International real estate advisor Savills has expanded its Prime Estates team with the appointment of Jonathan Channing who will join as a director at the firm’s Margaret Street office on the 5 October 2015.

Jonathan has over 15 years experience in property management and will lead the block management service as part of the Prime Estates division at Savills. He joins from Farrar Property Management where he was head of block management, which he grew from a small  business employing four property managers to a team of 24 staff with over 250 blocks under management.

John Dyer, director in Savills Prime Estates team, comments: “We are delighted Jonathan will be joining the team to focus and further strengthen our Block Management service. We have seen a growing demand for this provision and believe that Jonathan’s strong experience and track record will help us to provide a best in class offer for our clients.”

Savills Prime Estates provides property management services for charities, financial institutions, landowning estates and high net worth individuals. With over £2 billion’s worth of assets and more that 3,500 properties under management, key clients include The Crown Estate, M&G Real Estate, The Wellcome Trust and Tesco.