|CBRE announced that David Egan, a 20-year veteran of real estate analysis and research, has been appointed Global Head of Industrial & Logistics Research. He will continue his work overseeing CBRE’s research on the industry in the Americas.
Egan joined CBRE in 2013 and was named Americas Head of Industrial & Logistics Research in 2014. With the new appointment, he adds responsibility for guiding CBRE’s global research on the sector, including reports on topics such as e-commerce fulfillment, automation, development trends and supply chain strategies, as well as advising multinational clients.
Egan encourages collaboration among CBRE researchers in various global regions as well as across specialties, including projects to analyze the intersection of the Retail and Industrial & Logistics sectors.
“Market research is one of CBRE’s vital tools for helping clients to understand the constantly changing warehouse-and-distribution sector,” said Adam Mullen, CBRE Senior Managing Director and Americas Leader of Industrial & Logistics. “The insightful, global research directed by David helps our more than 1,000 Industrial & Logistics professionals across the globe keep their clients informed of industrial real estate’s pivotal role in their business.”
Egan joined CBRE as Director of Research & Analysis in Chicago. Prior to joining CBRE, he worked in various executive, advisory and brokerage roles for Ernst & Young, Colliers International and Duke Realty.
“Globalization is a key driver of the Industrial & Logistics and Retail ecosystems, so it is essential for CBRE to continually analyze and research the business trends and market implications,” said Amaury Gariel, CBRE Managing Director of Industrial & Logistics in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “David, with his skills and proven experience, is best equipped to direct research that supports our clients and our professionals around the world.”