CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) today announced that Charles Wardroper has been appointed managing director of its business in Poland. Mr Wardroper was previously a regional managing director for CBRE UK where he headed up the UK North East region. He replaces Nigel Wade who, after eight successful years, is leaving the company.
Mr Wardroper brings over 20 years of commercial property experience to CBRE Poland, including seven years at CBRE. For the past two years he has headed up the company's UK North East regional business, significantly improving market share and establishing CBRE as the number one office leasing agent in the city of Leeds. Previous roles have included a number of senior positions in office agency teams at both CBRE and other market competitors.
CB Richard Ellis Poland has experienced rapid growth since establishing its first office in Warsaw in 2000. Today, the company is recognised as a leader in its field and with over 100 advisors providing transaction and consultancy real estate services across the country. Despite the slowing market, in Quarter 3 2008 the company advised on several significant transactions including, the disposal of GE Real Estate's 37,000 m