Andrew Bibby, Chief Executive of Grosvenor Americas, is pleased to announce the following appointment to the Board of Directors:
Ellen F. Hall, Global Head of Real Estate Investments and Corporate Development at Iron Mountain, brings a global perspective to the Board and provides more than 20 years of international experience in the real estate industry. Prior to Iron Mountain, Ellen served as Senior Vice President in Fund Management at Prologis, a multinational logistics REIT, where she was a long-standing member of the European Executive Management Team and a rotating member of the Prologis Investment Committee. Ellen has held senior positions at AMB Property Corporation and AMB Property Europe, leading the Company’s international transaction division operating out of San Francisco, Paris, Amsterdam and Boston where Ellen currently resides.
“Ms. Hall’s international property experience will greatly benefit our Board. I’m confident her fresh perspectives will support our North American growth strategy,” said Mr. Bibby.
Of the appointment, Ellen Hall said this: “I’m pleased to be joining Grosvenor Americas’ Board, especially as the Company prepares to welcome new leadership and continue to expand its portfolio of quality assets in its key markets.”
Grosvenor Americas is the North American subsidiary of London-based Grosvenor Group, a privately-owned property company with 17 offices in 11 countries and assets in 16 countries. The Company takes particular interest in urban mixed-use property and manages C$4.5 billion of assets in North American cities.
About Grosvenor Americas
Grosvenor Americas is an active developer, investor and co-investor across Canada and the USA. Our strategy is to invest in vibrant urban locations where we can add value and address some of the challenges that face our markets, including housing supply. Our active development pipeline includes 875 California Street in San Francisco and The Pacific in downtown Vancouver, as well as the second phase of Grosvenor Ambleside in West Vancouver. Our Structured Development Finance programme invests in projects that address affordability issues by providing capital to early stage developers and our Investment programme adds value to residential, retail and commercial assets in high-quality places.
As at 31 December 2017, Grosvenor Americas had assets under management of C$5.0bn.