HBD Leeds expands headcount with new hire

Property developer HBD has added to its team in Leeds with the appointment of Katie McManus as Graduate Surveyor.

A Women in Property National Student Award Winner, Katie secured a First Class Honours in Real Estate at Sheffield Hallam University and has completed several placements for the likes of LSH and Savills.

HBD launched its seventh office in Leeds in January 2020, with several new appointments bringing the team to eight.

Tom Wheldon, Head of Region at HBD, said: “It’s great to have Katie on board – we have a diverse pipeline of schemes across Yorkshire and the North East and I’ve no doubt that Katie will be a fantastic addition to the team.”

Katie said: “HBD is a well-respected developer with some great schemes – it’s an exciting time to be joining the business as it seeks new projects in Leeds and across the North.”

HBD has seven UK offices in Sheffield, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Glasgow. It boasts a diverse UK-wide portfolio, comprising big-brand retail, office spaces and logistics through to residential innovation and award-winning heritage projects.