Trammell Crow Company Appoints of UK Logistics
Trammell Crow Company (TCC), one of the largest real estate development companies in the U.S., today announced that Mike Forster has been appointed Director, Head of UK Logistics for the firm.
April 8, 2021
Industry Veteran Mike Forster Tapped to Lead Logistics Developments Throughout the UK
Trammell Crow Company (TCC), one of the largest real estate development companies in the U.S., today announced that Mike Forster has been appointed Director, Head of UK Logistics for the firm. Based in London, he will be responsible for the overall direction, strategy, sourcing, acquisition, financing for the development of large-scale logistics development projects, including all commercial acquisitions for the firm throughout the United Kingdom.
A 30-year industry veteran, Forster will report to Ian Worboys, TCC’s Managing Director, Head of European Logistics. “Mike is among the best leaders in the business with a track record of delivering some of the UK’s largest logistics parks from inception to completion and build-to-suit projects for a wide variety of major occupiers,” said Worboys. “He is a strategic thinker and good communicator with strong high-level market relationships with local and industry partners. His leadership in successfully defining, implementing business plans and sourcing new business will be essential as we grow our logistics development business throughout the UK and Europe.”
Forster joins TCC from DHL Real Estate Solutions in London where he most recently served as a Development Director with the firm. Throughout his career, he has held various senior leadership roles at iSec, P3 Parks, working alongside Worboys, Burford Group and Valad.
“As speculative and occupier logistics development opportunities experience tremendous growth throughout the UK, I am pleased to be joining the TCC European team to grow the business and establish our brand throughout the UK and Europe,” added Forster. “I joined the firm because of its entrepreneurial spirit, platform and strong appetite to expand globally. Alongside Ian, we look forward to identifying the right opportunities in the right markets to position TCC as a European leader in the logistics development space.”In February, Trammell Crow Company announced the launch of the firm’s logistics development capabilities in Europe under the direction of Worboys. The firm plans to open additional offices this year across major markets, including Germany, France and Spain, with additional expansion throughout Europe envisioned.
Trammell Crow Company
Trammell Crow Company (TCC) is a global commercial real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas. Founded in 1948, TCC has developed or acquired nearly 2,900 buildings valued at $75 billion and over 655 million square feet. As of September 30, 2023, TCC had $15.4 billion of projects in process and $14.5 billion in its pipeline. It employs 650 professionals in 28 major cities throughout the United States and Europe. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial/logistics, healthcare, life sciences and mixed-use projects, as well as multi-family residential through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential. For more information visit www.TrammellCrow.com.