Scannell Properties recruits Youssef Mansouri as Development Manager, France

Scannell Properties recruits Youssef Mansouri as Development Manager, France

Scannell Properties, the industrial and logistics investment and development specialist has appointed Youssef Mansouri as Development Manager, France.

Youssef will be responsible for managing all aspects of Scannell’s development projects across France, from assessing technical feasibility through to building delivery, as well as arranging and obtaining the necessary permits and monitoring construction.

A qualified engineer, he brings over a decade’s experience in logistics real estate development, most recently as Project Manager at Télamon, the logistics developer and asset manager, prior to which he was Head of Construction Projects for Lidl France's Property Department after starting his career at Bouygues.  His background working on behalf of and in-house for occupiers will further enable Scannell’s team to anticipate and respond to tenant’s needs and design flexible and high specification space that focuses directly on improving our clients’ efficiencies.

Hugues Desbarrières, Directeur Général Adjoint,of Scannell Properties, France, said: "France is a key market for us as we continue to grow our business, yet it remains one of the most complex territories in Europe in terms of its procedures and environmental regulations for logistics development. Having developed over 300,000 sq m of industrial developments, working directly for major occupiers, Youssef brings deep technical knowledge and understanding of modern development and sustainability standards.  His strong track record will be a great addition to our team as we continue to deliver innovative and ambitious projects that meet the evolving needs of our clients.”

"I'm excited to join Hugues and the Scannell team in France, who I know well, having collaborated during my time at Lidl. As an international logistic specialist with a reputation for delivering high quality space, Scannell has a unique opportunity to deliver much-needed modern logistic space to the French market. I look forward to bringing my combination of technical knowledge and ability to work collaboratively with project stakeholders to find solutions to complex development problems and ultimately provide great end-results for our clients.”

His first major project will be to upgrade and expand the recently bought multimodal platform in Strasbourg. He will also oversee new projects and report to Hugues Desbarrières directly.