17 February 2017 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal
Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure has been appointed by Santander UK plc to provide corporate real estate services across its UK portfolio for the next three years.
Capita will provide a full range of professional services including valuation, acquisition and disposal, lease advisory and management services across Santander's freehold and leasehold portfolio, comprising the 1,300-strong retail branch network, offices and data centres.
Santander UK is a financial services provider that offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services in the UK. The bank serves around 14 million customers through channels that include the retail branch network and 50 regional corporate business centres.
Geoff Kneen, executive director of Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure, said: "We look forward to working with Santander to provide strategic advice and services across the bank's real estate portfolio and unlocking value by utilising Capita's real estate expertise in key areas such as strategic planning, valuation, disposals and lease renewals."