MLP appoints Andreas R.W. Wahlen as Manager Business Development & Acquisitions in Germany
MLP Group, a developer on the European warehouse property market, is strengthening its team responsible for foreign expansion, having appointed Andreas R.W. Wahlen as Manager Business Development & Acquisitions based in the Company’s new offices in Cologne. With this addition to the team, MLP Group has gained an experienced real estate professional to support the developer’s further expansion in Germany and Austria.
MLP Group is gradually solidifying its position in Europe, mainly on the German and Austrian markets, seen as strategically important to the Group. This is confirmed by the recent appointment to MLP Group’s team responsible for business expansion beyond Poland’s western border. Andreas R.W. Wahlen has joined the Company’s newly opened office in Cologne as Manager Business Development and Acquisitions, with responsibilities that will include supporting current and new projects and coordinating acquisitions on the German and Austrian markets.
Andreas R.W. Wahlen has extensive knowledge and experience in commercial real estate leasing and acquisitions. Prior to joining MLP Group, he worked for RheinReal Immobilien, a real estate consultant. Most recently, he was a Senior Consultant, Advisory & Transaction Services, at the Industrial and Logistics department of the German branch of CBRE, one of the world’s leading real estate consulting service providers and investment firms.
“We aim to keep solidifying our position on the European market. This is why we are gradually adding new resources to our business development team in Germany and Austria. With Andreas Wahlen on board, we have gained an experienced professional with an excellent understanding of the local market, who will certainly give us a strong impetus to further expand the scale of our business in this part of Europe. We expect investments in Germany and Austria to account for 50% or more of our portfolio by 2024,” stressed Radosław T. Krochta, President of the Management Board of MLP Group S.A.
“I am very excited to join the professional and highly motivated team at MLP Group. I’m sure I will be able to contribute to its further development so it becomes a prominent and innovative player in Germany and Austria,” said Andreas Wahlen, Manager Business Development & Acquisitions MLP Group.
Having opened a new office in Cologne, MLP Group is further expanding its foothold in Germany. It has ongoing projects in Berlin, Unna, Schwalmtal/Mönchengladbach and Gelsenkirchen, with many more in the pipeline – having signed a number of reservation agreements to secure a land bank for further business and logistics park projects in Western Europe.