India, November 17, 2016 –Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the appointment of Saurabh Shatdal as Managing Director for Developer & Investor services, Cushman & Wakefield India. Based in Mumbai, Saurabh will spearhead the firm’s focus and commitment in providing asset owners with an integrated and strategic approach to better manage and optimize their real estate assets across the entire development lifecycle.
Saurabh’s new role marks his return to Cushman & Wakefield India, where in an earlier role, he led office transactions for the Western region. He returns to the firm from CBRE India with him close to two decades of industry experience and in managing teams across a diverse portfolio of responsibilities across sales, investments, leasing and consulting for hospitality focused businesses.
Cushman & Wakefield’s Developer & Investor Services will also see the addition of Rohit Goyal as Director for Developer & Investor Services, joining Saurabh Shatdal and additional two team members to expand the firm’s offering for developers and owners. Rohit also moves to Cushman & Wakefield from CBRE India.
Anshul Jain, Managing Director, India, Cushman & Wakefield said,“With a focus on providing clients with the right advisory, counsel and services that are business relevant, Cushman & Wakefield as a firm works towards bringing together the best talent in the industry. Having led and managed innumerable strategic transactions for Cushman & Wakefield in the past, backed by rich experience, Saurabh understands our pulse, bringing in innovation to our efforts in maximizing market opportunities and enhancing service delivery to clients. We are delighted to have him join our leadership team as we look forward to an exciting year ahead.”
Anshul adds on,“The asset ownership is changing rapidly in India – institutional ownership of asset and maturing developer businesses are beginning to demand an integrated service delivery approach focused on maximizing asset value. This change calls for specialized approach to provide forward thinking, holistic solutions to Indian & International Developers, Asset Owners and Funds. In his new role, Saurabh will work closely with various services to drive an end to end methodology and channelize our service offerings to maximize value for asset owners.”
Speaking about his appointment Saurabh Shatdal said, “I am excited to return to Cushman & Wakefield and be a part of the winning team recognized for commitment to clients and in delivering outstanding results. I look forward to working closely with the entire team at Cushman & Wakefield.”
With the real estate industry evolving and heading to be more organized there is a growing need for professional services. Developer & Investor Services from Cushman & Wakefield will focus precisely on Developer, Investor and Institutional clients- who are rapidly expanding or consolidating their real estate portfolios- providing them with integrated end to end services – acquire, fund, build, operate and monetize.