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Shepherd Construction appoints commercial director for South Division

18 Sep 12 National contractor Shepherd Construction has appointed Paul Raine as commercial director for the South Division.

Paul will be based at Shepherd Construction’s London office and will be responsible for managing the commercial performance of each of the projects across the South Division which is forecasting a turnover of £110 million in this financial year.

Paul, who started out as a quantity surveyor, joined Shepherd Construction in 2010 as commercial manager and was most recently based at one of the contractor’s flagship projects – the £100 million + delivery of world class facilities for The Pirbright Institute in Surrey. Prior to joining Shepherd he worked as area commercial manager across the North East and Yorkshire for Taylor Woodrow Construction.

His expertise and experience will play an integral role within the team as Shepherd Construction looks to build on its project pipeline across London and the South East.

Current London projects include:

•the London EDITION, a £33 million project on Berners Street on behalf of Marriott International

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•the Atrium, a £27 million luxury apartment development on Park Road near Regents Park

•A £20 million project creating a Premier Inn Hotel and office space on Euston Road on behalf of Romulus Construction. 

Mark Tant, Shepherd Construction’s regional managing director commented: “In the last 12 months we have raised our presence in London and we’re becoming known for our technical expertise and the amount of time and effort we put into understanding the client’s vision.

“With a number of high profile projects already under our belt and more in the pipeline Paul’s expertise will reinforce the senior management team as the London business moves forward.”

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