CBRE dominates largest leases in 2010

July 26, 2010 05:30PM

Commercial services firm CB Richard Ellis represented the tenants in
seven of the 10 largest office leasing deals that closed in the first
half of 2010,
up from three of the top leasing deals in same period last year, a
CoStar Group ranking of the top 50 leasing deals published today in
Crain’s shows.

CBRE dominated the upper tier of leases with the top four tenants:
Proskauer Rose, Polo Ralph Lauren, Showtime and Beijing Vantone Real
Estate.

CBRE also had the greatest representation overall in the 50 deals. It
represented tenants in 13 deals and landlords in 12 for a combined
total of 25 deals. That was an improvement compared with 22 total deals
last year split evenly between tenant and landlord representation, the
survey shows.

Cushman was in second place for the first half of this year, with a
total of 13 deals, eight of which were tenant-side representation. Next
was Newmark Knight Frank, with a total of 11 deals. Seven of those were
representing tenants. TRD