Richard Davies Joins C&W To Head Up European Property & Asset Management
30 Oct, 2012, EMEA
Property & Asset management expert Richard Davies joins Cushman & Wakefield this week as a Partner and Head of Retail Property & Asset Management in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa.)
Richard joins Cushman & Wakefield on November 1st 2012 after 14 years at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) where he most recently held the position of Lead Director, Property & Asset Management in the UK. Prior to that, he was responsible for establishing and running JLL’s country office in Turkey for three years having previously spent five years as Director and Head of UK Shopping Centre Management.
Richard will be based in Cushman & Wakefield’s European headquarters in London and will be specifically focused on growing the firm’s retail property & asset management business across EMEA.
In February this year, Cushman & Wakefield announced the appointments of Nina Jansen and Andreas Gast from JLL as Partners to jointly lead Property & Asset Management business in Germany. In April it announced the appointment of Sharon French from CBRE as a Partner in its London Markets Property & Asset Management Team. In August it announced the appointment of Tina Reuter from JLL as a Partner and Head of EMEA Business Development and Client Management. Tina Reuter will join in Q1 2013. In 2012, Cushman & Wakefield has secured more than 20 million sq ft of new property & asset management mandates across Europe. In EMEA, Cushman & Wakefield has 650 property & asset management professionals in 16 countries who manage a total lettable area of approx. 16 million sq m.
Markus Reinert Partner and Head of Property & Asset Management and Investor Services, EMEA: “So far this year we have won new mandates from top investor clients on portfolios totalling more than 20 million sq ft across Europe. Richard has an exemplary track record and brings the right skills and experience to strengthen further our existing team so we can continue enhancing our service levels and grow our market share.”Cushman & Wakefield currently has around 7,000 property & asset management professionals world-wide, managing some 10,000 properties totalling 81 million sq m of building area.
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