Andrew Gunne has been appointed as the new chief executive of the property development and investment group Chartered Land.
Gunne joins Chartered Land from Key Capital Real Estate, where he was co-founder and managing director having previously worked with CB Richard Ellis in Ireland after returning from London in 2003 to set up its overseas investment department.
Over the last 15 years, Gunne has been responsible for sourcing, structuring, financing and executing property transactions worth in excess of £3bn in 40 commercial property transactions throughout Ireland, the UK and Continental Europe.
Chartered Land has been working with the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) for the past four years on an agreed deleveraging plan with significant asset sales to date including No 2 Grand Canal Square, 32-35 South King Street and 1-8 Chatham Court Dublin 2, together with the sale of its investment portfolio in the UK.
In addition to this, Castlethorn Construction, a Chartered Land related entity and one of the longest established residential property development companies in Ireland, is also working with NAMA to deliver new homes for the Dublin market.
Castlethorn has recently commenced building the second phase of residential units at its Lansdowne Old Wesley site at Stepaside, Dublin 18.
Founded in 2003, Chartered Land is one of Ireland’s most experienced property development and investment platforms.
It is responsible for delivering some of the most prestigious and innovative real estate in Ireland including the Dundrum Town Centre, the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, the Grand Canal Square office scheme in the heart of Dublin’s docklands and the mixed-use retail led development on South King Street Dublin 2.
The group’s portfolio also includes ownership interests in the Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre and the ILAC Centre on Henry Street, Dublin 1.