Our Team

Strategic. Innovative. Experts.

Select Property Group’s experienced Land and Acquisitions team has helped deliver a portfolio of 1,500 properties, and a pipeline of projects worth over £1 billion.


Ken Knott
Executive Director Strategic Partnership

Ken is responsible for securing all land holdings for the Group in Europe and North America. His expertise of the planning landscape has enabled sites to be secured in the most desirable city centre locations, often overcoming challenging planning issues.

Ken joined Select Property Group from Ask Property Developments where he was CEO and founder shareholder. In the 13 years under his leadership Ask delivered in excess of 2 million sq ft of predominantly commercial floor space, including the £90 million First Street North project and the Central Park business complex. Prior to Ask, Ken was a Director of AMEC Developments where, over a ten-year period, he led a team responsible for securing major strategic projects throughout the North, Midlands and Scotland.

Mark Nicholson
Head Of Acquisition

Mark is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, appraising and engaging the wider team to secure the best development opportunities to meet with the significant growth plans of Select Property Group.

Mark joined Select Property Group with over 12 years’ experience in both the commercial and residential property markets. Following successful roles within the agency and investment teams at Knight Frank he moved to Dove Haigh Phillips in 2007 as an Associate Partner. A well respected niche agency he focused on the delivery of commercial agency, development and investment projects.

Michele Steel
Strategic Planning Director

Michele joined Select Property Group from Deloitte Real Estate where she was both a Director in the Planning team and Head of Deloitte Real Estate North West.

Michele has over 15 years’ planning experience working on some of the UK’s most significant regeneration projects. A chartered Town Planner, Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and a Member of the Consultation Institute, Michele is an expert in co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex planning permissions and other associated consents.

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