Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the brick and mortar retail industry was already trying to keep up with rapidly changing consumer needs and growing digital competition. Any challenges were amplified once the pandemic took hold and every market had to reckon with its greatest, and newest, upheaval. To better manage these challenges and develop quick and effective solutions, landlords partnered with retail tenants and have since experimented with concepts and innovations that are fast becoming a permanent fixture in the industry’s survival toolbox.
Reinventing Retail in the Age of COVID-19: Maximizing Landlord and Tenant Partnership Opportunities
Managing Partner | Turkey
I have been managing Colliers International in Turkey for the past 15 years, in the capacity of Managing Partner.
My main emphasis during this period; along with the general management of the company, was directing the agency and brokerage services for commercial real estate, helping clients in projects totalling to over a million square meters of leased and sold space.
Prior to the role of Managing Partner, I have been directing the real estate valuation & advisory services, between 2000 and 2004, creating a reference portfolio of over 30 million square meters valued or analyzed, including offices, retail, residential, hotels, and mix-use projects.
I am also one of the founders of Colliers International in Turkey.
Director | Head of Valuation and Advisory Services
Ahmet is a Head of Valuation&Advisory Services Department of Colliers International Turkey.
He joined Colliers International Turkey in 2005 and is responsible for managing the project team concentrated on preparing comprehensive valuation, financial feasibility and highest and best use analysis reports. He also manages the daily operations, client relationships and supervises the team.
Throughout his career, he has been involved in numerous valuation and consulting activities including portfolio and single asset valuations, highest and best use analysis, feasibility studies, market analysis and discounted cash flow analysis. His areas of specialty include Office, Retail, Hospitality, Industrial and Residential projects.
He is a certified Capital Markets Boards of Turkey appraiser and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).