Robert Welanetz, CRX, CSM Biography
Robert Welanetz, CRX, CSM
Real Estate Partner’s Global Retail Real Estate Advisor
Robert Welanetz, SCSM is Blackstone Real Estate Partner’s Global Retail Real Estate
Advisor. In this capacity as a retail sector expert he assists in sourcing and creating
investment strategies, underwriting acquisition targets and determining strategic asset
management guidance for retail real estate within Blackstone’s global real estate portfolio.
Prior to his existing affiliation with Blackstone, Mr. Welanetz, was President and CEO of
Shanghai Kinghill Limited and Co-Chairman of Chia Tai Real Estate, real estate subsidiaries
of The CP Group, a well-respected Thailand based international conglomerate.
Previously, Mr. Welanetz held executive positions as President and CEO of Jones Lang
LaSalle Retail, Senior VP and Head of Lend Lease Retail Americas and Managing Director
Retail for The Yarmouth Group.
Mr. Welanetz is a past Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers and
a former member of the Executive Committee of the Board. Formerly on the Boards of
Brixmor and Galileo Property Trust, Mr. Welanetz currently serves on the Supervisory Board
of Multi Development, a Netherlands based Pan-European shopping center company.