George Wilson is a licensed Architect with 31 years’ experience in commercial architectural practice and evaluations focused on commercial property of diverse types in North America.
He is a Managing Director within CBRE VAS and specializes in Property Condition Assessments and Technical Due Diligence (Building Surveys) in the U.S. and Canada. He leads a team of surveyors that specialize in this field.
As he is best practice lead, he is responsible for the determining of CBRE’s policies and procedures in respect of this business line. George has led multi-disciplinary technical teams to undertake building surveys over a range of property types including commercial office, residential, retail, industrial, research & development facilities, critical facilities and hotels. Many of these roles have related to multi-site and multi-country portfolios for a range of purposes including property acquisition and disposal, loan security or legal purposes.
- Waldorf Astoria | New York, NY
Technical lead and author of a technical due diligence report for the purchase of the hotel by the China-based insurance company in the largest single property Hotel acquisition in history.
- New York Palace | New York, NY
Technical lead of a technical due diligence program for the purchase of the New York Palace by LOTTE Hotels based in Seoul, South Korea.
- Monaco Hotel | Philadelphia, PA
Technical lead and author of a technical due diligence report the Monaco Hotel for German based investment organization.
- The National | Chicago, IL
Technical lead and author of a technical due diligence report the The National office building for German based investment organization.
- The St Regis | New York, NY
Qatar Investment Auth
Technical lead and author of a technical due diligence report the St. Regis Hotel for Qatar based investment organization.
- Bachelor of Architecture – New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York
1978 - 1983
- Associate Applied Science Construction Technology – State University of New York, Farmingdale 1976 - 1978
- Highgate Capital Inv.
- Iconiq Capital
- KanAm Grund America
- Principal Cap. Mngmt
- Qatar Inv Authority
- Rockwood Capital