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Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries help occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory.

Since opening its first Chicago office in 1967, Cushman & Wakefield has played a vital role in local real estate, accounting for some of the most high-profile transactions and continuously ranking amongst the top firms in the city. Today, as our global headquarters, Cushman & Wakefield has three offices and more than 640 employees in Chicago, providing strategic real estate solutions under the iconic Cushman & Wakefield brand. Over the course of nearly 100 years, we have made a name for ourselves as one of the biggest and best global real estate firms – and we still have a world of opportunity ahead of us.

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Bridge Development Partners Begins Construction of Bridge Point Downers Grove in Chicago Suburbs

Cushman & Wakefield’s Jason West, David Friedland, Sean Henrick, Michael Magliano and Doug Pilcher Leasing High-Profile Site CHICAGO, June 12, 2018 – Bridge Development Partners, in partnership with Banner Oak Capital Partners, and Cushman & [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Selected as Exclusive Leasing Agent as Construction Begins on Rosalind Franklin University Innovation and Research Park

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Approves Expansion of Enterprise Zone Chicago, May 14, 2018 – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a Cushman & Wakefield client, began construction on its new Innovation [...]

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