Commercial and industrial lettings expert Towngate PLC has strengthened its facilities management department as the firm gears up for growth in 2019.
With almost 10 years’ experience within property management, Jake Wilde has been appointed to support existing team member Nick Yates in the maintenance of industrial sites and estates within the Towngate portfolio.
He brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his previous role at thebigword – a family run translation and interpreting business in Leeds – where he was responsible for the facilities management of all their premises, including overseeing refurbishment projects, health and safety, PAT testing, asbestos reports, service charges.
Commenting on the new appointment Stephen Guy at Towngate said: “Jake will make an excellent addition to what is already a hardworking and dedicated team – we all very much look forward to working with him moving forward.”
Jake will draw upon his extensive experience in security, catering, cleaning and PPM (project portfolio management) to oversee the safe and comfortable running of Towngate’s sites.
“I’ve been here for a couple of months now, but I already feel like a part of the team and I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead and seeing what is next for this exciting brand, in 2019 and beyond.”
Stephen added: “As our property portfolio continues to grow – along with our client list – we believed it was the right time to expand our team, to ensure we were keeping up with demand and continuing to deliver the personable and high-standard service we are renowned for.”