European logistics specialist Verdionhas appointed George Starck (47) as Chief Investment Officer. He wants to be responsible for Verdion’s growing pan-European investment platform. In collaboration with Simon Walter, Director of Asset Management, he wants to identify and drive business opportunities.
Starck comes from Alpha Industrial GmbH, where as commercialdirector he led a team of 20 employees. Here is a total area of 1.1 million m² and a pipeline of 600,000 m². In addition, he was responsible for the Group’s buying and selling activities. Earlier, Starck worked for Aareal Asset Management (now Schroders) and for ING Real Estate (now CBRE Global Investors).
Michael Hughes, CEO of Verdion, Says: “The momentum in the logistics real estate market is currently driven by two key trends:. Increasing urbanization and digital transformation . We can benefit from this with strategic investments Georg Starck has the experience and the CORRESPONDING achievements to achieve just that. THEREFORE , we are happy to have him on board. In the future, the strategic investments will be a key pillar of Verdion’s business model alongside our outstanding development pipeline. “
Georg Starck: “VerdionInvests in logistics and industrial real estate with value add and core profiles, especially in prime outskirts and central locations in the UK, Germany, Denmark and Sweden. With the increasing demand for urban logistics andmiledeliveries, we want to focus more on established and growing locations in the future, which we can reposition using Verdion’s many years of expertise. “