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Oriol Barrachina (C&W): “More than Fear, There is an Inability to Agree Prices for Operations”

The CEO of the consulting firm Cushman & Wakefield Spain foresees limited adjustments in the office market, focused on certain products, and a reorganization of portfolios.

Oriol Barrachina, CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Spain

With a degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Barcelona (UB) and the University of Antwerp (Ufsia) and an MBA from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Oriol Barrachina Masip (Barcelona, 1969) has served as the CEO of Cushman & Wakefield in Spain since 2013. The firm is one of the three largest real estate consultancies in the world.

With more than two decades of experience in the Spanish real estate market (he started his career in 1996 at another multinational consulting firm, CBRE), Barrachina manages a team of more than 300 professionals at C&W’s offices in Madrid and Barcelona.

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