Greystar hires Ward Frisby as development director in Ireland

Greystar Real Estate Partners has announced the appointment of Ward Frisby as development director in Ireland.

Frisby will support Greystar’s ambitious growth plans in Ireland by managing its growing development pipeline and delivery of new multifamily assets in and around Dublin. He will report to Claire Solon, managing director – Ireland, and join a team of 50 development professionals across Europe with 7,849 units underway across 7 markets.

Ward has advised several real estate funds in development management and was previously head of Property at Harvey Norman Ireland where he was involved in the execution of its expansion strategy and managing fitouts for private rented sector properties.   
He will be involved in all future development projects in Ireland and his appointment coincides with Greystar completing the final phase of its first rental housing scheme in Ireland, Quayside Quarter. Located in Dublin Landings on North Wall Quay, Quayside was bought from Ballymore in 2019 for €175.5 mln.
Claire Solon, managing director of Greystar Ireland, said: ‘We have ambitious, long-term plans for Ireland and Ward’s experience, skills and insight into the market will be invaluable as we progress towards achieving our goals. There is an attractive gap for high-quality and professionally managed rental stock in Ireland and a hire of Ward’s calibre will help us to meet that demand by identifying and developing exceptional assets with high-quality amenities and services.’


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