Susan Tjarksen

C&W’s Susan Tjarksen to Moderate Co-Living Panel at Global Summit in New York City

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2019 – In cities around the world, shifts in lifestyles and habits are challenging the traditional housing preferences in which urbanites reside. As a result, entrepreneurs, designers, city planners, universities and developers are collaborating to create hybrid living typologies to adapt to more nomadic generations. Top U.S. and European co-living and student accommodation market leaders will gather in New York City on Tuesday, Sept. 17, for the first-ever Class of 2020 global summit, “The Future is Blended,” to exchange best practices to help shape shared urban living models of the future. Susan Tjarksen, managing director at Chicago-based Cushman & Wakefield, will co-moderate a Q&A of high-profile industry experts who will explore key trends in co-living, co-working and student accommodation. The program takes place at WeWork in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. “While co-living is not a new concept, its popularity has grown so much in recent years that [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Hires KIG CRE Brokerage Team

Susan Tjarksen, Todd Stofflet and Jason Stevens Bolster Firm’s Midwest Multifamily Institutional Investment Sales Platform CHICAGO, October 8, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield today announced the Chicago office has hired KIG CRE’s multifamily institutional investment sales brokerage team. Susan Tjarksen, Todd Stofflet and Jason Stevens joined as Managing Directors on October 1 and will be based in the firm’s office at 225 West Wacker Drive. They are accompanied by Laura Ballou, Jacob Albers, Daniel Falkenberg, Caleb Zielke and Brenda Cuellar from their team. The sales team has brokered over $2.4 billion of multifamily sales, 145 acres of multifamily land and sold more than 33,000 apartment units. Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield, stated: “The KIG team is forward-thinking and has a fantastic transaction track record. Their expertise in interpreting and delivering data-driven intelligence bolsters our Chicago investment sales platform and will drive value and transparency throughout the sales [...]