DTZ’s Williams to join Hark Group

DTZ's head of retail investment, Mark Williams, is to leave the firm after 26 years to join retail developer the Hark Group.

Williams has been appointed a shareholder and partner at the company. Working alongside founding member David Henderson-Williams and Rob Cossey, Williams will take on responsibility for expanding the group's portfolio and advising clients on development funding projects.

He was senior director at DTZ, leading shopping centre investment and development funding across the UK and Europe since 2003. He is also on the executive board of the BCSC and chairs the BCSC Secondary Task Force committee.

Williams said: