- Naoki has 26 years of experience in tenancy and retail management services
- Cushman & Wakefield to expand retail-sector landlord advisory and representation business, including expansion into regional cities nationwide
Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, announced today that Naoki Mita has joined the firm in Tokyo as Director of Landlord Representation, Retail Services. The Retail Landlord Representation Services team provides leasing advisory services to landlords, developers and owners of retail properties, including shopping centers throughout Japan. Naoki will leverage his 26 years of retail experience, which includes shopping center tenancy and store management, to expand Cushman & Wakefield’s Landlord Representation services in Tokyo and in regional cities throughout Japan.
Landlord Representation is one of the three core services offered by Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Services platform, along with Tenant Representation and Outbound Services. With this platform, the team is also able to support retailers in the roll-out of their stores, as well as provide outbound support such as aiding the overseas expansion of Japanese brands.
Isao Suga, Executive Director, Head of Retail Services at Cushman & Wakefield, stated,
"We are delighted to welcome Naoki as Director of Landlord Representation Services. Cushman & Wakefield has a strong global network and knowledge in the retail space and combined with Naoki’s vast experience gained over the years while working across a wide range of commercial facilities including regional malls in prime and city-center locations, I am confident we will contribute significantly to the development of retail properties that offer the right mix of brands to meet the evolving needs of Japanese consumers."
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Naoki worked for Mori Building Co., Ltd. for approximately 12 years, beginning in 2007. He was responsible for leasing the diverse commercial portfolio operated by Mori Building. One of the key projects that he worked on was the successful leasing of the GINZA SIX Project. Prior to joining Mori Building, he was engaged in leasing and store management at PARCO Co., Ltd. for 14 years, where he brought in many tenants throughout the diverse Parco portfolio. He is a Licensed Japanese Real Estate Agent.