B&B HOTELS Group has announced the arrival of Tobias Gollnest to the position of Chief Development Officer. He started in the role on 1st July 2023.
As the group’s Chief Development Officer, Tobias Gollnest will be responsible for its development and acquisitions in Central and Northern Europe. He will, in particular, be charged with overseeing this in the German, Austrian, Danish, and Dutch markets.
Gollnest brings more than two decades of real estate banking and investment experience to his new role. He cut his teeth in the world of financing at Eurohypo in 2001, before joining Barclays Capital and then Merrill Lynch.
In 2008, he headed up FREO’s domestic real estate transactions team before moving to CORESTATE Capital six years later. Initially, he was tasked with building up the firm’s commercial real estate investment division.
Prior to joining B&B HOTELS, Gollnest was CORESTATE Capital’s Chief Investment Officer for the DACH region. In this capacity, his role was to oversee real estate acquisitions, the development of new investment products and strategies, and the management of joint ventures.