square and crescent
square and crescent
Square and Crescent is a residential developer with a primary focus on the acquisition, development and refurbishment of prime Georgian and Victorian properties and the creation of spectacular new build apartments within their grounds.
Operating within Edinburgh’s City Centre, a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Directors have a combined experience of 35 years in delivering successful residential projects. Specialising in the conversion of commercial buildings back into luxury residential dwellings and developing unique new build apartments, Square and Crescent has developed a strong track record and trusted reputation for professionalism in this market.
With an in-house team of highly-skilled craftsmen and restoration specialists, Square and Crescent is one of the leading residential developers in Edinburgh.
Euan is the director in charge of all construction related matters and responsible for the delivery of our development projects. He has extensive experience in the construction industry and has worked on numerous commercial and residential conversion projects. Euan is also closely involved in the acquisition and disposal of our development projects
Simon is responsible for the acquisition and disposal of all development projects. He has considerable experience of the funding, legal and tax implications of property transactions and is the main liaison with investors and debt funders. Simon is also responsible for exploring new business opportunities and joint venture partners.
A qualified QS, Chris is directly responsible for managing the in-house refurbishment and construction team and has a broad range of experience within the construction industry. Since graduating with a Building Economics and Surveying degree, he has worked at senior management level for a number of contractors.
Donna joined the company in 2011 and is responsible for managing accounts, health & safety, liaising with suppliers and payroll. Having graduated with a Business Management degree in 2006, Donna’s experience since then has been within the construction and interiors industry.
Rafal is an experienced and qualified site manager and is responsible for the day to day management of specific development projects. This includes managing the project cost and programme, on-site trades and subcontractors. Prior to joining Square and Crescent Rafal was director of his own building company and brings a wealth of experience.
Malcolm is an experienced and qualified site manager and is responsible for the day to day management of specific development projects. This includes managing the project cost and programme, on-site trades and subcontractors. Prior to joining Square and Crescent Malcolm worked as a site manager for a number of local house builders.
Zoe will be often be your first point of contact for S&C. She is currently studying towards her AAT qualification. Her role provides support to the accounts department, processing purchase orders and admin support to all the team.
Jonathan acts as quantity surveyor responsible for commercial matters on site. After graduating with a degree in Quantity Surveying, he has gained extensive experience acting as project manager & QS on new build residential construction projects ranging from bespoke one off houses to sites with over 300 units.
Paul joined Square and Crescent in 2015, originally a joiner to trade he is a valuable member of the management team. He is a qualified Site Manager and looks after a number of our skilled tradesman and subcontractors ensuring that works are carried out as per our program to the highest possible quality.
Karen is a Chartered Accountant and qualified with ICAS in 2007 after graduating from University with an M.A. in Economics. She has worked in both accountancy practice and commercial business and has gained experience in a number of different sectors including Oil & Gas, Property Construction, Fashion, and Speciality Spirits.
Andrew is a surveyor and joined Square and Crescent in 2016. He brings with him a wealth of experience from Ashford Property Group and Kilmartin Property Group and is responsible for running various development projects.
A qualified Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor, with considerable experience of commercial, industrial and residential projects. Gary is responsible for the delivery of New Build Developments within the business, from initial design through construction to completion, while always maintaining a focus on quality and customer satisfaction.
Marcin joined the team in 2018, a qualified and experienced site manager. He is responsible for the day to day management on specific development projects.
Krzysztof is responsible for rectifying any snagging issues reported by purchasers to the Development Manager and ensures defects are dealt with in a timely manner. He also provides support to Site Managers when extra supervision is required.
Gary has many years’ experience within the construction industry. As project manager Gary plays a vital role in ensuring our developments are running on time and within budget. He works closely with Site Management and is responsible for monitoring performance and productivity.
Square and Crescent has extensive experience of the development process and have completed a number of projects both directly and on behalf of private investors and specialist funds. From initial development appraisal and design feasibility, to extensive due diligence such as exploring funding options and partners, assessing planning risk and structure options, to market pricing and exit strategies. Square and Crescent look to target prime off market opportunities which provide both planning and development gain.
In conjunction with a development partner Square and Crescent is responsible for all aspects of the development process and will appoint and manage the project team from inception through to completion. Square and Crescent is well versed in operating within bespoke joint venture structures and work to provide commercially viable and quality projects in prime areas. These structures provide an opportunity to combine skills, expertise and resources, diversify risk and ultimately profit through partnership.
Square and Crescent has carried out a number of bespoke projects for private clients who look to us to provide a turnkey service. We can work with an existing professional team or bring in our own, from architects and structural engineers to interior architects and designers. Square and Crescent has considerable experience of the planning & listed building process and have an established in-house team of highly skilled craftsman who have worked meticulously in delivering exceptional homes.
If you would like to learn more about our existing portfolio of developments, or discuss a possible investment opportunity with us, then we'd love to hear from you.