Bimal Sharma

Head – Retail Advisory & Transaction Services, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd.,

Bimal heads the Retail business for CBRE in India and is responsible for the growth and delivery of the business across the country. In his over 19 years of experience in the retail real estate sector, he has been involved in a wide range of assignments for leading developers (including feasibility studies, shopping center advisory, design advisory and creating leasing strategies), as well as for reputed retailers (including market entry and store expansion strategies). In his previous role, Bimal spearheaded Business Development for the leading multiplex operator – Cinepolis and successfully assisted them in executing an ambitious expansion plan across the county. In his tenure with the leading South India developer – Prestige Estates, Bimal helped lease their 3 key shopping center developments in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mangalore. He has also been the South India Regional Head of Retail business for Jones Lang LaSalle and has undertaken extensive landlord and tenant representation assignments during the same. Having worked through the entire spectrum of the retail real estate business in his various professional roles; as a real estate developer, as a retailer, and as a retail property consultant – Bimal is valued by his clients for his ability to provide deep industry insights and create holistic property solutions for them.