Avison Young hires three in Scotland

Avison Young has made three hires for its transactional team in Scotland, including a duo from Montagu Evans. Douglas Wood and Ben Farrell, both previously with Montagu Evans, will form the Glasgow arm of Avison Young’s investment function. Wood joins as a director, while Farrell will be an associate. The pair have worked on deals including the sale of the Sauchiehall Building in Glasgow on behalf of KKR and Quadrant Estates for £55m, and the acquisition of the Point Retail & Trade Park in Glasgow on behalf of Kames Capital for £14.1m. The firm has also hired Pete Harding from