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Matthew Brear has been promoted to senior associate and Andrew Sutherland is now a senior surveyor at leading commercial property firm, Dacres Commercial.

Matthew joined Dacres eight years ago and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor who specialises in residential land and development work acting on behalf of a variety of landowners including NHS trusts and private individuals. Recent examples of his work include negotiating a promotion agreement involving over 70 acres of land in Bradford and the sale of 22 acres of land to facilitate the development of over 200 houses, also located on the outskirts of Bradford.

Additionally Matthew also heads up the commercial agency department of Dacres and is involved with selling, acquiring and letting all types of commercial property, on behalf of tenants and landlords, including private individuals, large-scale investors.

Andrew originally joined Dacres Commercial as a placement student in 2013, and after achieving a first-class honours degree in estate management from Northumbria University, he returned to the firm and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2016.

He now works with some of the UK’s leading property companies and institutional investors across Dacres Commercial’s agency and professional divisions. In addition, he is an integral member of the firm’s specialist healthcare department, which carries out medical centre and pharmacy rent reviews, valuations and investment sales, as well as managing an extensive portfolio of specialist primary healthcare buildings throughout the UK.

Head of Dacres Commercial, David Ogilvie, said: “Matthew and Andrew both joined us after graduating from university and have become highly respected and successful members of our team who continually deliver excellent results for clients, as well as recognising and responding to opportunities in the market as they arise. As a result, they both thoroughly deserve these promotions and we look forward to seeing them take the next steps in their respective careers at our firm.”