Bayo Akintoye is the Founder and President of the BULLNET Group.
Before starting BULLNET, Bayo Akintoye MRICS had joined Broll Nigeria, an affiliate of CB Richard Ellis in Lagos, Nigeria in 2004 as an associate broker. Bringing 20 years of commercial real estate experience, he provides comprehensive services for corporate and institutional tenants and owners. Mr. Akintoye’s areas of expertise include leasing, strategic planning, transaction management, asset management, project management, property management and facilities management for corporate and private clientele involved in retail/ tourism, commercial, industrial and residential property developments and investments.
In the course of the past years, Mr. Akintoye has worked on sabbatical in the United Kingdom with CB Richard Ellis London as Emerging Markets Analyst and with Clapham Park Homes CPH as a Business Analyst for the regeneration development project for the London Borough of Lambert.
Presently, he is consulting for various shopping mall promoters in major cities in Nigeria to conduct market research and feasibility studies as well as sourcing for desirable anchor and line shop tenants with the most exciting tenant mix.
He has facilitated various training sessions and seminars on topics ranging from shopping mall consultancy, marketing and research in real estate markets to project management and facilities management. He is also a host of the radio program “Estates, Properties and More” which is aired on 105.1 FM every Thursday at 9.30am.
Mr. Akintoye is an associate member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK and an associate member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors &Valuers (NIESV). He is also a Registered RICS Valuer and a registered member of the pan African Real Estate Society.
Mr. Akintoye holds a BSc. Degree in Estate Management and a Master’s Degree in Geoinformatics from the University of Lagos in 1999 and 2003 respectively. In 2008, he received his MSc. Degree in Real Estate Investment & Development from the University of Greenwich, UK. He has attended various certificate executive courses including Lease Negotiation course in the University of Pretoria, South Africa and the Real Estate Executive course in Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.
Further to pioneering the first real estate boutique in Nigeria located at Ikeja Mall under the Bullnet Brokers brand, Bayo is presently working on executing patent ideas in financial technology namely Bullnet Mobile Money.