by Property Forum | Career

JLL Slovakia announced the appointment of Rudolf Nemec, MRICS as the new Head of Capital Markets, effective from 1st of September. Rudolf has had an intensive 6 years of professional experience at JLL during which he has worked on all major real estate transactions in Slovakia. In his new role, Rudolf will be responsible for building and maintaining strong business relationships with existing and new clients active predominantly in Slovakia and CEE. He brings expertise, enthusiasm, profound market knowledge and a clear understanding of the Capital Markets transactional business.


Miroslav Barnáš MRICS, CEO CZ & SK JLL, adds: „Looking back at our track record of successfully facilitated transactions over the past 6 years in Slovakia, we genuinely believe that Rudolf’s talent for proactive client approach, unconventional thinking, knowledge and experience will further enhance our performance within Capital Markets. Rudolf’s appointment underlines our commitment to keeping professional and career development of our employees and talent among our priorities. Investing in the right talent is key to ensuring we can deliver what is best for our clients.“

Miroslav Barnas

Miroslav Barnas

CEO for Czech Republic & Slovakia
JLL

Miroslav is a real estate professional with over ten-year experience with commercial and residential properties. His main focus is advising tenants and landlords, sellers and buyers on the leasing, acquisition, disposals and development of commercial and residential space in the CEE region. For the past 10 years, he was also responsible for development, management and driving forward the business of JLL in Slovakia. In January 2017, Miroslav was appointed to lead JLL´s business in the Czech Republic alongside his existing responsibilities as country manager for JLL Slovakia. Today he oversees the team of more than 110 real estate professionals in both the Czech and Slovak republics. Besides the managing responsibilities, he heads the Capital Market team - the most experienced Capital Market team in the Slovak and the Czech market. He is responsible for ensuring that a best practice, client care, proactive communication and appropriate technical knowledge is provided by all team members. By market, he is perceived as an ambassador of ethical approach and transparent dealing. Miroslav is a qualified surveyor and member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.  More »

Mike Atwell, Head of Capital markets CEE, JLL, adds: „Since 2016 we see record-breaking volumes transacted in Slovakia and we are proud that the JLL Investment team was able to secure several milestone deals and currently holds the largest track-record by the number of deals and by investment volume. As No.1 in investment sales and acquisitions of commercial properties in Slovakia, it is critical for us to appoint an experienced professional with enthusiasm and ability to not only respond to but to identify new market trends and new clients' needs.“

Mike Atwell

Mike Atwell

Head of Capital Markets Czech Republic and Lead Director CEE
JLL

As Head of Capital Markets for the Czech Republic and Lead Director for Central and Eastern Europe, Mike oversees a team of more than 30 capital markets experts across CEE. His responsibilities include setting overall business development strategy for JLL's capital markets activities in CEE and the Czech Republic specifically, working closely with local and regional teams. Mike brings to JLL more than 30 years of experience in international real estate consulting, including 13 years in Central Europe during which he was involved in some of the highest profile transactions across the region.  More »

Rudolf joined JLL in 2013. He has been providing a full range of buy-side and sell-side services, covering offices, retail, industrial and hotel sectors. Together with his team, he transacted more than Eur 1bn worth of real estate assets in Slovakia. He graduated with an MSc in Real Estate from Cass Business School, London, UK. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors & recipient of RICS' Chris H. Bennett Memorial Award.

Rudolf Nemec

Rudolf Nemec

Head of Capital Markets Slovakia
JLL

Rudolf joined JLL in 2013. He has been providing a full range of buy-side and sell-side services, covering offices, retail, industrial and hotel sectors. Rudolf has had very intensive 6 years of professional experience and prior real estate educational background. During his time at JLL, he has worked on all major post-crisis real estate transactions in Slovakia. Rudolf graduated with MSc in Real Estate from Cass Business School, London, UK. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors & recipient of RICS' Chris H. Bennett Memorial Award.

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Track record worth €1 billion

Since 2006, the Slovak Investment team at JLL has built up its reputation of the go to investment advisor to local and international clients in Slovakia. Only in the last 12 months, JLL advised its clients on property transactions worth more than €325 million and in the last 5 years worth of €1 billion.

The team with proven experience was present on the majority of significant investment deals in Slovakia - from advising to Allianz on the acquisition of the Central Shopping Center, participating in two strategic office acquisitions in Slovakia of the Wood & Company´s real estate fund - Lakeside Park (26,000 sqm) and Aupark Office Building in Bratislava (35,000 sqm) followed by facilitating entrance of a new international capital to the Eastern Slovakia with the purchase of Business Center Tesla 2 developed by Penta Investments.

Since  2013, JLL team facilitated milestone industrial and logistic deals in Slovakia, providing advisory to SachsenFonds and JTRE during the sale of DNV park, to Macquaire Infrastructure & Real Assets (MIRA) during the acquisition of Vector parks, industrial portfolio from HB Reavis, to AU Optronics on disposal of their Trencin Industrial Park up to securing the largest single asset logistic deal ever closed in the CEE region (both by area and investment volume), sale of the Prologis Park Galanta Gan (240,000 sqm) to the Chinese sovereign fund CNIC.