Peel L&P has appointed Chris Capes of Liverpool City Council as development director for its £ 5 billion Liverpool Waters project, replacing outgoing Darran Lawless.
Capes, who joined the board as a development team leader in 2019, will take up his role at Peel L&P in June.
He will succeed Lawless who is leaving Peel L&P to join the rental construction specialist Placefirst after three years at the helm of Liverpool Waters, as revealed North West Square in March.
The regeneration scheme of the seafront, a 20m sq mixed-use development covering 150 acres of the city docks, includes Regenda’s 105 Plaza 1821 apartments, which is now completed, and the 31-story Patagonia Place, plans for which were approved last year.
Moda Living’s 34-story residential tower, The Lexington, is slated for completion later this year, while the new Isle of Man ferry terminal, which is now on site, is scheduled for completion in 2022.
Everton FC’s new £ 500million stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock is also located in Liverpool Waters.
Chris Capes said: “The regeneration of the city’s waterfront, in line with the incredible vision of the Liverpool Waters site, is of vital importance to the entire region and I look forward to advancing its progress. ”
James Whittaker, Executive Director of Development at Peel L&P, said: “With a range of projects on site, several in the planning stages and the recent approval of the new Everton Stadium, there has never been a more time. exciting to lead Liverpool Waters. team.”