Tokyo, 20 June 2018 -- Colliers International (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, has announced that Masahiro Fuse has been appointed Head of Japan Valuation & Advisory Services (CIVAS).
Based in Tokyo, Mr. Fuse is responsible for delivering valuation, appraisal and advisory services for domestic and international clients through collaboration with all service lines in Japan and the CIVAS Asia team. With over 20 years of experience in real estate, of which 12 years in valuation & advisory, Mr. Fuse has advised on a wide variety of transactions in Japan and overseas, totaling over USD12 billion, on office, retail, logistics, hotels, golf course, and amusement assets. Prior to joining Colliers, he was a Director at CBRE Japan where he was responsible for business development and Head of Sourcing & Acquisition at ING Real Estate Investment Funds.
David Faulkner, Asia Managing Director of Valuation & Advisory Services, commented: “I’m delighted to have Mr. Fuse on board to lead our Valuation & Advisory business. I’m confident that with Mr. Fuse’s abundant valuation experience and extensive network in the Japan investment sector, he will lead the team to deliver superior valuation advice and act as a strategic partner for investors and developers across Japanese markets.”
Effective as of June, Colliers Japan also appointed Dick Olango as Senior Director of Project Management, based in Tokyo. Mr. Olango brings over 14 years of experience in architecture, construction and project management, and possesses a strong track record working on office expansion, relocation and due diligence with some of the largest multinational clients in Japan including GSK, Amazon, Cisco, Ernst & Young and Caterpillar Japan. Prior to joining Colliers, he was a senior member of the project management team at CBRE Japan.
“We continue to strengthen our Asia project management platform by bringing in proven leaders like Dick,” said Saacketh Chawla, Head of Project Management Asia. “Japan is a big growth opportunity for project management and Dick’s addition to the team enhances our capabilities which will see us increase our market share very quickly.”
Katsuji Tokita, Japan Managing Director, added: “I’m thrilled that Mr. Fuse and Mr. Olango have joined our expanding Japan team. Having strong leadership is key to accelerating our clients’ success in this fast-growing market. I look forward to having these two dynamic leaders steer our Valuation and Project Management businesses to create exceptional value for our clients moving forward.”
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