Carrafiell sets up Alpha Real Estate Advisors

Former MSREF global co head John Carrafiell has reportedly set up an advisory business. According to media reports, Carrafiell has formed Alpha Real Estate Advisors focused on board-level consultancies and advisory work.

John Carrafiell, senior advisor to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing has formed Alpha Real Estate Advisors, an advisory practice.

The firm is the vehicle through which the former global co-head will take up board-level consultancies and advisory work, according to UK commercial real estate magazine Property Week. London-based Carrafiell stepped down from his position in January.

Recently he advised MSREF investment Songbird Estates, on equity raising from a consortium including Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund Qatar Holding and China Investment Corporation to repay an £880 million loan to Citi.