MANAMA: Global real estate consulting firm CBRE has announced two new appointments for the Middle East.
With more than seven years of experience in valuation, with the last three being in the Middle East, Louise Liddell joins the CBRE team as an associate director for valuation consultancy.
Based in Dubai, she will be responsible for valuations in the Middle East and North Africa region for CBRE's clientele, offering a wide range of services that include bank lending, financial reporting and initial public offering. Prior to joining CBRE, Ms Liddell worked with JLL MENA within their valuation team.
Adding to its Middle East in-house research and consultancy capabilities, CBRE has also appointed Erik Volkers as a senior consultant for research and consultancy.
With more than eight years of experience in real estate advisory services, he will offer CBRE clientele a full spectrum of research and consultancy services that include market research, development strategies and (financial) feasibility studies.
Before joining CBRE Middle East, Mr Volkers worked for a consultancy firm in the Netherlands.
"The Middle East and GCC, in particular, is witnessing renewed economic activity," CBRE Middle East managing director Nick Maclean said.
"These key appointments reflect our drive and commitment to further bolster our expertise and ability to offer consultancy services to our growing clientele in the region.
"We are delighted to have Louise and Erik join our growing team in the Middle East.
"Both of them come with a strong understanding of the property market and I'm sure their experience will be invaluable in helping us deliver best-in-class services to our clients," Mr Maclean added.