CBRE has announced the appointment of Katarína Brydone as Head of Investment Properties of CBRE in the Czech Republic effective from 1st June 2020. Katarína Brydone succeeds Chris Sheils who spent four successful years in this position and has taken the decision to leave the business following Clare Sheils’ promotion to Managing Director of CBRE Czech Republic. Katarína will be responsible for a team of seven senior consultants, developing strong relationship with the clients and coordinating the purchase and sale of a wide scope of properties ranging from offices, retail and logistics through to hotels and residential buildings. Katarína will also continue to lead the Retail Sector at CBRE, which covers all retail services for investors, retailers and shopping centres owners.
Katarína has been part of the CBRE investment properties service line since its establishment in 2006. After her return from maternity leave in 2016, she became Head of the Retail Sector where she is responsible for coordination and development of all retail services that CBRE provides, including investment in retail properties, retail property management, retail agency, retail development services and research. Among her most notable investment transactions over the last 14 years are the acquisition of Palladium, Atrium Flora, Novodvorska Plaza, Nova Karolina and the disposal of City Green Court, City West, Futurum Hradec Kralove and NK Kralovo Pole. Prior to joining CBRE, she was a business consultant and analyst at Accenture.
Katarína Brydone holds MA degree from Management and International Business at Solent University in Southampton, United Kingdom and MSc degree from Property Investment & Management at Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. Apart from that she is a member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
About Investment Properties at CBRE
The Investment Properties Department at CBRE Czech Republic focuses on the purchase and sale of a wide scope of properties ranging from office, retail and logistics through to hotels and residential buildings. We have a strong team of experts who have completed over 45 transactions with a total value exceeding 2.7 billion EUR (24% market share) during the last three years. From a long-term perspective, the highest share of transactions has been achieved in retail segment (1.3 billion EUR from a total), followed by offices (1.0 billion EUR from a total). In comparison with the competition, CBRE cooperates with the biggest number of Czech investors (1.3 billion EUR from a total).