The promotion of James Wrenn to Executive Director, heading the Capital Markets division in the MENA region, was announced today. Wrenn will focus on the acquisition and disposal of investment assets, along with debt and equity advisory across all commercial real estate asset classes from hotels, retail, offices, healthcare, education, industrial and multi-family, and will work with high net worth individuals, family owned asset management groups, institutional investors and REITs.
With 14 years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry, Wrenn has spent a major portion of his professional career as part of Colliers’ hotel division, where his last position was Director, Head of Hotel Advisory, MENA. He is a MRICS Chartered Surveyor and holds a BA in Economics and an MSc in Real Estate.
Following his promotion, Wrenn will work alongside the wider Colliers global network of Capital Markets teams, especially in Europe and Asia, to represent investors in both regional and international markets.
“With the dynamic and growing markets in the region, James was the undisputable choice to lead the capital markets division,” said Raja Alameddine, CEO, Colliers MENA. “His expertise will lead us to maximise opportunities in the industry, provide value-added services to our clients and accelerate our position in the region.”
“My remit at Colliers has enabled me to work with exceptional teams and individuals both regionally and globally, with the aim of strengthening regional presence and capturing market share. I look forward to my new role as Head of Capital Markets and dedicating my efforts to enhance our capabilities and stimulate success for our clients.” said James Wrenn, Executive Director, Capital Markets, MENA.