Carter Jonas, the national property consultancy, has appointed John Knight as a Partner and Head of National Investment. He will be based out of Carter Jonas’ headquarters, One Chapel Place, in London, W1.

John Knight, head of national investment, Carter Jonas.

Knight was previously a Director of the National Markets Office Investment department at BNP Paribas Real Estate and formally Strutt & Parker. He has over 15 years’ experience in the UK investment market, with a particular focus on business and office parks.

Knight has advised on a range of high profile acquisitions and disposals of investment properties for a variety of key clients, including Arlington/TPG, Railpen, Dimah Capital, Orchard Street Investment Management, Hunter Real Estate Investment Management and Frasers Property.

At Carter Jonas, Knight will work with colleagues from across the business’s expanding commercial division – including teams in Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge, Birmingham and Leeds – building on existing experience to spearhead a dedicated and cohesive approach for private and public sector clients targeting commercial properties.

Scott Harkness, Head of Commercial, Carter Jonas, said: “With an outstanding track record and proven ability in running high profile sales instructions, it is a pleasure to welcome John to the team. He is very well regarded in the sector and his experience ensures that he joins with an exceptional network of UK based and international buyers and sellers. His expertise further enhances our ability to provide accessible and effective assistance to our growing client base across the country.”