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Head of Research and Strategy, Core and Core Plus Capital, LaSalle Investment Management, United Kingdom
Petra Blazkova is Head of Research and Strategy, Core and Core Plus Capital in Europe. In this capacity, she works closely with a number of LaSalle’s funds and separate account clients to help inform investment decisions and portfolio construction. Additionally, Petra takes a leading role in establishing LaSalle’s European strategy outlook. This includes defining fund strategies, identifying acquisition opportunities and bringing new sources of capital to Europe. To this end, she works closely with several teams across London, Munich, Paris and elsewhere around the world.
Prior to joining LaSalle in 2019, Petra worked for Real Capital Analytics (RCA), overseeing a team researching capital market trends and transactions, developing investment advisory services and overseeing RCA’s business development in analytics services. From 2011 to 2015, she led Asia Pacific Capital Markets Research for CBRE in Singapore. Before that, she covered logistics markets across Europe and investment markets as Head of EMEA Capital Markets Research for King Sturge (since acquired by now JLL) in London. Petra began her career in real estate research at Colliers in Prague, where she worked from 2000 to 2004.
Petra holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Henley Business School at the University of Reading. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, serving on the Living Concepts Council.