"The start of 2020 has been busy for the bridging market, and we are at an important crossroads as the sector continues to grow its influence and attract increased scrutiny from the regulator."
Colliers International has become an associate member of the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL).
Colliers International provides a range of commercial and residential real-estate services to occupiers, developers, owners and investors on a local, regional, national and international basis.
Patrick Kearon, director of valuation advisory services at Colliers International, said: “ASTL is clearly a very well-regarded association with a plethora of members which complement Colliers’ service offering. We are very excited by the opportunities and events that will originate from becoming an associate member and look forward to introducing the body to our expertise.”
Vic Jannels, CEO of the ASTL, commented: “I am pleased to welcome Colliers International on board as associate members of the ASTL. The start of 2020 has been busy for the bridging market, and we are at an important crossroads as the sector continues to grow its influence and attract increased scrutiny from the regulator. We believe that the ASTL is best placed to represent the interests of the industry at this crucial time and we welcome new members that share our values of raising standards and increasing transparency and professionalism.”