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Ciara Keeling is CEO of Bruntwood Works, who create, own and manage inspiring flexible offices and workspace environments to help businesses thrive. From coworking desks, virtual or fully managed offices to meeting rooms and event spaces, it’s about finding the perfect fit. In addition the access to expert support at every stage of a business journey and the leading wellness, retail and leisure facilities Bruntwood Works provides is second to none.
Ciara joined Bruntwood in 2005 as an Asset Manager. She provided strategic services on also worked on all property related transactions (rent reviews, lease transactions, acquisition and disposal work) while also helping with the company’s 5 year business plan.
In 2007 Ciara qualified as a chartered surveyor and started a new team for Bruntwood where she became Head of Customer Retention across Manchester, Liverpool, Cheshire, Leeds and Birmingham. In 2013 Ciara became Head of Asset Management for Manchester, leading on a portfolio with a value of £450m which involved acquisition and disposal work including the prestigious sale of City Tower for £132m and acquisition of a number of key city centre assets including Bruntwood’s new HQ, Union.
Ciara was appointed as the Director of Asset Management in 2017, working across the Bruntwood Group. She worked on upskilling the asset management team and supported them in their development while also driving value across the investment portfolio and oversaw strategic plans for all regions. Ciara and the city centre team led on the transformational redevelopment of the Neo which relooked at new ways to rethink the future of the office both in terms of the design from a customer and commercial perspective.
Most recently Ciara was appointed as CEO of Bruntwood Works a portfolio worth 937 million, her role involves responsibility for driving the business forward by becoming even more customer focused, maintaining relationships with over 2,000 customers which employ over 55,000 people in 61 buildings across our four regions. Ciara also sits on the Bruntwood Group board and works closely with the wider team to ensure delivery of the Bruntwood Works plan but also the wider Bruntwood Group strategic plans.
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