Beata Kokeli has been named as Head of Retail Agency of global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield Poland.
As Head of Retail Agency, Beata Kokeli will lead a team of specialists who draw on their in-depth local and global retail market expertise to deliver integrated advisory services on development, tenant acquisition, strategic marketing and risk management in shopping centres, retail parks, high street stores and outlet centres to assist clients in achieving their business goals.
In her new role, Beata will focus primarily on business development and expansion of advisory services to better support Cushman & Wakefield’s clients in driving forward their strategic objectives in Poland.
Beata Kokeli has more than 20 years of real estate experience working both at development companies and real estate agencies. Between 2001 and 2008 she was responsible for development, leasing and marketing at the Danish TK Development Group, and in the years 2008-2012 at the Polish company Centrum Development & Investments she coordinated as Chief Commercial Officer the development and implementation of marketing and commercial strategies for existing and future investment projects. Between 2012 and 2016, Beata was Head of Property and Asset Management at CBRE and then Senior Director and Head of Retail. She focused on developing retail market services. In July 2016 she was appointed as Head of Asset Management of TriGranit, and between 1 July 2017 and March 2019 was the managing director of TriGranit Poland with responsibility for the firm’s operations, portfolio strategy, asset and property management, and leasing activities. As part of her primary duties of overseeing the entire TriGranit portfolio consisting of office and retail projects, she also supported new asset acquisition and development processes. In 2019, as a senior advisor, the head of group office leasing, following TriGranit’s acquisition by the Revetas Group, she was responsible for office leasing processes across CEE.
Beata graduated in Marketing and Management from the Warsaw Management School. She studied English Philology at the University of Warsaw and completed postgraduate Executive MBA studies at the Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management in Warsaw. She is a licensed real estate broker and manager.
“The Retail Agency of Cushman & Wakefield Poland will be headed by an expert with an unrivalled and diverse experience in commercial real estate. I am confident that going forward the team of our specialists led by Beata will prove even more efficient in advising and supporting our clients and dealing with the challenges they are facing,” says Charles Taylor, Partner, Head of Cushman & Wakefield Poland.