Midlands-based accountants Dains has confirmed it is to open an office in the Fort Dunlop development in Birmingham.
"Dains is expanding fast, so a location with spacious offices to accommodate our growth with easy access for our corporate clients in a state of the art complex - this landmark development was a must," said Spencer Wright, Dains chief executive.
The firm is taking 4,500 sq ft which will be home to teams from the corporate service departments including audit, corporate finance, business recovery and taxation.
Head of operations Martin Smith added: "Considering Dains progressive growth and strategic development as well as our geographic footprint, the Fort Dunlop office was the obvious answer to where we should be located to meet the needs of our clients."
Dains has appointed Andrew Massey as head of audit.
Mr Massey has been with the firm for 21 years and has extensive experience in business and share valuations, as well as of auditing owner managed firms and clients in the regulated sectors.
He said: "I look forward to taking on the role of head of audit and I am excited about working in the new office."
Mr Wright said: "Andrew's appointment is part of our strategy to grow our specialist audit division and expand our assurance services to our corporate clients in Birmingham."
And Dains has also appointed Andy Morris to the audit team as client relationship partner.
Mr Morris specialises in owner managed businesses and international associated companies in the mid corporate tier, particularly in the manufacturing, property and financial services sectors.
He will head up the Dains charity audit team having been involved in the sector throughout his career working with such as the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Birmingham's St Mary's Hospice and the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
Mr Morris said: "I am excited to join such a progressive and growth orientated firm. I look forward to using my experience to enhance the firm's delivery of specialist auditing services to businesses and charities in the Midlands."
The firm currently employs approximately 140 staff including 14 partners and directors and operates from its primary offices at Burton-on-Trent, Coleshill, Lichfield, Rugeley and Swadlincote.
Nigel Chilvers has joined the Dains business recovery and insolvency team.
He has worked in the local government sector in the Coventry and Warwickshire area for 25 years, and more recently spent two years with the Official Receivers office in Birmingham.