Head of Development
With over 15 years of experience in the real estate sector, both locally and internationally, Contasta has gained extensive experience in developing innovative world class real estate ventures. The vast arrays of asset types and roles covered by Contasta in his career has enabled him to successfully manage complex real estate projects and provide clients with design, construction and development insights, coupled with strong ﬁnancial, sales and marketing indications.
Contasta has joined Colliers REMS in 2019 as Business Development and is responsible to further growth of its service lines in the Italian market.
Prior joining Colliers Contasta worked for Parsitalia Real Estate (2010-2018), covering the role of Sales & Marketing Director and Development Director on several large real estate projects, owned either by the Parsitalia Group or by third party Real Estate Funds (Hines SGR, BNP Paribas SGR, Beni Stabili SGR to name a few).
Previously Contasta worked as Project Director for SHVO (2007-2010), a real estate sales & marketing firm, in its New York and Dubai offices, as well as Lead Architect for Zaha Hadid Architects (2005-2007) in its London office.
Architectural Association - M.Arch. London (UK) . Graduated from the Design Research Laboratory. The Thesis project (LoopSpace) has been awarded First Prize in the Miami Biennale Competition ‘Possible Futures’, a Design Merit Award at the Far Eastern International Digital Design Award and published in Europe, Asia and America.
Architectural Professional Licence Exam, Esame di Stato (Italy), equivalent of Riba part 3 (UK)
Milan Polytechnic - B.Arch. Milan (Italy) Graduated with distinction as Doctor of Architecture