Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield

About: Cushman & Wakefield is a commercial real estate firm. Cushman & Wakefield specializes as a leasing and investment-sales broker and provides real estate financial and property management services.

Headquartered in Chicago
Founded in: 1917.
Lead by: CEO Brett White; President John Forrester; CFO Duncan Palmer

Cushman & Wakefield Q&A

Where does Cushman & Wakefield operate?
Headquartered in Chicago, Cushman & Wakefield is an international company, with hundreds of offices in 70 countries. They manage 3.6 billion square feet of real estate across these offices.
What does Cushman & Wakefield do?
Cushman & Wakefield offers a variety of real estate services, including agency leasing, asset and investment management, facilities and development services, and more. Its clients have included the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Brookfield Properties, the Trump Organization, Tishman Speyer, Boston Properties, Morgan Stanley, SL Green Realty and the Blackstone Group.
Who owns Cushman & Wakefield?
Cushman & Wakefield is majority-owned by TPG Capital, a private equity firm, which purchased Cushman & Wakefield along with DTZ and Cassidy Turley in 2015. In 2018 it debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, although TPG retained its controlling stake.
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Finding Forrester
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Can John Forrester take Cushman to the next level?

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Cushman & Wakefield's Brett White and John Forrester
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Cushman explains its high hopes for WeWork partnership

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Cushman predicts widespread return-to-office in early 2022

Cushman predicts widespread return-to-office in early 2022

Repeatedly delayed return-to-office plans may finally come to fruition in the coming months, a new report indicates. While office...

Cushman predicts widespread return-to-office in early 2022
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WeWork, Cushman negotiating $150M partnership

At its greatest heights, WeWork once considered acquiring Cushman & Wakefield. Now, the co-working firm is considering a cash...

WeWork, Cushman negotiating $150M partnership
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Top sales broker out at Cushman & Wakefield

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Top sales broker out at Cushman & Wakefield

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