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Bristol property developer Cubex appoints new development manager

20 January 2022
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Tom Lewis has been appointed to the role of development manager at real estate company Cubex and will join Sarah Trahair-Williams in leading external pre-construction and construction for future Cubex projects.

Bristol-based Cubex has been developing and investing in property in the South West and South Wales since 2004.

Before joining Cubex, Tom worked in both consultancy and client-side roles as a project manager and development manager. y.

Peter Walford, managing director of Cubex, said: "2021 was a hugely successful year for the business, and we look forward to having Tom on board to help us continue to grow our development pipeline in 2022".

Tom said: "I am very much looking forward to working with the team to grow Cubex's delivery capabilities and help the business achieve its goals in the coming years".

This news follows the recent announcement of Joe Downey's promotion to director and shareholder at Cubex, having joined the team last year.

Tom's appointment comes at a crucial time for the business as it looks to develop even more logistics, residential and mixed-use space in the South West and Wales. Cubex currently has more than 300 residential units in development, alongside 116,000 sq ft of office space and a further 400,000 sq ft of logistics space in the pipeline.

Cubex together with its funder Fiera Real Estate recently announced the acquisition of a 12-acre site adjacent to the M5 near Highbridge, with plans to secure planning permission and speculatively build a Grade A 160,000 sq ft logistics unit.

Cubex is currently developing the second phase of a major regeneration project at Finzels Reach, which has seen this city centre site transformed into a mixed-use, balanced community including high quality homes, cutting-edge offices, a hotel, restaurants and cafes.

The second phase of Finzels Reach includes Millwrights Place, a 231-home build-to-rent scheme, Coopers Court, which will consist of 66 affordable homes, as well as a landmark, sustainable 116,000 sq ft office building, named Halo, two thirds of which are already pre-let to legal firm Osborne Clarke.

Nicky Godding is editor of The Business Magazine. Before her journalism career, she worked mainly in public relations moving into writing when she was invited to launch Retail Watch, a publication covering retail and real estate across Europe.

After some years of constant travelling, she tucked away her passport and concentrated on business writing, co-founding a successful regional business magazine. She has interviewed some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs who have built multi-million-pound businesses and reported on many science and technology firsts.

She reports on the region’s thriving business economy from start-ups, family businesses and multi-million-pound corporations, to the professionals that support their growth and the institutions that educate the next generation of business leaders.

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