Michał Ćwikliński

Establishing new real estate advisory agency on Polish market - Apleona GVA – subsidiary of Apleona Group worldwide operating real estate consultants, deriving best practices from Germany and UK.
Building up a team of professionals and enthusiasts providing clients with investment and technical advisory as well as occupier services.
Candidate’s name Michał Ćwikliński
Company’s name Apleona GVA Sp. z o.o.
Current position Managing Partner, Country Head Poland
Description of the position Establishing new real estate advisory agency on Polish market - Apleona GVA – subsidiary of Apleona Group worldwide operating real estate consultants, deriving best practices from Germany and UK.
Building up a team of professionals and enthusiasts providing clients with investment and technical advisory as well as occupier services.
Work experience in this position Investment advisory team is securing almost EUR 400 million transactions in all three main commercial property sectors: retail, offices and industrial, having exclusive sell-side mandates and pending buy-side instructions.
Strong technical advisory team is already cooperating with such notable customers as Union Investment, Invesco, IFP Erste Immobilienfonds and a few others.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.) - investment consultancy
- technical advisory
- building advisory and project management
- financials, valuations, analytics
- corporate solutions
- occupier services
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity) 90 employees in Poland
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year n/a
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc) August 2017: Managing Partner, Country Head Poland at Apleona GVA Sp. z o.o. - the real estate advisory services provider.

2010-July 2017: Member of the Board of Savills Sp. z o.o. and Head of the Investment Department with the following scope:
- Direct business generation (including cross-selling to other departments within the company),
- Client management and strengthening relationships with the retained company’s clients,
- Team management,
- Responsibility for the business line and the performance of the department

2004-2010: Associate Director at King Sturge, Warsaw and London
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year The recent (as a Member of the Board of Savills Sp. z o.o. and Head of the Investment Department) transactions include:
- Acquisition of Bonarka City Centre in Krakow for €360million on behalf of Rockcastle Real Estate
- Acquisition of Gdanski Business Center in warsaw for €186million on behalf of SIM/EPF
- Disposal of Prime Corporate Center (Raiffeisen Bank HQ in Poland) for €90million on behalf of GethouseGolub
- Acquisition of GaleriaJantar in Slupsk for ca. €90million on behalf of CBRE GI
- Acquisition of Karolinka and Pogoria shopping centers for over €220million on behalf of Rockcastle Real Estate
- Disposal of Vision Portfolio, with value-add opportunities, for ca. €33million on behalf of Arka TFI
- Disposal of Metropol Park Blonie for ca. €15million to Hillwood
- Acquisition of Gate One and Modularna Warsaw logistics for over €35million on behalf of SIM/EPF

Has been involved in a number of highprofile investment transactions accounting in total for over €3 billion in the last few years.

New big business challenge: establishing new real estate advisory agency on Polish market - Apleona GVA – subsidiary of Apleona Group worldwide operating real estate consultants, deriving best practices from Germany and UK.
Building up a team of professionals and enthusiasts providing clients with investment and technical advisory as well as occupier services.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market - professionalism and reliability going together with sociable attitude
- true engagement in caring for contacts that already resulted in many interesting and valuable meetings and successful closings
- raising quality standards of communication, offers and services
Other industry awards and prizes Investment Broker of the Year Award by Europa Property Magazine (2016) Capital Markets Team of the Year Award by CIJ Magazine (2016)
Candidate’s name
Michał Ćwikliński
Company’s name
Apleona GVA Sp. z o.o.
Current position
Managing Partner, Country Head Poland
Description of the position
Establishing new real estate advisory agency on Polish market - Apleona GVA – subsidiary of Apleona Group worldwide operating real estate consultants, deriving best practices from Germany and UK.
Building up a team of professionals and enthusiasts providing clients with investment and technical advisory as well as occupier services.
Work experience in this position
Investment advisory team is securing almost EUR 400 million transactions in all three main commercial property sectors: retail, offices and industrial, having exclusive sell-side mandates and pending buy-side instructions.
Strong technical advisory team is already cooperating with such notable customers as Union Investment, Invesco, IFP Erste Immobilienfonds and a few others.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.)
- investment consultancy
- technical advisory
- building advisory and project management
- financials, valuations, analytics
- corporate solutions
- occupier services
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity)
90 employees in Poland
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year
n/a
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc)
August 2017: Managing Partner, Country Head Poland at Apleona GVA Sp. z o.o. - the real estate advisory services provider.

2010-July 2017: Member of the Board of Savills Sp. z o.o. and Head of the Investment Department with the following scope:
- Direct business generation (including cross-selling to other departments within the company),
- Client management and strengthening relationships with the retained company’s clients,
- Team management,
- Responsibility for the business line and the performance of the department

2004-2010: Associate Director at King Sturge, Warsaw and London
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year
The recent (as a Member of the Board of Savills Sp. z o.o. and Head of the Investment Department) transactions include:
- Acquisition of Bonarka City Centre in Krakow for €360million on behalf of Rockcastle Real Estate
- Acquisition of Gdanski Business Center in warsaw for €186million on behalf of SIM/EPF
- Disposal of Prime Corporate Center (Raiffeisen Bank HQ in Poland) for €90million on behalf of GethouseGolub
- Acquisition of GaleriaJantar in Slupsk for ca. €90million on behalf of CBRE GI
- Acquisition of Karolinka and Pogoria shopping centers for over €220million on behalf of Rockcastle Real Estate
- Disposal of Vision Portfolio, with value-add opportunities, for ca. €33million on behalf of Arka TFI
- Disposal of Metropol Park Blonie for ca. €15million to Hillwood
- Acquisition of Gate One and Modularna Warsaw logistics for over €35million on behalf of SIM/EPF

Has been involved in a number of highprofile investment transactions accounting in total for over €3 billion in the last few years.

New big business challenge: establishing new real estate advisory agency on Polish market - Apleona GVA – subsidiary of Apleona Group worldwide operating real estate consultants, deriving best practices from Germany and UK.
Building up a team of professionals and enthusiasts providing clients with investment and technical advisory as well as occupier services.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
- professionalism and reliability going together with sociable attitude
- true engagement in caring for contacts that already resulted in many interesting and valuable meetings and successful closings
- raising quality standards of communication, offers and services
Other industry awards and prizes
Investment Broker of the Year Award by Europa Property Magazine (2016) Capital Markets Team of the Year Award by CIJ Magazine (2016)

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