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Double hire as Muse’s Manchester business continues to grow

Nationwide placemaker, Muse’s Manchester business continues to grow, with former Nikal associate director, Ella Woodward and Manchester Airport Group development manager, Julian Stott, joining the team as development manager and development director respectively.

Ella brings a raft of experience to the business, with time spent at Colliers, Avison Young and Cushman and Wakefield prior to Nikal. Ella will work the team with its expansion strategy, as well supporting the delivery of places in the North West.

With nearly 20 years’ experience working across the property sector, with stints at JLL, Cushman and Wakefield, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Ask Property Developments, Julian will lead on the delivery of Crescent Salford, WestonM6 (formally Basford East), Crewe, with some involvement in the final year of construction at Manchester’s New Victoria.

Regional managing director for the North West, Phil Mayall, said: "I’m delighted to welcome both Ella and Julian to Muse, who are both joining at a really exciting time. As a business, we’re on an ambitious growth strategy that’s centred around building brighter futures for all, through the delivery of place-changing regeneration that benefits communities.

“Growing our regional business with a diverse team, will enable us to deliver against our mission and I’m looking forward to the year ahead following a positive start to 2023.”

Ella, said: “I’m excited to be joining Muse in 2023. I’m totally aligned to the business’ values around community focus, sustainability, through delivering best-in-class regeneration and I’m looking forward to joining such a high-performing team.”

Julian, added: “Muse is an organisation I’ve known of for many years. Their approach to market leading regeneration, community engagement and delivering place with purpose is something that I am passionate about. I am looking forward to working with the talented team at Muse, together with development partners and community stakeholders.”