New Appointment Strengthens PPF Real Estate Russia Director Team
Nikola Obajdin has been appointed Office Leasing Director at PPF Real Estate Russia, part of the international holding company PPF Real Estate Holding B.V. (part of PPF Group N.V.). In his new role, Nikola Obajdin will be in charge of marketing and office leasing. His new role encompasses attracting lessees for the first stage of Comcity, Russia’s first commercial real estate complex specifically built as a business park. Early next year, more than 100,000 sq.m. of office space is to be commissioned and Comcity will become one of New Moscow’s key projects.
Nikola Obajdin is a graduate of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute. After three years as an office real estate consultant with the Moscow office of Jones Lang LaSalle, in 2009 he joined Knight Frank in Moscow first as a senior consultant and then as the Director of the Office Property Department. In this latter position, he was in charge of managing of one of the market’s strongest teams dealing with leading office real estate owners and corporate clients. As well as the management of his department, he was also responsible for the strategic development of the company and its business. Nikola Obajdin was also a member of the company’s Board of Directors.
Over his 7-year commercial real estate career to date, Nikola Obajdin has struck a number of deals with some of the market’s most prominent players.