On 1 July 2014, Michael Oliel, 34, joined the Retail Agency department of Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) Germany in the position of Associate. In this role, he will focus on leasing retail space to national and international retailers in renowned locations throughout Germany.
After graduating with a degree in Business Studies with a focus on real estate in London, Michael Oliel started his career at Kemper's in Cologne in 2006. In 2008, he moved to CBRE in Cologne as a Senior Consultant, and to Dusseldorf in 2011. He is now based at the C&W office in Frankfurt.
Michael Oliel's duties at C&W include the acquisition of retail properties and prospective tenants, advising national and international retailers on their plans for expansion, and advising owners and project developers on the design, planning and leasing of retail properties in shopping malls and centres.
Marc Alfken, Head of Retail at Cushman & Wakefield in Germany, stated: “Michael Oliel has longstanding experience of working with international and national retailers throughout Germany and has access to an excellent network of contacts. He is the ideal addition to our leasing team.”