The real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield has just announced the incorporation of Elena Fernández as an associate and Marta Goñi as a senior consultant to the Retail High Street team in Spain.
Both will be part of a team led by Domènec Casellas, Head of Retail High Street in Spain.
Elena and Marta have extensive experience in the Retail sector. Before joining the C&W team, Elena was at BNP, CBRE, JLL, King Sturge and Atisreal Auguste-Thouard, where she participated in the arrival of Nike, IKKS, Ferragamo, Rabat, Armani and Delphinia to Serrano Street in Madrid, Chanel and Brunello Cucinelly to Ortega y Gasset, Fnac and Uniqlo to Goya, Parfois, Tous and the Real Madrid store to Gran Vía, and Decathlon to Fuencarral. For her part, Marta, before joining the company, worked for BNParibas, CBRE, JLL and Cisco Systems, among others, where she participated in operations such as the arrival of Gant and Sebago on Serrano Street or Sita Murt and Anabel Lee on Claudio Coello Street.
According to data from C&W, activity on the High Street continues with a similar trend to that registered in 2019. The first quarter of 2022 totals 9,500 m² transacted in the SuperPrime and Prime sections of the main commercial arteries of Madrid and Barcelona. As for the size of the operations, 72% correspond to contracts with surfaces of up to 300 m².
Of the operations closed by C&W in recent months, it is worth mentioning Uniqlo in Gran Via, Ray-Ban in Passeig de Gràcia, Zimmermann in Serrano street and in Passeig de Gràcia. Regarding other cities, Tous has opened in Seville and Rituals will open its doors shortly in Valladolid.
According to Elena Fernández, "it is a pride to be able to become part of the leading consultancy worldwide". For her part, Marta Goñi says she is "very excited to start contributing to the great success that the C&W Retail team has been reaping in recent years".
According to Domènec Casellas, "his arrival has exceeded our expectations. Great professionals with a proven track record that fits perfectly with our current team and with whom we will create very positive synergies that will be reflected towards our customers".
Joanna Joyce, Head of Retail Agency Madrid, points out that "we are confident that Elena and Marta will bring a differentiating element to our Cushman DNA that will help create an impact in many areas".