Maple Grove appoints development director

Maple Grove Developments has appointed James Scott as its new development director.

James joins the company, which is the development arm of Eric Wright Group, from the Leeds office of Muse where he spent more than seven years working across its development portfolio.

At Muse, James was responsible for the delivery of Logic, a 1.2million sq ft industrial scheme in Leeds, as well as Merchant Gate in Wakefield and a number of other projects including Granary Wharf, Leeds, Doncaster Civic and Cultural Quarter and 365 in South Shields

In his new role, James will lead on new development opportunities across the north.

Karen Hirst, managing director at Maple Grove, said: "James has extensive experience in delivering major schemes and, in particular, in leading on multi-phased logistics schemes, which will be of great value as we bring forward projects such as Lancashire Central."