Patrizia UK, manager of Birchwood Park, announces that the business park has further strengthened its team with the appointment of Martin O’Rourke as Commercial Director.
Martin joins from commercial property investment and asset management business Riddell TPS Limited, Manchester, where he managed the firm’s nationwide client portfolio.
In his new role at Birchwood Park, Martin will manage all existing buildings to ensure that they continue to meet the needs and requirements for existing and prospective occupiers.
Martin O’Rourke said: “I’m looking forward to a new challenge at Birchwood Park. My previous roles have involved multiple site management across the UK so this is an exciting and refreshing opportunity to manage a single site of this scale and success.
“Birchwood Park,has a unique spirit and philosophy, and an infectious pride that grows not only from the onsite team but spreads within the companies on the park – something I have heard on more than one occasion since my arrival. I am looking forward to working with existing occupiers to build further on success to date, as well as attracting new companies to Birchwood Park.”
Jonathan Walsh, Head of Portfolio Asset Management – Business Parks at PATRIZIA said, “Martin joins the team at an exciting time, with a number of developments recently completed and considerable interest from potential occupiers. Companies should expect more from their workplace, which is why we continue to invest and enhance the working environment at Birchwood Park. Our existing occupiers will benefit hugely from the wealth of expertise Martin brings to the role, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”