Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7.30PM / Brickstone Release
Brickstone announced on Monday, November 14, 2016 that Raymond Chetti has joined the firm in an Advisory Leadership role for its’ Urban Planning, Development, and Retail Planning sectors where he will aid in delivering advisory, design and planning services.
Raymond is an urban planning and retail development consultant with experience providing retail market analysis and GIS-based consultancy for real estate projects in over 16 countries spread out from Asia, the Middle East, and North America. He has worked with a number of major players in the global retail consulting market such as Vancouver-based Thomas Consultants and G.P. Rollo & Associates, Dubai-based McARTHUR + COMPANY; and Seoul-based Thomas Consultants Asia Pacific.
Babafemi Awofala, Partner and Head, Advisory & Asset Management for Brickstone, said, “Ray brings over 5 years of experience as a leader in retail, urban planning and strategic development consultancy to the African Retail Real Estate market. He will bring significant experience to Brickstone which will be invaluable as we continue to provide exceptional advisory services in real estate and infrastructure projects to key locations all throughout Africa.”
Rotimi Ladipo-Ajayi, Partner and Head, Design & Construction Delivery for Brickstone said, “Raymond’s experience in Asia will aid Brickstone’s Design Practice for a number of ongoing and prospective Retail Malls and Urban Planning projects in Africa.”
Raymond commented, “I am excited to begin this journey with Brickstone and look forward to partnering with the firm’s leadership to provide unparalled levels of customer service, technical expertise, and professional insight to a market that is considered the world’s newest business frontier. Through my experience working with a number of major players in the global retail consulting market I believe the African market is ripe for modern, lifestyle, class A retail developments as Africa’s consumer sector continues to grow and offers many opportunities.
We look forward to creating these successes with Brickstone as we move forward together.”
Brickstone is an integrated multi-disciplinary professional service firm providing advisory, design and construction delivery services throughout the entire process of developing capital intensive projects with the objective of ensuring the profitability and protect its long-term asset value for sponsors. As a multidisciplinary organization, we take ownership of the development project from conception to completion. Our service delivery focus is mainly in 4 areas namely Advisory, Design, Construction Delivery and Asset Management for the Real Estate and Infrastructure sectors.