CEO, AFI Romania & Czech Republic
Portfolio value of AFI Europe:
€ 1.4 bn.
Real Estate experience:
More than 20 years’ experience operating in CEE real estate markets
Originally from Israel, Doron Klein has more than 20 years’ experience operating in Central and Eastern European real estate markets, having been based in Czech Republic for most of that time. He joined AFI Europe in 2008 and since 2011 he has served as CEO of AFI Europe’s operations in the Czech Republic. In 2018 Doron was also appointed as CEO for AFI Europe Romania operations. Doron Klein has an MBA degree from The University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic and he is fluent in Hebrew, English and Czech.
“In the next period we will continue to improve and grow our portfolio which currently stands at ~ 170.000 sqm retail spaces and ~ 300.000 sqm office spaces both by advancing the development plan on our existing land bank as well as by potential acquisitions of more standing properties.”
At the beginning of 2020, AFI Europe Romania delivered to the final users its first residential complex developed in the Romanian market, enjoying the know-how the company gained in the region for the last 20 years. AFI City Bucurestii Noi delivered 190 apartments in Phase I and is located exactly at Laminorului metro station.
In October, 2020 the company inaugurated AFI Brasov, a mixed-use project combining 45.000 sqm GLA shopping center with 15.000 sqm GLA office spaces (AFI Park Brasov) in the heart of Brasov city. The project received the LEED GOLD green certification, being the first mixed-use project in the county to award such recognition.
AFI Europe bought the office portfolio of NEPI-Rockcastle (118.500 sqm spread over 4 Class A business parks and 8 buildings in total), in the largest office transaction on the market, valued at € 290 mil.
AFI opened the AFI Brasov mixed–use development and entered the residential market in 2018 with AFI City.