Best in class for Cushman & Wakefield's European Research team
30 Jan, 2012, London
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Neal Best as Senior Research Consultant - Retail in its European research team, effective 30 January 2012. He joins the firm's near 200-strong global research team as an Associate.
Neal joins from Sainsbury's where he was a Senior Location Planner, driving store expansion strategy across the UK. He previously worked at retailer Dixon's and at Savills as Associate in the Retail Research and Planning team.
At Cushman & Wakefield, Neal will work closely with the retail team to identify opportunities to provide retail research on the UK and European markets that adds maximum value to clients, from occupiers and landlords to investors.
David Hutchings, Head of the European Research Group, said, "This appointment is in line with our strategy to be number one in retail across all European markets. Markets are changing rapidly as consumers and retailers react to new technology as well as economic, social and demographic conditions. Neal?s appointment underlines our determination to stay ahead of these changes to add value for our retail clients and understand how their operational changes will impact on the property market in Europe."