London’s largest private developer, Galliard, has opened its first office in China as it seeks to ramp up sales of its prime luxury flats to Asian buyers.
It has taken a three-year lease on the 27th storey of the Kerry Centre in Jing’an, Shanghai, for a two-man team tasked with driving sales across the continent.
The expansion has been spearheaded by Ben Waterman, Galliard Homes’ director of international sales.
Waterman said: “This is Galliard going into China as Galliard Homes China. It is a supporting office.
“The Chinese market is very much driven by third-party