CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2016 – Cushman & Wakefield has recruited David Friedland to join its Chicago Industrial Services group, further strengthening the firm’s leading industrial practice. Mr. Friedland, a 22-year industry veteran focused on Chicago’s suburban industrial market, will serve as Executive Director.
”David has an outstanding reputation and unmatched expertise that will elevate our Chicago industrial platform significantly,” said Shawn Mobley, Cushman & Wakefield President, East Region. “We will continue to add exceptional talent to complement our leading industrial platform in Chicago, one of the nation’s top industrial markets, and we could not have asked for a better addition to bolster that growth.”
Mr. Friedland joins Cushman & Wakefield from Transwestern. He specializes in industrial sale and lease transactions in the Interstate 88 corridor and surrounding western suburbs. Over his career, he has completed 700+ transactions for corporate and institutional clients valued at $1 billion. Mr. Friedland joined Epic Realty Partners in 1995, and subsequently co-owned and sold the firm to Transwestern in 2013. He has represented top-tier, multi-market tenants as well as institutional landlords including High Street Equity, DCT and Liberty Property Trust.
“Cushman & Wakefield has deep bench of global resources that’s complimented by a collaborative and client-centric culture,” said Friedland. “I’m thrilled to have the support of a powerhouse, full-service platform that will allow me to provide consistent, outstanding solutions for my clients.”
Mr. Friedland is among six significant recruits that have joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Chicago industrial practice over the past month, exemplifying the firm’s continued momentum in recruiting best-in-class talent and growing its leading industrial platform.
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