David McArthur. Credit: The Howard de Walden Estate

The Howard de Walden Estate appoints new Head of Investment

David McArthur has been appointed Head of Investment by The Howard de Walden Estate which owns 92 acres of London’s Marylebone.

Currently with Savills, David will join the business on September 21st. He will succeed Julian Best who is to become the business’s Executive Property Director when Simon Baynham retires from that post at the end of September.

Announcing the appointment, Julian Best, commented: “David has more than a decade’s experience of working in the central London investment market, and is ideal for a role which entails enhancing the business’s retail & leisure, office, medical, residential and educational assets through further strategic acquisitions, disposals and development”.

The Howard de Walden Estate comprises more than £4.6bn of assets and encompasses Marylebone High Street – one of London’s prime shopping and leisure locations – and also the world-famous Harley Street Medical Area.

Commenting on his appointment, David McArthur, said: “The Howard de Walden Estate has stewardship of one of London’s most vibrant and diverse locations and I’m very much looking forward to working with the team on the opportunities which this unique neighbourhood provides”.

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