Eurofund Group appoints former UK Head of Leasing from URW and Westfield Stratford City – Alex Coffey

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Eurofund Group appoints former UK Head of Leasing from URW and Westfield Stratford City – Alex Coffey

Eurofund Group, the international real estate investment and development company behind numerous successful commercial real estate projects in continental Europe, is pleased to announce that Alex Coffey has joined Eurofund Group’s leadership team as the new Commercial Director effective on 20th April. 

Coffey brings over 17 years of planning and leadership in project leasing strategy with leasing management functions for Westfield, including tenant mix concept and strategy for Westfield Stratford City after managing leasing teams to develop the setting and evaluations that helped Westfield Stratford become the most successful retail destination in the UK. His specialties include driving change in lease and tenancy strategies across retail and introducing innovative ways of project leading.

Before joining the Eurofund Group team, Coffey worked in the UK since 2005 at Cushman & Wakefield as Head of Leasing, helping to reposition pipeline projects including Basingstoke Festival place phase2 on behalf of Grosvenor or Canterbury Whitefriars on behalf of Land Securities. 

Ian Sandford, President of the Eurofund Group, commented:  “Alex is a fantastic addition to our team and is as passionate about the future of retail as we are. We’re delighted to have someone of his calibre join our senior and growing team.”

Alberto Esguevillas, Chief Executive Officer Eurofund UK, added: “Alex is a highly respected executive and former colleague of mine at Westfield. He brings with him charismatic leadership, boundless energy, a wealth of industry experience, a catalogue of personal successes and first-to-market achievements.”

Principally active across retail and logistics, Eurofund Group aims to unlock value as the retail industry continues to change and evolve; keeping pace with the changes presented by the digital economy, embracing the opportunities e-commerce brings for bricks and mortar, whilst enhancing customer experience with a level of emotional engagement that online cannot offer. 

About Eurofund Group

Eurofund Group is a privately owned investment company operating in Spain, Portugal, UK and Italy. The group includes Eurofund Retail, Eurofund Logistics (ELCP), and Living, a division that will soon invest in senior living projects and that already operates The Hood (Lisbon), an anti-mall concept that combines retail, restaurants, leisure, and cultural activities. 

Some of the company’s most notable projects include Puerto Venecia Zaragoza, the best shopping center in the world in 2013, the acquisition of UBBO (formerly Dolce Vita Tejo) in Lisbon, where Eurofund Group has transformed it into the first Shopping Resort in Portugal, and the recent acquisition of Silverburn, the benchmark shopping center in Glasgow, UK.

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