-house construction and development team.

Prior to that, he was an associate director at Colliers International within its building surveying team.

Jon said: “The opportunity arose to return to the Midlands property market with a new role as project director at Barberry and it was an offer I couldn’t refuse.

“The company is highly respected and is enjoying a period of sustained growth, delivering a wide variety of projects at sites across the country. 

“I hope to apply the knowledge and skills I’ve acquired not only within consultancy, but also as part of a large, multinational organisation to help drive Barberry’s current and future development programme.”

Henry Bellfield, director at Barberry Group, added: “With a 2.8 million sq ft logistics/industrial pipeline, further residential and student phases at Bishop Gate in Coventry, and circa 600 acres of strategic land promotion, these are exciting times at Barberry and Jon has been recruited to support and enable the continued growth of the business.

“Delivery of the significant development and land pipeline under Barberry Group control and ownership is driving our business forward, with a focus on the key growth sectors of residential/student and industrial/logistics – ‘beds and sheds’.

“We are planning to continue to invest in all areas of our business, from people to our property investment portfolio, and our existing development pipeline.”

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