Partner, Head of Office Agency
Petr Zalsky is active on the Prague´s real estate market since 2001.
Petr has joined Colliers in 2018 as a Partner and Director of the office leasing department. Petr´s main responsibility is the overall operation, performance and growth of the Office Agency department including strategic planning, business development and client´s relationship. Petr also take active role in identifying potential leads, dealing with ongoing transactions and negotiation on behalf of our clients. Petr and his team offer a consultancy and advisory services to clients: investors, developers and occupiers.
Prior joining Colliers Petr was for 12 years with CA Immo (Europolis, which was acquired by CA Immo) where he was responsible for the leasing activities of the Prague´s office portfolio which represented approx. 115,000 sqm and consisted of five office buildings: Danube House, Nile House, Amazon Court, Kavci Hory Office Park and Technopark.
Master of Science in Real Estate Investment and Management, Sheffield Hallam University
Memberships & Involvements
Senior Associate | Office Agency
I have been working as the senior Tenant representation consultant in the Prague Colliers Office Agency since 2013. Since then I have worked with both local and international companies and corporations, amongst the others with McKinsey, Red Hat, Microsoft, BMW, Opel, Beiersdorf, Amway, BDP, Tarsago and others.
Prior to joining Colliers, I worked for Gardiner&Theobald as construction coordinator of retail units during reconstruction and expansion of Shopping Centre Cerný Most, Prague. In this role I was responsible for managing all aspects of Landlord - Tenant contact prior and during construction as well as at the opening of the new shopping centre. In the same role I also acted for ECE Projekt- management Prague, as construction coordinator of the retail units in Shopping Centre Arkády Pankrác, Prague.
Previously I worked as Client Service Manager at SATPO Development, being responsible for negotiation of contractual conditions, supervision of the property management, client care from signature of the reservation contract until the end of the warranty service for the luxury apartments.
Prior to experience in construction industry I spent 3,5 years in the USA, Boston, working for SHORENSTEIN CO., Bay Colony, as Property manager. In this position I was co-responsible for management of the property comprising of 98.000 m2 of premium office space on 23,5ha of park campus, occupied by 50+ top quality companies.
The main experience in office letting prior to my current engagement I gained while working for Jones Lang LaSalle, Prague, as office leasing advisor. I was in daily contact with landlords, leasing vacant premises, preparing commercial reporting, and organising marketing events for the properties of our clients.
Research Analyst | Czech
I joined Colliers Czech Republic in March 2019 as an agent in Office Agency. In several months, I quickly caught-up and was involved in several successful contracts done by the agency. By the end of 2019 I’ve decided to join newly staffed department of research with vision to utilize my curiosity and look for new challenges, as I become responsible for whole new set of tasks.
My first step in commercial real estate carrier was in 2013 with PSN, a local developer active in residential, retail, office and warehouse sectors. I was able to acquire much experience in all these fields and in time accepted a position of letting manager of Kotva Department store.
Just before joining Colliers, I worked for Tesco Stores as a Mall Leasing Manager. My responsibility was to secure new leases for five biggest shopping centres which Tesco owned by that time in Prague, Pilsen, Ostrava, Opava and Karlovy Vary.
Prior of my career in commercial real estate, I worked in several construction companies as a designer in both civil and transport construction.
Associate | Office Agency
I've joined Colliers as of April 2019 and I am part of the Office Agency team - focusing on Landlords representation and Brokerage.
Before joining Colliers International I've been managing housing portfolio in Prague with responsibility for marketing and client’s accommodation and also working as a Project Manager for Hochman & Partners. As a Project Manager I worked on the creation of the site gdprforum.cz and I was part of the team working for Makro ČR.