•Robert Allen-Mersh joins Coros as Head of UK and is tasked with further driving the UK business
• Coros recently opened a branch office in London in November 2021 as it targets UKexpansion
Berlin/Munich/London, 18. January 2021.
Effective 10 January, Robert Allen-Mersh will be the new Head of UK at Coros. In his newly created position, he will be responsible for implementing Coros’ investment strategy and growing the real estate portfolio in the UK,initially with a focus on value-add commercial properties in London.
Robert Allen-Mersh has extensive experience in the UK real estate investment business. Prior to joining Coros, he worked at investment advisor Eastdil Secured across various European real estate markets, most recently with a focus on structured finance and debt placement in the UK. Thereafter he worked as Vice President at Yoo Capital Management on numerous opportunistic real estate transactions in the commercial and alternative investment sectors.
“London is one of the core markets where we want to grow significantly and increase our footprint over the next few years. Therefore, we are delighted that we have found the right person in Rob to drive this forward. He knows the market as well as the current trends, brings the right network and has already proven his expertise in identifying and unlocking value in urban real estate opportunities,” said Leonhard Sachsenhauser, Founding Partner of Coros.
“We see ourselves as a new generation of real estate entrepreneurs who try novel and innovative approaches. Our goal is to significantly improve urban landscapes and we want to turn every property in our portfolio to added value for our investors, tenants and urban communities. Rob brings exactly this entrepreneurial spirit, willingness for an open discourse and creative out-of-the-box thinking, which characterise our working philosophy at Coros. With him, we can continue to evolve our business.”
“Coros is a collective of dynamic real estate entrepreneurs who use creative approaches to realise sustainable solutions for urban spaces and their users and communities. I am very Creating value for urban communities excited to be joining the business and look forward to my new task, continuing to build upon the great success Coros has achieved in Germany here in the UK as we identify and unlock opportunities,” added Robert Allen-Mersh, Head of UK at Coros.
“London is one of the most important, liquid and diverse real estate markets globally and has repeatedly proven its resilience to macro-economic and geo-political impacts. The city offers fantastic investment opportunities in the context of the ongoing transformation of the real estate industry towards more digital, sustainable, and service-oriented properties. Coros is ideally positioned to capitalise on these opportunities, with the necessary vision, expertise and experience.”
Coros opened its London office in November 2021, the company's third branch besides Munich and Berlin.
Coros is a real estate company with a long-term strategy and offices in Berlin, Munich, and London. It identifies unused potential in urban areas and develops sustainable use concepts to realize lasting value for partners and urban societies. Our partners include institutional investors, such as German pension funds as well as international family offices. Together we realize modern office properties and urban quarters in German and European metropolises. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a high level of analytical competence, we develop smart strategies for the sustainable design of urban spaces. In this way, we aim not only to optimally develop the individual potential of a property, but also to identify the needs of the community at an early stage and contribute to shaping the future. Together with our institutional partners, we have realized a project volume of well over 1 billion euros.
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