Kajima Properties appoints new asset manager focused on European portfolio

Eleanor Harbage MRICS

Kajima Properties, the London based property investor, developer and asset manager, has appointed Eleanor Harbage MRICS as an asset manager for its European portfolio, with a predominant focus on Logistics assets and Purpose Built Student Accommodation.

Based in Kajima Properties’ London office, Eleanor will report to John Harcourt, Managing Director of Kajima Properties.

Eleanor joins Kajima Properties from Accrue Capital, a UK-based investment management specialist where she was responsible for a mixed portfolio of commercial property assets. Prior to that, she spent the first 5 years of her career at Helix Property Advisors as a Property and Asset Manager, overseeing a portfolio of commercial properties in London and Scotland predominantly.

Eleanor will work alongside Kajima Properties’ asset management team and will additionally focus on developing relationships with new and existing join venture partners, including in Germany, Spain, Poland and the Netherlands.

Eleanor Harbage, Asset Manager, Kajima Properties commented: “Throughout the recruitment process, Kajima stood out for its people, culture and assets. Logistics especially is a sector that has remained resilient in the coronavirus pandemic, and I’m looking forward to working across Europe on new, exciting projects with an excellent team.”

John Harcourt, Managing Director, Kajima Properties commented: “We are very excited to welcome Eleanor to the team, where she will be able to draw on her experience to further develop and enhance Kajima Properties’ presence in Western and Central European markets. I look forward to working with her as we continue to seek out and develop opportunities.