【Deal Maker of the Year】
Richard Zhang, Executive Director, Head of China Business EMEA, CBRE
Richard Zhang established CBRE’s London China Business team in 2007 and has since led a large majority of the Chinese property acquisitions in the UK, particularly in London, including a number of landmark transactions by Chinese state-owned corporations, Tier 1 Chinese banks, major China based developers, Chinese Sovereign Funds and private clients.
In 2017 alone, Richard and his team achieved a total transaction volume of £1.5 billion, representing almost 75% of total central London transaction volume from Mainland Chinese investors in 2017.
Richard has lead the China Business Team in completing many successful deals over the years. His resourcefulness, commercial experience and natural ability to build personal relationships will continue to set standards in the real estate market, creating a legacy for years to come.