Integrated property services provider Savills Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Mr. Charles Chan and his team of thirty-five valuation experts to reinforce the company's rapid expansion and meet rapidly growing demand for real estate investment services.
Mr. Chan, formerly Managing Director of Chesterton Petty Limited brings over 20 years of high-level strategic professional property services expertise and is recognized as a distinguished expert in the Hong Kong real estate community.
"We are delighted to welcome Charles and his valuation team to Savills," said Mr. Raymond Lee, Managing Director and Head of Investment Savills (Hong Kong) Ltd. "This appointment represents a major coup for the company and adds further weight to our existing service strengths in both Hong Kong, Macao and China.
"Savills recognizes that international valuation and consultancy services are increasingly in demand as individual, corporate and institutional investors locally and internationally, including North American and European funds, turn their attention in ever increasing numbers to Asia's buoyant and rapidly expanding real estate markets," he said.
Mr. Chan joins Savills as an Executive Director and will be responsible for developing an enhanced professional services team offering a full line of services including valuation; feasibility studies; government lease modification, rating appeals, litigation and a range of other property consultancy services.
"The acquisition of an entire team and the development of this reinforced professional services expertise under the direction of Mr. Chan is an indication of the aggressive growth and commitment to service that Savills is undertaking in its expansion plans for the Asia region," said Mr. Robert McKellar, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific.
"We are actively building upon our strong service capabilities in Asia including agency, asset management, valuation and consultancy as we build upon our leadership position in the region as one of Asia's pre-eminent real estate service providers."