FIT-out contractors Workspace Design & Build (D&B) has added 11 employees to its rapidly expanding and talented team, bringing its head count to 27.
Following a record year, the award-winning Manchester-based contractor also moved into larger premises at York House to facilitate their strategic growth plans.
Key appointments across the team include Laura Falkner who joins as contracts manager. Laura has previously worked for OPUS4 and has a wealth of expertise in ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
Alice Murphy, formerly of Claremont, and Kris Caine have been appointed to the team as quantity surveyors.
After serving in the British Army for six years, Kris Caine has since been involved with retail, commercial, office fit out and urban redevelopment projects, working for Armitage and Beech Construction.
Grant Horsley also joins the team as site manager. He has worked in the construction industry for over 10 years and brings a wealth of experience to the team.
Tom Roach joins as an assistant project manager and is joined by senior estimator Waheed Hussain.
To support the growth, Workspace has also strengthened its internal operations team, employing Rebecca Whalley in accounts, Hannah Kempton as PA to the directors and Lauren O’Neil to the administration team.
Laura Falkner said: “Workspace provided me with a fresh challenge in terms of clients and types of projects, but also an opportunity to get involved with iconic buildings and developments predominantly in the heart of the Manchester.
“I have been really impressed by the director’s vision for the company and am excited to not only be joining a growing company but by the part myself and fellow new-recruits will play in its future growth.”
Managing Director of Workspace Design & Build Russell Davis said: “We are thrilled to sustain our continued growth, following a record year for Workspace. We have made some valuable additions to the team which will have significant impact on our workforce.
“We are working on some extremely exciting projects and 2019 is set to be our biggest year to date. Our team is absolute testament to the continued success of the company and we look forward to adding to this further soon.
“I look forward to watching the new recruits and the company flourish as we continue to expand to meet the demands of a record order book.”