Valdis Ligers

Valdis Ligers

Valdis Ligers

Principal, Director Baltic Operations

Mr. Valdis Ligers LLB, SIOR, MRICS is motivated Top level manager, visionary leader and corporate team player with over 20 year’s experience in DELIVERY of measurable RESULTS in property advisory, client representation, sales, lease, development advisory and vast spectrum of other corporate services. Specializes in counselling clients on all aspects necessary to expand and optimize the value and use of their real estate portfolio. He is hard working industry expert and at the same time proven team head with the ability to pull together the teams for successful cooperation in multidisciplinary, multi cultural environment, improving motivation, performance and with direct emphasis to business ethics and internal compliance procedures. Consistently achieved financial targets, proposed.

Key fields of  Valdis Ligers LLB, SIOR, MRICS experience and expertise include:

Feasibility study, budgeting, financial modelling/ reporting, crisis mitigation strategies and implementation, development of organisation and projects, negotiation strategy and conduction, liaison of sustainable and trustworthy partnership with stakeholders and authorities.

During past decade of Valdis Ligers LLB, SIOR, MRICS career he executed and provided:

  • Advisory services to vast number of  global, regional and local clients on the development and organised implementation implementation of strategic real estate positioning and project management programs which support core business objectives related to the acquisition, development and disposition of land, retail, office and industrial space;
  • Management of  large Portfolio of “Toxic” real estate assets repossessed by the leading Norvegian Bank in Latvia;
  • Has worked with multi-national corporations on their acquisition/ disposition/ strategic planning requirements in the Baltics;
  • Successfully executed number of risk profile evaluation, management and mitigation programmes; background in property management consulting with top tier firms in various local and international postings;


Valdis Ligers LLB, SIOR, MRICS has Academic Degree in social sciences (LLB Public Law);

Holds Certificate of Professional mediator, formerly Founder and Chairman of Association “Mediation and ADR”;

Member of the Board of LREDA (Latvian Real Estate Developers Association);

Speaks fluently English, Latvian (native tongue), Russian;

Valdis holds following professional designations:
★MRICS- Member of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) from 2010.

Specializes in Portfolio management, Sale, lease, Special Asset Solutions, Retail, Valuation advice, Investment, Development, Legal matters, Mediation.

★SIOR – Member of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) from 2010-2015 and from 2018 forwards – Advisory Specialist in the fields of development, sale and lease of commercial and residential real estate.

V.Ligers serves for society and professional organisations:

★SIOR – Member of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors)

★RICS Board Member in the Baltics, Representative for Latvia;

★Board Member at LREDA (Latvian Real Estate Developers Association);
★Founder and Former Chairman of the Board (2005-2011)- currently member of Association “Mediation and ADR”.
★Associated Member of Latvian Sustainable Building Council (LSBC)

Track record:

Principal, Chairman of the board and CEO of NEXTRE Global Group from 2016;

CEO, Director Baltic operations at NAI Baltics Ltd. – NAI Global Member in the Baltics from 2007;
In the past:
CEO at SALVUS Ltd.- Real Estate Asset Management company of DNB bank;
Director, Member of the Board at R.E.D. Pro Ltd.;
Development Director at Kesko Food (Latvia, Baltics) at Finnish corporation “KESKO” Oyj;

Professioanal Awards and designations:

  • Received NAI Platinum Elite Top Producer Award 2008 NAI GLOBAL Convention Las Vegas 2009. NAI Global named Valdis Ligers LLB, SIOR, MRICS of NAI Baltics in Riga, Latvia, to the NAI Global Elite, a group comprised of the organization’s top performers and top producers. Valdis qualified as a Top Producer at the Platinum Elite level based on production of NAI Global crossborder deals in Year 2008.
  • Residential development, – “Dignājas nami” developed under Direct management of  Mr.Valdis Ligers are twice nominated as those of the Best New Developments in 2006 and 2007, by Best New Project expert panel which consisted of leading real estate industry experts, Latvian State and Riga municipality authorities, Riga City Architects Bureau.
  • Winner of 2nd place- Best building of the year -2016, LDS Church Congregation of Latvia Meeting house ( Church building) in Riga, 71 Lāčplēša Str, Riga, Latvia.

Projects by types -developed, managed, consulted:

Close to 150 000 sq. meters of commercial space (retail, offices, logistics);

Around 15 000 sq.m of residential – schemes of multi-family dwellings;

More than 8 000 sq. m buildings of social use (Community infrastructure, church, School);

Streets, municipal public area- Concept creation, definition, detailed plannig, direction setting and initial management of the project.

Some of them to be mentioned, are:

  • Phases I and II of “SPICE” Shopping center in Riga;
  • Shopping center “VIVO”, downtown of Jelgava;
  • Shopping center “TOBAGO”, Ventspils;
  • Shopping center “RIETUMU CENTRS”, (currently “Jysk”) Liepaja;
  • Hypermarket “RIMI” (formerly “Citymarket”) Pulkveža Brieža ielā 17, Riga
  • Development of more than thirty “Supernetto” discounter shops,
  • Office building at Vienibas Gatve 87, where acting as Client’s consultant.
  • Residential development, we are proud of – “Dignājas nami”;
  • Meeting house ( Church building) for the Client – LDS Church Congregation of Latvia in Riga, Latvia;
  • Project development of the Property –School building for Landlord  SPV for the tenant – King’s College, The British School of Latvia.

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Other team members

Valdis Ligers

Valdis Ligers

Principal, Director Baltic Operations
Bettija Ligere

Bettija Ligere

Project Manager