Sillence Hurn partners with Credo Living and expands management team

Sillence Hurn has partnered with Credo Living, the joint commercial property venture of Windsor Patania Architects and Tandem Real Estate.


Credo Living specialises in property acquisition and disposal, asset management, planning, design, development management and project delivery across a range of real estate asset classes.

The partnership will expand the venture’s offering with surveying expertise, adding to its existing architectural services and commercial property know-how.

Alex Hurn, managing director at Sillence Hurn, said: “Covid-19 has had a huge impact on our high-streets and having backed initiatives like Save The High Street, we have seen first-hand the effect on retail landlords. 

“Credo Living seeks to bring life back into real estate by supporting landlords with the full property lifecycle management of their portfolios. 

“We are very excited to be part of the Credo Living collaboration and working alongside experts Tandem Real Estate and Windsor Patania Architects. 

“Together, we have a fantastic skillset accompanied with a full package of products to support commercial landlords with their real estate assets.”

Andrew McDonald, co-founder of Tandem Real Estate and Credo Living, commented: “It’s great to welcome Sillence Hurn under the Credo Living umbrella. 

“Alex Hurn and his chartered surveying team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience across the commercial property lifecycle, in turn strengthening our goal of maximising value and exploiting the full potential of real estate assets.

“At Credo Living, we believe that bright horizons arrive by design, not default; our town centres are crying out for careful curation and the cooperation and imagination of multiple stakeholders. 

“With the right oversight, their transformation will bring opportunities for entrepreneurs and residents alike, revolutionising the way we interact with our urban spaces.”

Giovanni Patania, architect director at Windsor Patania and co-founder of Credo Living added: “Credo Living is about turning unloved buildings into spaces that can be enjoyed by generations to come, with sustainable design as a core principle. 

“Sillence Hurn brings complementary expertise to the team that will help us achieve our mission and we are delighted they have joined this partnership.”  

Sillence Hurn has also expanded its team with the appointment of Nadia Ashley as a customer service manager.

Nadia joins the company from TEPE Group, where she was a group training and development manager.

Commenting on her appointment, she said: “I have a true passion for providing quality customer service to both internal and external clients and am a true believer in ‘communication is key and working together as a team’. 

“I am excited to be part of a culture that is driven by delivering excellency in everything they do.”

Alex added: “Our approach to become customer and team lead is unique from other traditional surveying firms. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Nadia to the team, as she brings a wealth of experience and range of ideas that will advance our modern methods of service delivery and flexible team working.”

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