Károly Katkó has joined Skanska Hungary, the local branch of one of the worldʼs largest construction and project development groups, as leasing and asset management director, the company told the Budapest Business Journal in a press release.
In his new position, Katkó will be responsible for the development of the company’s leasing strategy for office and commercial space and asset management, as well as for cooperation with tenants and business partners.
Prior to joining Skanska, Katkó worked with real estate advisory firm CBRE, where he was head of tenant representation and was responsible for real estate consultancy for the companyʼs global corporate accounts in Hungary. At the company, he also worked on local tenant representation mandates. Before his tenure at CBRE, he acted as a landlord representative as a senior consultant at JLL.
"Today’s commercial real estate market is complex and consists of tenants and investors with unique requirements," says Marcin Łapiński, managing director of Skanska Hungary. "Károly brings more than 15 years of experience to our team and, as a senior leader in the real estate industry, has demonstrated a deep understanding of clients and built strong connections."
Łapiński adds that the appointment supports Skanska’s continuous ambition to bring value to its tenants and to look for innovative and even more efficient ways to hit new milestones in delivering state-of-the-art ideas and solutions to the real estate industry.
"I’m proud to be joining a company dedicated to creating future-proof and sustainable workplaces contributing to the well-being of building users, as well as customer profitability," notes Katkó. "It is a unique opportunity that came at the right time as a next step in my career. It’s exciting to work with a group of like-minded professionals with tremendous experience and a similar long-term vision."