It also signals the firm’s commitment to the Netherlands, where it has transacted over EUR 300m of deals in recent months and has seen increased demand to deliver high level asset management services.
Marcel and Edgar join Savills IM with over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate investment each, co-founding independent advisory firm Deltastate Makelaars en Vastgoedadviseurs together in 2005. Both Marcel and Edgar have worked closely with Savills IM since 2008, consulting on numerous real estate deals in the Netherlands such as the successful sale of a 11,000m2+ office building in Almere and acquired retail assets in Enschede (Coolcat and Mango) and Tilburg (Aabe Fabriek). With a proven track record in advising investors and their extensive experience of transactions and asset management across multiple sectors, they have an extensive understanding of the Netherlands that will add to Savills IM's existing market capabilities.
Kiran Patel, Chief Investment Officer at Savills IM commented: "Marcel and Edgar's knowledge of the Dutch real estate investment market will enable us to build a larger presence in the Netherlands and further strengthen local asset management and transaction expertise at a time where we are looking to make several more acquisitions in the immediate future."
Marcel and Edgar commented: "We are delighted to be joining Savills IM following eight years of working closely with the company in an advisory role and excited to be becoming part of Savills IM at a time of continued expansion."
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