CapMan Real Estate has appointed Carsten Kirk to Development Director at CapMan Real Estate Denmark. In this key role, he will be responsible for CapMan Real Estate’s development projects in Denmark. Mr. Kirk will be based in Copenhagen and start in his position on 1 June 2022.
This appointment is a central building block in the execution of CapMan Real Estate ‘s strategic ambitions in Denmark. The team has demonstrated a consistent track record of productive dealmaking and executed on several successful value-add projects. Most recently, the team leased out a unique office space in Copenhagen which is undergoing a complete transformation from a 140-year-old warehouse building, originally used as a storage and brewery for Carlsberg, into high-end office premises. CapMan Real Estate is looking to further expand its scope of activities in Denmark and to further diversify its current platform, keeping ahead of the curve to be able to fulfil future investment needs.
“We are very happy to get Carsten onboard with us. His skill set and character are a perfect fit for CapMan, and we expect our co-operation to be productive on many levels. By appointing Carsten into this new role, we want to further strengthen our existing asset management platform while preparing for future growth. Carsten plays a key role in this development, and as we move forward, executing on our strategy, we expect there will be more hires to follow in the near future,” says Peter Gill, Partner, and Head of CapMan Real Estate Denmark.
“I am very pleased with joining the team at CapMan and bringing my more than 35 years of experience in investing, dealmaking, and developing real estate to good use. I look forward to acquainting myself with the team and tasks and get to work, focusing on value optimization and generating a sustainable and attractive return for CapMan's investors”, shares Carsten Kirk, Development Director at CapMan Real Estate.
Mr. Kirk has over 35 years of experience working within the Danish real estate industry, where he also has a significant and relevant network. Most recently he worked as Project Director at MT Højgaard Projektudvikling, where he stayed for over seven years. Mr. Kirk is an accomplished real estate professional, having accumulated experience from virtually every segment within the industry, often working on the most demanding cases.