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Leading Tenant Rep Talent Joins Savills


New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2015

Savills is pleased to announce the expansion of its commercial leasing and tenant representation business with the hiring of the leading tenant representation team made up of Marcus Loo, Greg Marler and Ashley Swan whom were formerly from Colliers International Singapore.

Collectively, the trio has a combined tenant representation experience in excess of 50 years. Their unusual approach to brokerage by focusing purely on representing tenants and providing independent advice without neither fear nor favour, has built client loyalty through the years.

Chris Marriott, chief executive officer of Savills South East Asia, said, “Savills is delighted to welcome such an experienced team; Marcus, Greg and Ashley on board. Over the past few years, they have proved themselves to be leaders in the tenant rep arena and I have no doubt that combined with Savills regional strength and our new international partnership with Savills Studley in North America, they will carve out a leading position in the Singapore marketplace for Savills.”

In making the announcement, Marriott confirmed that Marcus Loo, who brings along with him 15 years of expertise in office leasing, tenant representation, will assume the position of Executive Director and heads up the expanded business unit within Savills Singapore. The newly combined team is one of the largest in Singapore and will focus on commercial office and business park space.

The team will be equipped with specialist tenant advisory capability, having one of the largest market shares in advising many of the leading financial institutions, MNC’s and local businesses, including some of the largest new lettings, renewals and restructures.

Commenting on the move, Marcus Loo said, “We are delighted to be joining such a strong business with a clear intent to grow in Singapore on the back of a strong Asia Pacific platform. The three of us have been together for a number of years and the proposition to build an even stronger business was attractive especially given the associations Savills has in Asia, North America and Europe.”

In 2014, Savills expanded it international platform with the USD260m acquisition of Studley, the leading tenant representation business in North America.







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New Regional Manager MEA joins WATG team in Dubai


Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) November 07, 2014

WATG, a global design firm, which has worked on some of the most iconic landmarks in the Gulf region, such as the Emirates Palace, the Atlantis and the One & Only Royal Mirage welcomes Nasser Turk as Regional Manager MEA. An established design consultant for mixed-used and resort master planning, urban design and new town and residential community planning, Nasser will support regional efforts to deliver innovative design solutions to the firm’s growing clients in the region.

“The dynamic growth in the Gulf continues to impress and we want to continue to provide our clients in the region with WATG’s highest standards of design consultancy. We are very happy to have Nasser onboard to strengthen our local team with his planning and urban design expertise,” said Muriel Muirden, executive vice president and managing director strategy. “His background in planning and his experience with local regulations excellently complement our team in Dubai.”

Prior to WATG, Nasser worked as Senior Design Consultant for the Abu Dhabi Municipality. Nasser has 16 years of combined industry experience in the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America where he earned his bachelor’s degree in planning from Arizona State University. Nasser is a member of the American Planning Association, and active with the Urban Land Institute.

About WATG

Over the course of the last seven decades, WATG and affiliated design studio Wimberly Interiors have become the worlds leading design consultants for the hospitality, leisure and entertainment industries. With offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, London, Istanbul, Dubai, Singapore, and Honolulu the full-service design firm is best known for creating internationally acclaimed destinations in 160 countries across six continents. WATG offers design services comprising planning, urban design, architecture, landscape, interior design and strategy for urban tourism and resort destinations. The company has a strong record in hospitality projects having created landmarks such as The Venetian in Las Vegas, the Atlantis Hotels in the Bahamas and Dubai, as well as Ritz Carlton, St Regis, Hilton, Sheraton, Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental hotels in iconic locations such as Kuala Lumpur, Honolulu, Taipei, Shanghai, and Dubai. WATG’s projects are renowned not only for their design and sense of place but also for their bottom-line success. Explore more at watg.com and wimberlyinteriors.com.







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