Property investment and development specialist The Helmsley Group has appointed an asset manager to its successful team.

George Baines has joined the York-based business following his graduation from the University of Aberdeen with a Masters’ degree in Real Estate and Finance with distinction.

The 24-year-old, who hails from York, will assist on existing asset management requirements as well as supporting on identifying development and value-added opportunities across the Helmsley portfolio. He will also work with the team on deal origination and appraisals.

Ed Harrowsmith, director at Helmsley, said: “As a proud York-based business we are committed to investing in the local economy and its people. George is a first-rate appointment for Helmsley and a valuable addition to the team.

“Although we’re operating in uncertain times, we continue to perform positively thanks to our trusted approach of working collaboratively as a business, liaising with our tenants to support them where we can and working closely with our investors to ensure that we are well positioned for the years to come.”

George added: “Helmsley has an outstanding reputation in the market and I’m excited about developing my skills and contributing to its ongoing success alongside its talented team.

“Being a proud York resident myself, I am looking forward to supporting Helmsley’s positive work in continuing to shape the future of the city and wider region.”

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About Helmsley Group

Helmsley Group is based at Monk’s Cross, York and has been helping clients to develop their wealth through property for 40 years. The company’s expert team provides clients and investors with a range of property investment opportunities that are always secured against land or property. https://helmsley.co.uk/

For more information please contact Beth Chaplow (beth.chaplow@aberfield.com) or Ian Briggs (ian.briggs@aberfield.com), or call 0113 880 0444.

 

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