Partner, Head of Office Agency
Petr Zalsky is active on the Prague´s real estate market since 2001.
Petr has joined Colliers in 2018 as a Partner and Director of the office leasing department. Petr´s main responsibility is the overall operation, performance and growth of the Office Agency department including strategic planning, business development and client´s relationship. Petr also take active role in identifying potential leads, dealing with ongoing transactions and negotiation on behalf of our clients. Petr and his team offer a consultancy and advisory services to clients: investors, developers and occupiers.
Prior joining Colliers Petr was for 12 years with CA Immo (Europolis, which was acquired by CA Immo) where he was responsible for the leasing activities of the Prague´s office portfolio which represented approx. 115,000 sqm and consisted of five office buildings: Danube House, Nile House, Amazon Court, Kavci Hory Office Park and Technopark.
Master of Science in Real Estate Investment and Management, Sheffield Hallam University
Memberships & Involvements
Senior Associate | Office Agency
I joined the office department of Colliers International in January 2014 as a Research & Marketing Specialist. I was providing full office market research, preparing market reports, marketing materials and press releases, compiling proposals for RFI´s and RFP´s, and helping to put together numerous successful Tenant Representation proposals and pitches. I have been advising landlords and tenants on all aspects of marketing real estate and leasing or acquiring office accommodation.
In mid 2015 I have started to work as an Office Letting Agent and Consultant, representing the landlord side, negotiation of lease terms, ensuring smooth communication between the landlord and tenant and making their expectations meet.
Prior to joining Colliers Office agency, I worked for 2,5 years as an CE Market Research Analyst in the industrial department of Cushman & Wakefield and I was also reporting agents activity and it´s outcomes to landlords such as Prologis, Segro and Goodman.
Between years 2000 and 2010, I was active in the film industry and as of 2003 in a role of a Film Production Manager. To name some of my clients – Proctor & Gamble, Henkel, DHL and Mc Donald’s.
Through my 17 years of experience with client care, out of which 7 years on the Czech real estate market, I am sensitive to all requirements and needs of clients which combined with my market reasearch experiencehas given me a head-start in solving any issues in aquiring a suitable space. From previous employments I also have a thorough experience in marketing, budgeting, project management, organizing teams and events, translating and interpreting.
Senior Associate | Office Agency
I have been working as the senior Tenant representation consultant in the Prague Colliers Office Agency since 2013. Since then I have worked with both local and international companies and corporations, amongst the others with McKinsey, Red Hat, Microsoft, BMW, Opel, Beiersdorf, Amway, BDP, Tarsago and others.
Prior to joining Colliers, I worked for Gardiner&Theobald as construction coordinator of retail units during reconstruction and expansion of Shopping Centre Cerný Most, Prague. In this role I was responsible for managing all aspects of Landlord - Tenant contact prior and during construction as well as at the opening of the new shopping centre. In the same role I also acted for ECE Projekt- management Prague, as construction coordinator of the retail units in Shopping Centre Arkády Pankrác, Prague.
Previously I worked as Client Service Manager at SATPO Development, being responsible for negotiation of contractual conditions, supervision of the property management, client care from signature of the reservation contract until the end of the warranty service for the luxury apartments.
Prior to experience in construction industry I spent 3,5 years in the USA, Boston, working for SHORENSTEIN CO., Bay Colony, as Property manager. In this position I was co-responsible for management of the property comprising of 98.000 m2 of premium office space on 23,5ha of park campus, occupied by 50+ top quality companies.
The main experience in office letting prior to my current engagement I gained while working for Jones Lang LaSalle, Prague, as office leasing advisor. I was in daily contact with landlords, leasing vacant premises, preparing commercial reporting, and organising marketing events for the properties of our clients.
Research Analyst | Czech
I've joined Colliers in spring 2019 and I am currently part of Office Agency team - focusing on Landlord representation.
I started working in real estate in early 2013 in PSN as an Leasing Consultant for whole office and industrial portfolio. Thanks to vast number of properties, I quickly learned many things about market. Later on, I was offered by PSN to join newly created team at KOTVA Department store, where I worked on both current & newly developed state. Later on, I moved to TESCO Czech republic as Mall Leasing Manager - responsible for leasing 5 of their biggest shopping malls in whole CZ. Thanks to this, I've gained an experience in retail leasing.
Associate | Office Agency
I've joined Colliers as of April 2019 and I am part of the Office Agency team - focusing on Landlords representation and Brokerage.
Before joining Colliers International I've been managing housing portfolio in Prague with responsibility for marketing and client’s accommodation and also working as a Project Manager for Hochman & Partners. As a Project Manager I worked on the creation of the site gdprforum.cz and I was part of the team working for Makro ČR.
Workplace Consultant | Workplace Advisory
John is working with the office landlord and tenant representation team and being fully involved in advising landlords and tenants on all aspects of either marketing real estate, leasing or acquiring office accommodation throughout the Czech Republic.