Colliers bolsters APAC Corporate Solutions team appointing Martin Chavez as China Head

Based in Shanghai, Mr. Chavez will lead the Corporate Solutions team in China and spearhead the growth of the China Corporate Solutions platform working closely with the local business and leadership.

SHANGHAI, 9 July 2018 -- Colliers International (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, has announced that Martin Chavez has been appointed Senior Director, Corporate Solutions Asia Pacific. 

Based in Shanghai, Mr. Chavez will lead the Corporate Solutions team in China and spearhead the growth of the China Corporate Solutions platform working closely with the local business and leadership.

With over 17 years of professional experience and 12 years in China real estate, Mr. Chavez has a proven track record of leveraging his expertise to forge strong relationships with leading corporate occupier clients. He has worked across the U.S., South America and Asia, and is fluent in English, Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese. 

Abhishek Bajpai, Executive Director of Corporate Solutions Asia Pacific, commented: “I’m thrilled to have Martin join us to lead the China Corporate Solutions platform which will no doubt bolster our regional offering to our clients. Martin is highly skilled in cross-border real estate transactions and I’m confident he will leverage his extensive international network and broad industry experience to help our clients accelerate their business success.”

Prior to joining Colliers, Mr. Chavez led MNC Occupier Services for Cushman & Wakefield China, collaborating with leading brokers and Corporate Services teams of both inbound MNCs in China and outbound Chinese companies expanding into global markets. Additionally, he also held senior level positions at JLL and CBRE, based in Beijing.