CBRE appoints Phil Cann as Head of Investment Properties

26 May 2017 1 min. read
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CBRE has appointed Phil Cann, to the role of Head of Investment Properties. He takes responsibility for a team of 170 across the UK, with an expanded international outlook. The appointment is effective from 1 June.

American-based real estate consultancy CBRE has appointed a new boss for its UK Investment Properties wing. Phil Cann, a board member of the Westminster Property Association and the Bond Street Strategic Board, joined CBRE in 2005 following the acquisition of Dalgleish – the company where he had worked since 1992. His latter roles at CBRE were that of the Chairman of Retail Capital Markets from 2009, before a promotion to Head of the company’s UK Retail division saw him manage a 160-strong team across a broad portfolio of projects.

Phil Cann - CBRE

In the latest chapter of his career in professional services, which spans some three decades, Cann has been appointed as Head of Investment Properties at the commercial property focused consulting firm. The new role sees Cann head up a team of more than 170 Investment Properties advisors in the UK. He will be required to work closely with some of the firm’s EMEA and globally focused teams, including that of Capital Markets and Capital Advisors. He will continue to support the firm’s retail property investment clients, particularly in the central London marketplace.

Commenting on the appointment of Cann, Managing Director at CBRE UK Ciaran Bird expressed his delight that Cann had agreed to take on the key role of leading the UK Investment Properties team. He added, “Phil’s proven leadership skills and investment expertise in the UK and with overseas investors, means this key promotion will further strengthen our ability to harness the full power of our teams across all sectors around the UK and the use of our market knowledge to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients.”