New Leasing Director at Horizon Development
Kata Mazsaroff will assume the role of Leasing Director at premium Hungarian real estate developer Horizon Development from September 2020. With her ambitious goals and remarkable professional background, the new executive will be heading the company’s leasing department and participating in the value creation process of the company.
Having graduated with a degree in Economics (Business Communications) from the Budapest Metropolitan University Kata Mazsaroff started her career in 2006 at Digital Realty Trust, REIT (Boston) where she was responsible for the marketing and portfolio management of East Coast properties. Since 2007 she has been fulfilling various positions at Colliers International (Budapest) in occupier services including tenant representation, workplace advisory and change management. Over the course of these 13 years, she managed 250,000 sqm of office projects with a lease value of €280 million. Her latest position at Colliers International was Director, Head of Occupier Services, Office Agency.
Moving from a real estate agency to a premium developer is a definite shift in approach with a new type of involvement in the property industry. Kata Mazsaroff reflected on her motives and ambitions when accepting the new challenge: “I am excited to have the opportunity to join Horizon Development where premium quality, innovative solutions and future-proof value creation represent the company’s core principles. Furthermore, I look forward to extending my knowledge by gaining insight from the developer’s angle whilst adding value beyond the strategic leasing activities towards the acquisition and design phases.”
Attila Kovács MRICS founder and managing partner of Horizon Development, Balázs Czár managing partner and Gabriella Sasvári associate partner greeted the new Leasing Director: “We are extremely pleased to have come to an agreement with Kata with whom we had the pleasure of closely working together on different projects during the past couple of years. With her utmost professionalism and thorough knowledge of the real estate market we are confident that she will be a real asset in our organization, not only leasing and divesting our prime development projects, but also shaping our development concept with her true understanding of the tenants’ mindset and current organizational priorities. We wholeheartedly welcome Kata Mazsaroff Leasing Director to Horizon Development.”