Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE, TSX: BPO) announced today that it has hired Martin Jepson as senior vice president, Development and Investment in its growing London, UK office. Mr. Jepson will lead the company’s investment and development activities in the UK, including overseeing Brookfield Office Properties’ investment in the 100 Bishopsgate development project.
Martin Jepson (Photo: Business Wire)
“Martin Jepson brings an impressive track record and extensive local expertise to Brookfield Office Properties’ operations in the UK,” said Dennis Friedrich, president and global chief investment officer for Brookfield Office Properties. “We’re committed to expanding our presence in the UK both through development as well as new, strategic property investments and Martin will be integral in these endeavors.”
Mr. Jepson is an accomplished and experienced real estate executive. He was most recently Managing Director of the London Group for Hammerson PLC, a leading European commercial real estate company. Prior to joining Hammerson, Mr. Jepson served as London Regional Director at Taylor Woodrow Property Company and prior to that Development Director at Delancey.
Brookfield Office Properties made its initial investment in the UK in 2010 through its 50:50 joint venture with Great Portland Estates on 100 Bishopsgate, a 950,000-square-foot office development planned for the City of London. The project team has been working actively to ready the site for the development of the new building.
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Brookfield Office Properties owns, develops and manages premier office properties in the United States, Canada and Australia. Its portfolio is comprised of interests in 109 properties totaling 78 million square feet in the downtown cores of New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, making it the global leader in the ownership and management of office assets. Landmark properties include the World Financial Center in Manhattan, Brookfield Place in Toronto, Bank of America Plaza in Los Angeles, Bankers Hall in Calgary, Darling Park in Sydney and City Square in Perth. The company’s common shares trade on the NYSE and TSX under the symbol BPO. For more information, visit
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