Robert Skládal joins the Cushman & Wakefield Retail Agency team as a Partner. The experienced retail market professional will lead the Shopping Centres team.
Since October 2022, Robert Skládal (aged 49) holds the post of the Head of Shopping Centre Leasing and Releasing at Cushman & Wakefield.
Robert has over 25 years of experience in various segments of the real estate market including the development of new shopping centres (leasing strategy and plans, identifying potential tenants, leasing negotiations), leasing of existing shopping centers (renewals, re-let) and asset management. He participated in projects with a total GLA of more than 2.5 million sq m in 2,300 shops across the world. He worked in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, India, United Kingdom and United States.
He spent the last two years in INGKA Centres in India where he was responsible for leasing two mixed use projects with more than 250,000 sq m of GLA. He held a similar role at MULTI Development (Westfield Chodov, Olympia Brno, Olympia Plzeň, Olympia Olomouc). He focused on the leasing of existing shopping centres for Unibail Rodamco (Westfield Chodov, Centrum Černý most, development of Arkády Pankrác) and for INGKA Centres in Russia (14 shopping centres). As Senior Asset Manager in GE Real Estate Central Europe he was responsible for assets in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Bulgaria. He also has experience with leasing involvement in projects before and just after acquisition – Kings Mall in London, 6x6 in San Francisco.
In his new role, Robert Skládal will be responsible for Cushman & Wakefield’s activities related to shopping centre leasing and advisory. He will focus on the development of new projects, such as Dornych in Brno, Savarin in Prague, and Eurovea in Bratislava. He will also take care of the portfolio of nearly 40 shopping centres with a total area of almost one million sq m whose leasing or property management Cushman & Wakefield is in charge of.
Robert enjoys spending time with his family or listening to audiobooks, he is interested in history.