Search Acumen appoints client manager as it expands commercial real estate business

Search AcumenSearch Acumen, property data insight and technology provider, has appointed Charlotte Cripps to the role of Commercial Real Estate Client Relationship Manager as the business continues to enhance its work with legal firms in the commercial real estate market.

Charlotte has over five years of experience working with real estate professionals and conveyancers and has worked with some of the UK’s leading property law firms to help maximise their efficiency through better use of technology.

She joins Search Acumen from tmgroup, where she worked as a Key Account Manager for a number of the top 100 commercial law firms.

The hire comes at a pivotal period as Search Acumen continues to expand its commercial real estate activity since launching its ForeSite platform in 2017. ForeSite is the UK’s first dedicated commercial platform for managing property transactions, giving lawyers instant access to over 20 comprehensive land and property data sets to help them save time and make faster risk assessments on behalf of clients.

Search Acumen now works with some of the UK’s leading commercial real estate law firms including Simmons & Simmons, Reed Smith, Watson Farley & Williams, Trowers & Hamlins and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

Charlotte is also an active member of the Women In Property Network which works to bring more equality into the real estate sector.

Charlotte Cripps, Commercial Real Estate Client Relationship Manager at Search Acumen, commented:

“I joined Search Acumen because of its agility and responsiveness when it comes to client needs. It is one of the few companies that really ‘gets’ technology and innovation in the commercial real estate sector. Its focus on research and development particularly in the commercial property space is refreshing – the legal profession is evolving to be more technology focused, and Search Acumen in consultation with its clients is at the cutting edge.”

Caroline Robinson, Commercial Real Estate Business Development Manager at Search Acumen, said:

“We’re delighted to welcome Charlotte to our fast-growing team. Her wealth of experience in the commercial property sector will be crucial as we strive to stay ahead of the technology needs of our clients.

“Our ForeSite platform is fast becoming the gold standard in commercial real estate transactions because we’ve been able to focus on the solutions clients need to make their practices more efficient. There is a lot of hype around PropTech and firms talk of its potential to one day improve the sector, but Search Acumen continues to go one step further and is proving that technology can make a big difference for law firms today.”

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