Canary Wharf Group appoints CBRE IM’s John Mulqueen as its Chief Investment Officer – 23.05.23

Canary Wharf Group (“CWG”) today announces it has appointed John Mulqueen as its Chief Investment Officer.  John will arrive in August 2023.

Mulqueen, currently Managing Director and Head of EMEA Offices Operator Division at CBRE Investment Management (CBRE IM), will join the Executive team as part of the continued development of Canary Wharf’s vibrant mixed-use community. Canary Wharf Group continues to develop, with award-winning residential, growing leisure and retail facilities, and a diverse office portfolio attracting customers from health and life sciences, tech and other growing industries.

John brings over 30 years of real estate experience in the UK and EMEA including investment strategy, transactions, development, leasing, and management. He was previously CBRE IM’s Head of Transactions EMEA.

Prior to CBRE he was the London Group Director at Hammerson plc and worked at Liverpool Victoria Asset Management, managing commercial property asset funds across retail, industrial and offices. 

Shobi Khan, CEO, Canary Wharf Group, said: “I am delighted to welcome John Mulqueen to Canary Wharf Group. With his strong track record and broad experience, he will be a fantastic addition to our team as we progress our investment plans and significant development pipeline. We continue to transform the estate into one of the world’s most attractive locations to live, work and play.”

John Mulqueen said: “I am excited to join Canary Wharf Group. The Company has a well-earned and long-standing reputation as a world-class developer and operator. Canary Wharf today is an iconic, vibrant mixed-use community. I look forward to joining the team to deliver the Company’s ambitious plans.”


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Notes to Editors

About Canary Wharf Group:

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments. 

CWG is a sustainable developer in the UK and also excels operationally as it has purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and sent zero waste to landfill since 2009. 

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to 16.5 acres of green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 70 bars, cafes and restaurants and over 300 shops, including 8 grocery stores, pharmacies and health clubs all within 15 minutes’ walk. 

The Company’s current £2.4bn construction activity and pipeline includes more than 500k square feet NIA of commercial properties and over 2,400 new homes for sale and rent.
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