A former professional cricketer, Preston captained the Scotland national team to two World Cup Tournaments, in 2015 and 2016, amassing over 140 international caps over the course of his career. Preston made the transition into commercial property in 2017 initially joining Grant Property where he specialised in residential investment, responsible for the acquisition of buy to let property investments in Edinburgh City Centre, with particular focus on student HMOs and portfolio development. He then joined Montagu Evans in 2018 where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, sitting within the Alternative Living team and focusing on the sale and acquisition of residential development and investment properties (including PBSA/BTR/Serviced Accommodation).
Investment agency and development
Acquisition and Disposal
Land acquisition, Dundee: Acting for a PBSA developer client, Preston assisted on the acquisition of a development site in Dundee City Centre. The site was acquired on a subject to planning basis, with planning consent subsequently achieved for 179 studio beds.
Acting for the same client, he has also been involved in other similar site acquisition deals across Scotland.
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