A former construction boss is on the fast track to becoming a chartered surveyor after joining McAndrew Martin.
Simon Lee has become our 18th member of staff as we step-up expansion in our 25th year.
He has started as a Trainee Surveyor after graduating with a Masters Degree in Property Development from the University of Portsmouth School of Civil Engineering and Surveying .
Simon, who is 51, is on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) fast-track graduate course to professional Membership because of his experience and background.
We're set to employ more staff after a surge in demand for surveys by house-buyers.
We are carrying out 40 per cent more reports this month, February 2014, compared with February 2013 as the housing market and wider economy gains pace.
The increased instructions come as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that average house prices nationwide hit £250,000 for the first time - and as the Bank of England indicated that interest rates would not rise for some time
The Directors and staff of McAndrew Martin attended the RICS South East Awards Evening at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking in May 2013. We were delighted to be shortlisted yet again for another prestigious award.
It was a hugely successful 2013 for the Practice, which continues to go from strength to strength with an ever increasing and - more importantly - very satisfied client base.
McAndrew Martin attended the RICS London Region Awards Evening at the Landmark Hotel in London. We were delighted to have been shortlisted in the Building Conservation class for our outstanding work on Horseguards Parade in time for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
We're delighted to have been shortlisted in the RICS South East Awards 2013 under three categories. They are the Building Conservation, Community Benefit and Regeneration classes. They all relate to the John Cheverton Centre on the Isle of Wight.
This reflects the very high standard of project that we are now being asked to work on and are often the result of a recommendation from one of the company's ever increasing list of very satisfied clients.
The awards evening will take place on Thursday 16th May 2013 at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking.